Kratom, scientifically named Mitragynine Speciosa, has been in use for various treating body ailments like Arthritis, Fibro myalgia, mental problems like mood disorders as an opiate substitute and stimulant. Though its medicinal properties highly valued in many countries like USA and UK, some countries like Thailand, Myanmar and Australia have banned it based on the warnings of certain health care organisations and regulatory authorities. Some possible side effects which may result in long term side effects have made it legal status questionable.
Is Kratom is useful?
Studies say that there are more than 20 alkaloids in Kratom which are useful in pain relief. It comes under the category of Kappa-opioid receptor agonist and is similar to Yohimbine in characteristics. It is more powerful than morphine. Kratom, because of its opioid like action is used in pain relief treatments. Apart from this, it is used as anti-inflammatory, anti tussive as treatment for cough, antipyretic in treating minor medicines, anti-hypertensive used in treatment of high BP, in giving local anaesthesiaand in treating diarrhoea. Also opioid addicted individuals use Kratom to avoid withdrawal side effects. But none of these have been clinically proven. Hence it has been a cause of concern whether or not it has to be included in DEA’s list of drugs trying to put it in schedule1 list of drugs.
What’s harmful about Kratom?
Scientific researchers have shown some opioid like side effects that may occur with moderate use of Kratom like sweating, sedation, dizziness, constipation, loss of appetite, increased urination and nausea.Prolonged use of Kratom has resulted in delusion, confusion and hallucinations with psychosis. Also there were adverse effects like liver injury, addiction, withdrawal, muscle aches and improper limb movements. Weight loss, hypothyroidism andanorexia have also been reported in some cases.
Kratom is a herb with psycho active influences. It is easy to get review of the product you purchased in Reddit. There are mixed opinions about kratom products.
Customers who have used it have various good reviews about its potential as relaxation contingent.
It acts as mood improving drug and recreational drug.
For example, Maha a kali from Herbal salvations has got good reviews from majority of customers.
There may be geographical alterations with in the same species. Each one works on a different note to each individual.
All the species collected by various research colleges included Mytragynine but had different alkaloids.
Maeng da from green botanicals has many positive reviews with many customers opting to buy more.
White ketapang from the same company is also one of the best products according to user reviews.
Gaia, Herbal salvation, Green botanicals, Krabot and Canopy are some of the top vendors in the list.
Most of the vendors have coupon codes and there is a chance of earning of earning as well by being member of their sites. You can check earning possibilities also with each vendor.
Maeng da, Borneo kratom, Bali kratom and Indo kratom are some of the best sold products.
Some vendors have slightly higher price than the rest based on the kind of strains and leaves used. You can click for the legitimacy of the vendors and avail products accordingly.
Though it has been identified as a wonder herb, lack of proper scientific evidence is questioning the safety of the product. No internet source gives exact details about the legitimacy of the product and vendor.
DEA’s listing of Kratom as drug of concern raises questions about the possible uses of Kratom products. So it is advisable to take proper medical guidance before using the product.