As Kratom gets worldwide significance as a wonder herb which heals lot of body ailments many newbies are attempting to give a trial to actually understand the positive impacts it has on the body. Its native users use it as it is. Many consume raw leaves but with advanced methodologies in manufacture and to store the product all through the year it is being supplied in various forms like powder, capsules, strains and pills. Capsules and pills are the easiest way of consumption but as the quantity induced in it is very little you may be expected to take dozen tablets or at least half a dozen at a time.So new users would wonder how it can be used safely and effectively.
What is the Best Way to Use Kratom?
According to experts the most effective way of taking Kratom is in the form of powder. As like any other plant Kratom is also bitter and the powder is tough to swallow. You will find that it sticks to the mouth and tongue and hardly goes inside. Moreover, it is not so easily dissolvable in water. A lot of the powder gets stuck to the glass no matter however well you stir it. The residue again would be a hard biting experience. So a better way of taking it is TOSS AND WASH method. Since Kratom is bitter in taste it is advisable to take it along with water in order to avoid spitting or vomiting. But it is not as bad as it is believed to be. All it takes is just getting habituated to the taste.
What is Toss and Wash Method?
This is a simple way of taking Kratom in its powder form. As discussed, there are chances of sticking and clumping to the mouth and tongue. It will stay leaving marks on your teeth also.
To avoid all this, just take 1 measure of Kratom powder (say 1 scoop) and put it in the mouth.
As soon as you do it, consume a large glass of liquid of your choice. Ideally it can be water. But if you are new user, you can take any sweet beverage so as to avoid bitterness. As you get used to the taste you can start taking it with water.
Now, toss the powder all through the mouth as how you do oil pulling or mouth wash. As the powder gets mixed with liquid it will be easier for you to swallow. With this, most of the powder will be sent in side except for little amount which can be removed with the help of brushing. Do not inhale while you do Toss and wash technique as some ingredients are harmful for the lungs.
Quantity of Kratom to be taken:
There is nohard and fast rule regarding the quantity of the powder to be taken. But if you are a beginner it is suggested to start with 1 teaspoon. As you get adjusted to the taste, you can increase to 2 spoons.
Regardless the quantity, Toss and wash method is the easiest and most convenient way of taking Kratom powder compared to other ways.
Kratom and its products are not yet scientifically proven and their use is banned in some countries. There are many controversies surrounding the use of Kratom. So take expert advice before starting its usage to avoid hazardous effects on the body.