What is Kratom?

Kratom, a tropical evergreen plant, is the common name for Mitragyna speciosa. The tree is known for its height and botanical value. Kratom has seen increased usage particularly in the 21st century and users have seen it as an invaluable stimulant for physical and mental health. 

History

The use of Kratom can be said to be ancient, while this might be unfounded historically. However, the plant has been shown to be used orally. People have been chewing on the leaves since the 1980’s in order to numb pains. Domestic workers in Thailand have been chewing on the leaves while working in the sun for many years. Originating from southwest Asia, this tropical plant has made a reputation around the world. Today, the plant and its leaves popularly called Kratom is widely used and accepted. The influence of western acceptance have plunged kratom use into the limelight. 

Pharmacology

Kratom contains several phytochemicals including indole alkaloids mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. The mechanism behind Kratom’s stimulating effect has not been thoroughly researched enough to make sufficient claims. It can be said that the constituents of kratom are responsible for the effect it has on the consumers.

Is Kratom Safe to Use?


Several agencies around the world have classified Kratom as illegal, this is as a result of occurrences associated with the usage of the plant. Some kratom are contaminated, this is either due to the storage or transport of the leaves. Using such kratom can definitely not be considered safe. However, our customers at Krypto Kratom are assured of the highest standards of safety when it comes to handling their kratom. In cases where deaths have resulted from kratom usage, it has been found that the leaves contain other substances. These substances include illegal opiates and benzodiazepines. These substances could have claimed responsibility for the death.

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Is Kratom Legal?


That question might be a little tricky, this is because the answer is dependent on your location. In several regions in the United States, the use of kratom is deemed illegal. These states include Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Washington DC. It also illegal in Alton, IL, Sarasota County, and San Diego, CA. There is a need to always check the current status of legality of Kratom in your area and ensure it is allowed.

 

Varieties of Kratom


Kratom has a wide spectrum of variety and different types. There are different strains of kratom that differ between each leaf depending on the color of the veins. Using different strains can generate different results as the hydroxymitragynine content differs slightly. At Krypto Kratom, we have about 12 different types of kratom each prepared for your utmost satisfaction and differing between their vein color and the region it was harvested from.

Krypto Kratom is the place where you can get the best of kratom. It is easily the safest, highest quality kratom shop you will find anywhere online.

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