Guide to Kratom

History of Kratom

The use of kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) goes back several thousand years, but it was first formally documented growing abundantly in Thailand by Dutch botanist Pieter Willem Korthals in the early 19th century. Kratom grows naturally in regions such as:

  • Thailand

  • Indonesia

  • Malaysia

  • Sumatra

  • Java

  • Bali

  • Borneo

  • The Sunda isles.

Effects of Kratom

It is believed that the medicinal effects of kratom are highly and diverse due to its unique alkaloid profile, which is unlike any other plant known to exist. The effects vary from each strand, however they include:

  • Pain relief

  • Opiate withdrawal relief                                                                     

  • Opiate maintenance /transitional substance

  • Mood-lifting

  • Energy Promotion

  • Anxiolytic (Anti-Anxiety)

  • Depression Relief

  • Insomnia Relief

  • Immune System Stimulation

  • Nootropic (Cognition Enhancing)

  • Anti-leukemic

  • Anti-malarial

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Lowers blood sugar