Tag: Kratom

Green Maeng Da Kratom Experience Report

Today I received a kilo of Green Maeng Da Kratom from Amazing Botanicals, and this article contains a minute by minute experience report about what it is like to take this Kratom. I have been using Kratom for a decade and I’ve personally tried dozens of strains, so I will be able to judge how this Green Maeng Da stacks up relative to other types of Kratom. First off, I’ve been taking the same batch of Bali Kratom once a day for months now, since it is a really potent batch. The Bali that I have been taking and...

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Red Vein Kratom: The Complete Guide

This article contains a complete guide to Red Vein Kratom, including what defines it, how it is different from other strains, and its general effects. The Many Theories About What Defines Red Vein Kratom One of the most common questions that people ask is what defines Red Vein Kratom, or in other words, what’s the difference between Red Vein and the other strains? There are actually numerous theories about what defines Kratom as Red Vein. One of the earliest theories I heard was that the strain colors match the colors on the stoplight, with red meaning stop and green...

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How Long Does Kratom Last? Roughly 4-8 hours

A common question that new Kratom users often ask is how long does Kratom last? This article gives a thorough answer to this question based on empirical and subjective data. Scientifically, how long the effects of a substance lasts depends on the half-life, which is the amount of time it takes for half of the concentration of a substance to be eliminated from the body. Short acting substances have short half-lives, whereas long acting substances have long half-lives. According to scientific studies, Kratom’s primary alkaloid Mitragynine has a half-life of approximately 3.85 hours. The half-life of Kratom as a...

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Growing Kratom: The Complete Guide

This article is a complete guide for growing Kratom, which is an incredibly difficult process, but it can be very rewarding if done correctly. First off, it is important to learn about where Kratom comes from, in order to understand what conditions Kratom requires in order to thrive. Kratom’s Native Growing Regions Are Near The Equator In The Southeast Pacific Kratom grows in the moist tropical regions near the Earth’s equator in the Southeast Pacific. Most of the Kratom imported into the United States comes from Indonesia, but Kratom also readily grows in Malaysia, as well as in Thailand,...

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Kratom Capsules: The Benefits Of Them, Where To Buy, And How To Make Them

Although most Kratom enthusiasts prefer to use Kratom powder, especially via toss n’ wash with a drink like orange juice, sometimes it is not possible to do a toss n’ wash due to traveling and being on the go in general, or if you run out of orange juice! If that happens, Kratom capsules can be an extremely effective tool. Further, for people that just can’t stomach the bitterness of Kratom powder, capsules are the perfect choice since they deliver a dose of powder without having to worry about the taste. Where To Buy The Best Kratom Capsules There...

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Can You Overdose On Kratom? The Answer Is No

A common question that people ask is can you overdose on Kratom? This question is especially common since the FDA has waged a misinformation war against Kratom, basically saying that Kratom is deadly since it has opioid effects. However, as will be shown in this article, science definitively proves that it is not possible to truly overdose on Kratom. The primary reason that Kratom cannot cause overdoses is that it does not recruit beta-arrestin-2. Essentially, beta-arrestin-2 is an intracellular protein which suppresses the body’s norepinephrine, i.e. adrenaline, and this suppression of norepinephrine is what causes the lungs to shutdown...

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A Complete Guide To Avoiding Kratom Nausea

Due to the bitter and leafy nature of Kratom powder, Kratom nausea is relatively common. Fortunately, there are a few techniques that you can use to completely avoid Kratom nausea, as will be described below. Eating Food Before And During A Kratom Experience Is The Key The most effective way to avoid Kratom nausea is to eat food at the proper times. Some people advocate fasting before taking Kratom in order to increase the effects. However, it is better to have a little bit of food in the stomach, preferably something like bread, crackers, or granola. Essentially, having some...

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Kratom For Fibromyalgia: A Collection Of Real-Life Stories

Fibromyalgia is a serious condition which causes widespread chronic pain across the body, in addition to numbness/tingling, fatigue, and sleep problems, among other symptoms. Unfortunately, the cause of Fibromyalgia is mysterious and it is therefore not known to be curable. However, the good news is that people have reported success when taking Kratom for Fibromyalgia, as can be seen in the below collection of real-life stories. In-fact, in many of these stories it was reported that Kratom worked far better than prescription medicines for Fibromyalgia pain management. I use kratom every day for fibromyalgia and absolutely would not be...

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Kratom Tea: Ultimate Recipe Inside

Kratom tea is a popular way of ingesting Kratom since it is more fast-acting than Kratom powder and therefore can provide a stronger experience. This article contains a full guide for preparing the ultimate Kratom tea, based on a recipe that I developed after numerous experiments. First off, you need a pot, a stove, lemon juice, and your preferred dose of Kratom. You could prepare many days worth of Kratom tea at one time as well, just titrate the amount of Kratom that you put into the pot accordingly. I usually put in 10-20 grams. Fill the pot with...

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Is Kratom Legal? A Global Map Of Where Kratom Is Banned

When people first learn about Kratom they often wonder is Kratom legal? The answer can be found in this article, and it varies based on which Country, State, and City you are in. If you have been following the articles here on Kratom Cafe, then you are aware that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been attacking Kratom for years via a vicious misinformation campaign, and these attacks are only intensifying. However, you may not have known that Kratom is under attack worldwide, and Kratom is banned in a large fraction of the world, as will...

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Kratom Does Not Cause Drug Effects In The Mesolimbic Pathway, Explaining Why Kratom Lacks Addiction Potential

It is subjectively well known that Kratom addiction is not even comparable to the intense addiction caused by synthetic opioids and opiates. Whereas users of synthetic opioids and opiates have a tendency to take as much of the drugs as possible as often as possible while chasing a high, Kratom users usually take Kratom once or twice a day and are satisfied. Another way of saying it is that whereas synthetic opioid and opiate users are constantly thinking about their next fix, Kratom users usually do not think about their next Kratom dose, especially if they’ve already taken it...

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What Is Kratom?

I’ve written hundreds of articles about Kratom, but I’ve realized that I have not written an article which answers the simple question, what is Kratom? Although this question is simple, it is critically important, since whenever someone finds out about Kratom for the first time, this question is the first thing they ask, and the answer they receive to this question can permanently influence their opinion about Kratom. Kratom is a leaf from the Mitragyna Speciosa tree, a tree which grows indigenously in Southeast Asia, primarily in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. In these regions Kratom has been used...

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