- On April 26, 2018
Kratom, a plant that grows throughout Southeast Asia, is now being harvested to create brilliant extracts. These extracts can be used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions without the harmful side effects of opiates and other prescription drugs. More and more people are becoming aware of the potential of kratom over time and the positive kratom effects. Here’s what you need to know.
What is Kratom?
Kratom is a naturally growing plant that has been used for thousands of years by the people of Asia to manage pain and relieve chronic illnesses. It comes in many different strains and strengths. Kratom extracts are made by drying the leaves and using modern processes to concentrate the active ingredients for human use. You will notice that each kratom strain is named after the area that it was harvested from, as well as the color of the leaves that it comes from. Some local plant varieties have different properties, and certain colored leaves are thought to be stronger than others.
Types of Kratom
- Powder – Those who are interested in kratom effects can purchase extracts in several different forms. Kratom powder is widely available and offers a number of benefits. First and foremost, it is one of the simplest products to find any strain you choose to use. In addition, kratom powder allows you to precisely measure your dosage by starting out with a tiny bit and adding a little at a time until you achieve the desired effect.
- Capsules – You may also find kratom capsules available in a number of stores. Kratom capsules are easier to take than kratom powder because they mask the flavor, however, they only come in a few pre-measured dosages and a couple of strains. Kratom capsules are not generally recommended for beginners because they tend to come in higher dosages.
- Liquid – Finally, liquid kratom is becoming more popular as time goes on. Liquid kratom has won many points due to the simplicity and concentration of the extracts used. These little liquid shots are usually flavored to hide the flavor of the kratom powder, and come sealed so you can carry them with you on the go.
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