Kratom powders, the time-tested products are a new class of natural ethno botanicals, in vogue since time immemorial. However, this concoction with its modern applications has gained immense popularity over the recent years. This shift has brought about a series of regulations to avoid its presence in the pharmaceutical and chemical drugs’ outlets.
Source and Method of Preparation
Parts of South East Asia famous for their ecological reserves were identified as the original sources of this drug for over a millennium. This drug since then has provided humanity a wide array of health benefits. The process of manufacturing this drug uses the leaves of the kratom tree to be filled with naturally-occurring alkaloids. These chemicals with their innate qualities provide a powerful combination of vitality-boosting effects. In recent times, a global use of kratom is witnessed in the form of a herbal medicine catering to different strata of society.
The following are the stimulations experienced by people using Kratom powders –
The kratom powders provide its patrons a combination of medical as well as recreational benefits that are manifest in the form of aiding in the natural elevation of energy and lowering the blood pressure. These powders soothe the nerves and bring about an optimistic transformation in the mental state, by easing the symptoms of depression and increasing concentration.
3 Main Forms – Raw Leaf Kratom, Kratom Powder and Kratom extract
Raw leaf Kratom: This is the naturally occurring Kratom leaf predominantly in use over a millennium, on account of its wide range of health benefits. Consumption is by chewing the leaf, abstaining from swallowing, which in turn causes the release of kratom’s bio-active alkaloids into the system.
Powdered leaves: Another mode of consumption is in the form of a fine powder using its dried leaves. One can easily blend the leaves or can purchase the readymade powder available either in bulk or capsule form. This can be swallowed along with water or as an additive to food and beverages.
Powder extracted from resin: This is also known as “extract powder”, which is prepared by adding liquid to powdered kratom leaves and boiling them to a consistency of a resin. This is then ground in a blender. Since this is a laborious process, people associate its pleasant taste in line with the efforts, in addition to being recognized as a highly concentrated extract, which calls for diligent consumption in prescribed doses.
Kratom powders do not pose any serious health threats if consumed responsibly, on the contrary are perceived as a means to aid drug abusers to wean them off from wither heroin or opium. There are no indications suspecting symptoms of addiction or withdrawal using kratom powder. The mild side effect of excessive consumption, which will dissipate quickly, will be manifested in the form of nausea or sleeplessness.
Prescribed Ranges of Dosage:
Dosages under 10 grams are permissible, a range between 10-20 grams constitutes a mild to more intense effect, while going overboard between 20-30 grams and above will result in most powerful sensations.
These kratom powders which are pronounced to be completely legal are meant for enjoyment, by experimenting with various forms and effects.