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Facts about Kratom Legalization

Many countries have deemed kratom unsafe for consumption as a tea and in capsule form. It’s also no longer legal to smoke it in many countries, such as: Australia Denmark Finland Ireland Malaysia Thailand Bulgaria In addition, some US states, like Arkansas, Vermont, and Alabama, have made the drug illegal. What Is Kratom? Kratom comes […]

Kratom Side Effects

Kratom, known by the scientific name Mitragyna speciosa, is a tropical evergreen tree found in Southeast Asia. It’s also an intoxicant used both in traditional medicine and by young people to get high. This drug has come to the attention of authorities and addiction specialists only recently, especially because some of the side effects have […]

Kratom Addiction

The bitter leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa, or kratom, tree indigenous to Southeast Asia contains two psychoactive compounds: mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), these compounds activate opioid receptors in the brain. In addition, kratom has stimulant effects in lower doses. The drug is known to decrease inhibitions and […]