If you’re new to Kratom –  you’re in the right place.  At Kratom Geek, we have over 100 informative articles about the use, science, and history of Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa). 

For your convenience, we created this kratom beginner’s guide that combines all of our most noteworthy beginner’s articles in one place. 

This guide should give you a good idea of what Kratom is, the effects it provides, how to use it, and the best places to buy it. It’s important to have a good understanding of these things BEFORE you dive straight into using Kratom. 

Let’s kick this off with Kratom 101!

Kratom Overview

We highly recommend reading this article to learn where Kratom comes from. We discuss what Kratom is, the characteristics of the tree itself, and why the natives used it. 

The Mitragyna Speciosa tree (Kratom tree) produces chemical compounds called “alkaloids”, which are responsible for the effects that the user experiences. This article will help you learn more about Kratom’s alkaloids. 

Kratom (like most botanicals) can be found in different species. The different types are referred to as Kratom strains. Read this article to learn about Kratom strains and why they differ from one another.

Kratom Effects and Benefits

Read this article to know what effects are associated with Kratom. In that article, we discuss the most common reasons that people use Kratom. 

Additionally, you can read this article to further understand how those effects can be classified.

How To Use Kratom

After reading those articles, you should have a solid foundation of what Kratom is and what it does. You probably even know whether or not you want to try it. If you do, keep reading!

The first step is to determine how you want to take it. 

There isn’t one “right” way to consume Kratom. There are multiple ways you can use it. 

Common ways to use Kratom and informational articles to go along with them:

The second step is to figure out your serving size. 

Please read this article to find your ideal Kratom dosage depending on the product you’re using. We also discuss the best and easiest ways to measure your serving. 

Kratom Legality

Is Kratom legal? 

Good question! Yes and no. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t so “black and white”. 

In the United States, Kratom is federally legal yet unregulated. Some local governments have chosen to ban Kratom. 

You can read this article to learn more about Kratom legality in the United States. 

Likewise, outside of the United States, it’s still just as confusing. There are countries that have passed laws that ban Kratom. Refer to this article to see a list of every country with a ban on Kratom.

Where To Buy The Best Kratom Online

There are tons of places to buy Kratom online, but not all of them are worth your money. If you want to get good deals on great quality Kratom – look for a reliable vendor. 

Refer to this article to see what factors you should consider when searching for a reputable Kratom vendor. 

Kratom Geek recommends Happy Hippo because of the quality. They meet all of our expectations and more. Plus, they have the largest variety of Kratom strains we have ever seen! 

We have tried dozens of different Kratom vendors – but Happy Hippo is superior. My advice is to check out their sales section. They have weekly discounts and you can usually find some great deals. 

Additional Information – Expand Your Knowledge! 

Now that you have the basics of Kratom down, it’ll be easy for you to get started. Let us know if you have any questions. 

In conclusion, Kratom is amazing but it isn’t for everyone. For instance, there are some risks when using Kratom due to the lack of scientific studies. 

Be mindful, do your research, and listen to your body.


DISCLAIMER! Kratom is not approved by the FDA and is NOT intended to cure, diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or condition. Above all, make sure to speak with a physician before using Kratom.

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