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February 19, 2021
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What is Maeng Da Kratom?

Maeng Da is a form of kratom, an herbal substance found primarily in Southeast Asia. Out of the many strains of kratom, Maeng Da is considered the strongest variety. […]
February 18, 2021
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What Is Green Vein Kratom?

Green vein kratom is a variety of kratom leaf that has green colored stems and veins. Kratom is a leaf that grows from the Mitragyna speciosa plant and […]
February 17, 2021
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What Is White Vein Kratom?

White vein kratom is a type of kratom leaf that has white-colored stems and veins. Kratom is a leaf that grows from the Mitragyna speciosa plant, which is indigenous […]
February 16, 2021
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Understanding the Types and Strains of Kratom

The first thing to understand about kratom is that all kratom comes from the same plant, the Mitragyna speciosa — a member of the coffee family. You […]
February 15, 2021
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What Is Red Vein Kratom?

Red vein kratom is a type of kratom leaf that has red-colored veins and stems. This type of kratom is harvested from leaves that grow high on the […]
February 11, 2021
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What Is Yellow Vein Kratom?

Derived from the leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa plant, yellow vein kratom is a type of kratom that is yellow in color. Kratom can also have green, red, and white stems and […]
February 10, 2021
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What You Need to Know About Kratom and Pregnancy

The FDA offers dietary supplement tips for women, noting that pregnant women should seek counsel with their healthcare provider before taking medicine, vitamins, or supplements. People […]
February 9, 2021
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What Is Bali Kratom?

Bali kratom is one of the many forms of the plant Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom. Bali kratom was one of the first widely available types of […]
February 9, 2021
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What Strain of Kratom Is Best for Energy?

Kratom, a botanical derived from the leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa plant, has become a common lifestyle supplement in Western countries. It has a storied history in Southeast […]
February 9, 2021
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What Kratom Is Best for Sleep and Relaxation?

Kratom is a unique botanical that can provide boosts of energy, as well as help support relaxation and reduce restlessness. Kratom leaves are harvested from a plant […]
February 9, 2021
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Can Kratom Help You Lose Weight?

Losing weight can be challenging, and studies show that there is an increasing number of people trying to do so. To help them lose weight, some people […]
February 9, 2021
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One Leading Kratom Advocate Takes Shots at the Kratom Industry

For kratom advocates, Christopher R. McCurdy needs no introduction. He’s a medical chemist whose research focuses on the synthesis and development of drugs to treat pain […]
January 28, 2021
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New Constitutional Amendment Proposed in Idaho to Ban Psychoactive Substances

Last year, in 2020, House Bill 567 went before the Idaho State’s By Ways and Means Committee. That piece of legislation, called the Kratom Truth in Labeling Act, […]
January 28, 2021
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Kratom and Breastfeeding: What to Consider

Kratom comes from tropical evergreen trees that can be found in Southeast Asia. Used traditionally in its native region for many years, kratom has more recently gained […]
January 28, 2021
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Can Kratom Enhance Your Sex Drive?

Kratom is a plant that grows in Southeast Asia and is known to give people enhanced energy, increased focus, and even to support relaxation. The leaf of […]