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February 11, 2021
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Can Kratom Be Used to Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain?

Kratom has long been used in Southeast Asia, and is often associated with providing relief from physical discomfort. While some users report positive effects from taking […]
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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Can Kratom Be Used to Help Anxiety and Depression?

Mitragyna speciosa, more commonly known as kratom, is a tree native to several Southeast Asian countries. Traditionally, the leaves of the kratom plant are chopped and dried, chewed raw, […]
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 […]
January 27, 2021
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Kratom Extracts: What They Are and How to Make Them

There are many methods of consuming kratom, which include taking capsules, making tea, infusing kratom powders into your cooking, or using a kratom extract. Kratom extracts are […]
January 27, 2021
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Smoking Kratom: Is It Safe?

Kratom, or Mitragnya speciosa, generally refers to a tropical evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia. The leaves of the kratom tree are often harvested and used […]
January 27, 2021
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Does Kratom Get You High?

Kratom is a botanical substance with roots in traditional use in Southeast Asia. It was traditionally used for spiritual transcendence, increased work productivity, treating physical discomforts, and […]
January 27, 2021
A pile of capsules filled with green Malay kratom powder.

Everything You Need to Know About Kratom Capsules

The leaves of Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom, are used for a range of purported benefits. There are many methods of taking kratom that allow the user […]