Kratom is known as Mitragynaspeciosa which is found in the Eastern parts of Asia. It comes under the family of coffee and has found the best distribution among youngsters and most popular among students. It is a kind of leaf which drives away stress and also uses an antidepressant.
So there are some key things that you should certainly know about Kratom which helps you to find the best possible Kratom products. After an extensive research of my own, I have lined up some of the key information which guides you in buying Kratom.
- In general, how Kratom is extracted?
This is one of prime thing to know because the way in which the raw Kratom leaf is harvested and converted into a consumable product plays a vital role in the production. So, read the product description and file the way in which it got extracted or processed. So some of the key things that you should in the description is discussed below,
- Extraction based on water.
- Extraction based on tincture
- Extraction with resins
- Extraction from leaf
One common way of extracting is by using water or ethanol as discussed below.
- The kratom leaves are placed in a large pot and boiled along with ethanol.
- While boiling they form compounds with the leaves which can be extracted by heat.
- The leaves have to be separated from ethanol, for this strainer is used.
- Then again it is boiled to obtain the powder remains.
This powdered extract is usually more concentrated than the regular leaf i.e. it is fifty times more concentrated. If so then it will be denoted as 50x kratom extract. It can be 5, 10, 15, or 20 based upon the amount of leaf used.
Some of the popular Kratom variants are,
- White Vein Borneo Kratom powder
- Super Indo Kratom powder
- Bali Kratom leaf or powder
- Green Malaysian Kratom powder.
- Red vein Sumatra Kratom Powder.
- Kratom can be extracted from which part of the plant?
Kratom is a plant which grows in Thailand known as Mitragynaspeciosa. Though it was first popular only in the Eastern side now it has found its path towards the Western side. As we all know people who use pangs are considered to be drug addicts and only through counseling they can be treated to become normal. But these leaves all play a vital role in helping them to overcome their addiction. Thus people in West consider only the benefits in the leaf.
This tree grows generally up to a height of 25 to 30 feet. The leaves of the tree contain 40 compounds which allow it to be used by even common people to cure or treat diseases. The primary compounds are used for stress relief and boost up whereas the secondary compounds are used for side effects like a cough, cold and diarrhea. Each lead generally weighs around 2 to 3 grams. On an estimation, it was found that nearly 50% to 70% of men use kratom leaves on a daily basis.
- Are kratom leaves being tested in the lab?
The kratom leaves are tested in well reputed international laboratories only. There are several tests being conducted to find whether the kratom leaves are harvested originally. They are HPLC, GCMS, and TLC. Chemical and Physical tests are also conducted. If any test gives a negative result then the full product involved in that test will be thrown out.
It is always recommended to buy kratom online only when the seller is ready to show his third-party labor reports. If not, he might cheat you by selling duplicate products that can affect your health. A seller showing a good report will also tell what the things are not found in the product also, like pesticides or fertilizers.
- How kratom can be consumed?
Kratom can be used in many different forms. They are:
- By preparing chocolate kratom milkshake.
- By making the powder into a paste.
- By making it as a slurry.
- By making tea.
The commonly used method is to crush the leaves and make a tea to drink. Some crush and smoke along with it. If made as a powder, it can be mixed in hot water and consumed. Taking it with alcohol, mixing it with food or yogurt are also the other ways it can be consumed. The kratom shows its effects for nearly 5 to 6 hours.
- What will be the price of kratom?
There are various online stores selling kratom. They sell wholesale products also. The general pricing rate of kratom is
- 10kg and above – $60 per kg
- 20kg and above – $50 per kg
- 100kg and above – $45 per kg.
These are the rates for the wholesale. If its individual packs then the rate will be around $10.
Andrew Robert is 49 years old and he is an Ex Construction Manager who had suffered from severe joint pain and depression. Andrew’s only target is to create a website that gives accurate information about Kratom which helped him to heal his joint pain and depression. He want to help people who are in need of Kratom.