Day: April 24, 2024

Effects of kratom – Addiction, Withdrawal and more

Native to southeast Asia, a tropical deciduous tree widely used for medicinal purposes throughout the region is kratom.  Banned in Thailand it is a natural substitute for opium. Mitragyna speciosa is the scientific name of this ever-green tree. It has many morphine-like effects. The active main ingredients of the kratom are the alkaloids 7-hydroxymitragynine and mitragynine. These alkaloids are often used for muscle relaxant effects or anti-inflammatory and also for pain relieving. The dark green leaves of this plant are usually powdered or crushed. Powdered kratom can be consumed with water.

The development of addiction and dependence is the most significant danger posed by long term kratom use and also the alkaloids present in the leaves of the kratom have a strong physical effect on humans. Even though the red maeng da effects can sometimes be positive, few times they are also the cause or reason for concern. Hence it is recommended to start with small doses and go with higher later to avoid side effects.

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The extracts from the leaves or leaves have been used for both sedative and stimulant effects that are unique. Stimulation kinds of effects occur at low doses, and euphoric and opioid-like depressant effects occurs with high doses. It is commonly used for treating digestive ailments, chronic pain and also for withdrawal from opioid dependence.

Dosage is really important, when using any kind of extract and hence it a good idea and is also recommend to start with a non-concentrated product, if you are new to it. High quality extract in smaller doses produce the similar effects to regular kratom powder. On the other hand, larger doses produce sedative effects similar to narcotics and opium.

It has to carefully assessed what other medications are also being taken by the individual before the commencement of kratom strains. All the other medications have to be stopped and a good detox programme can be adopted and then kratom can be duly put into practice and get the desired result. The negative impact of the previous drugs has to take away and kratom has begun on a fresh slate to get the right effect on the body.