Can Kratom treat depression? Is Kratom safe to use?

Kratom is a natural plant that doctors used in Eastern medicine for thousands of years. They utilized it to treat various ailments including pain, fatigue, inflammation and even depression. While some research suggests that kratom can treat some symptoms of depression, scientists are not yet sure that it is effective.  Read on to find out … More Can Kratom treat depression? Is Kratom safe to use?

Advocates in Oklahoma Call Kratom a Life Saver, Requesting Better Regulation

OKLAHOMA CITY — Federal health officials say kratom is a dangerous substance that has been linked to overdose deaths, but advocates say it’s an herbal supplement to wean themselves off of harmful opioids. Kratom comes from a plant native to southeast Asia. In low doses, it acts as a stimulant similar to caffeine. In higher doses, it … More Advocates in Oklahoma Call Kratom a Life Saver, Requesting Better Regulation

Calculating Effects of Banning and Keeping Kratom Legal

Kratom, known as Mitragyna Speciosa, is an evergreen tree from the same family as the coffee plant. It is commonly grown in wild, tropical areas, such as rainforests in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Papa New Guinea. For centuries, locals in East-Asia have harvested and used kratom for general well-being, increasing energy and stamina, as … More Calculating Effects of Banning and Keeping Kratom Legal

Where and How to Store Kratom Properly

Whether you’re an experienced user of Kratom or just beginning your journey with this resilient little plant, it’s important to create the perfect environment for your Kratom. This means knowing how and where to store your kratom. When Kratom sits around unused, the active ingredient in Kratom, mitragynine, gradually transform into a compound called mitragynine … More Where and How to Store Kratom Properly

Kratom Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms

Is Kratom Addictive? Like other drugs with opioid-like effects, kratom might cause users to feel physical and physiological withdrawal symptoms when they stop taking the drug. Most users online have reported that kratom is not addictive. However, scientifically, the chance of kratom addiction still exists as with most other substances like coffee, alcohol, cigarettes, and … More Kratom Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms

Colorado Town Bans Underage Sale of Kratom, but Keeps General Sale Legal

DENVER — A town south of Denver (Castle Rock) has banned the sale of Kratom to anyone under the age of 18. However, general sale of Kratom still remains legal. The Castle Rock town council approved an ordinance Tuesday that imposes a $300 fine on anyone caught selling Kratom to minors. Late last year, the … More Colorado Town Bans Underage Sale of Kratom, but Keeps General Sale Legal

St. Joseph: Kratom Remains Legal, But Could See Age Restriction

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) —  Yesterday, St. Joseph’s city council voted down a proposal to ban Kratom, keeping Kratom legal in the city. Before the vote, several people came forward both in support and against the measure. Votes to Keep Kratom Those wanting to keep Kratom legal included current users, who say it has helped with … More St. Joseph: Kratom Remains Legal, But Could See Age Restriction