Mitragyna Speciosa is a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family native to Southeast Asia. M. Speciosa is indigenous to Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Papua New Guinea, where it has been used in traditional medicines since at least the nineteenth century. Kratom comes in leaf Traditionally, kratom leaves were chewed, brewed into tea or used in cooking. Today it’s ground up in pills, ingested as powder and made into extract forms.
What are the Forms of Kratom?
In stores, you will see kratom is sold in powder, capsule, liquid extract, and edible forms, as kratom continues to evolve and companies continue to try and come up with new ways of consuming the leaf. The Kratom leaf is mostly ground up into a fine powder and used as powder or capsule form. SDK’s powder is 100% all-natural with no additives and 100% Mitragyna Speciosa leaf. Seasoned users take things up a notch and will appreciate our platinum extracts. As stronger concentrates of the dry leaf you already know and love, our enhanced Mitragyna Speciosa allows you to enjoy the same effect with less product.
Red Vein Kratom
Red Kratom Strains tend to be filled with the most full body tranquility and relaxation of Kratom (other than Yellow Strains). Red Kratom is usually dried longer than Green or White vein Kratom. The leaves considered Red Kratom are also most often on the taller part of the Kratom trees; therefore, they receive the most sunlight. Red Kratom Strains also often help those most looking for pain relief, sleep and other physical discomforts.
White Vein Kratom
White Kratom Strains are most similar to Green Kratom Strains. White Kratom Strains can provide some physical relaxation and serenity, but with lots of clear minded energy. Every person reacts differently with white kratom so you should try it to know which way you react – energized, relaxed or in-between. White Kratom strains are in the middle of the drying spectrum. Kratom leaves for White Strains are found in the middle of the Kratom tree. They receive some light, but often not as much direct light as the Red Vein or Yellow Strains.
Green Vein Kratom
Green Kratom Strains are actually most similar to White Kratom Strains. Green Kratom Strains provide a clear head, physical comfort and energy for some. This can also depend on the amount of Kratom an individual uses. Green Kratom is usually found to be the least dried or the leaves at the bottom of the tree- sometimes this is mixed with the middle layer, which is often used for the White Kratom Strains.
SHOULD I TRY KRATOM?
If you’re a new user and plan to ingest Kratom, and if you’re looking for a caffeine alternative or an all-natural replacement a small dose that produces stimulant effects is just a few grams. The effects usually happen within 10 minutes after ingesting it and can last up to 1 1/2 hours. These effects can include: It has different effects at different doses. In low doses, it’s a stimulant that makes you feel more energetic. At high doses, it can make you sleepy or put you in a dreamlike state.
- Reduced Motor Coordination
- Pain reduction
- Relief of stress
How Much Kratom Should I Take?
Dosage is a critical factor when it comes to the efficacy of Kratom. When taken at a low dose, it provides a flow of energy so you can do your tasks, focus, and concentrate. At a much higher dose, a user may experience pleasant relaxation, sometimes even sedation. Due to Kratom’s vague legal status in the US, many vendors feel hesitant to place their dosage information on their websites. This situation is quite complicated for users as they need to determine the correct dosage on their own through experimentation. It is essential to buy a digital scale that can accurately weigh in milligrams so you can consume the exact amounts of Kratom extract.
*Below is Kratom Dosage Chart for seasoned kratom users, taken on an empty stomach.