I. What is Kratom?
Grown in some of the richest lands of the South Asia, a rare tree called as the ‘Kratom’, scientifically named “Mitragyna Speciosa”, grows out leaves that have exceptional attributes.
The leaves of the Kratom tree are considered to be sacred and are used all around the world as natural remedial herbs to treat opiate addiction, relieve pain, lift mood, stimulate immune system and energy from within.
Those mentioned above herbal medicinal attributes of the kratom leafs are just the core and concise ones. Research has discovered many more diversified merits and qualities of Kratom effects that are featured in some of the most important forums and books of the botanical science in detail.
II. Origins of Kratom
The three main countries of the South East Asia that host the natural plantation of the Kratom tree are Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Indonesia and Thailand additionally feature some more special breeds of the Kratom leaves (based on the sub-regions of these two countries) as illustrated below:
*Sumatra, Borneo, Sunda Isles and Java are the sub-regions of Indonesia. Amongst them the Sunda Isles and Java are Islands. Each breed of the Kratom Leaf found in each of these regions has certain distinctive traits that make them all equally unique when compared to one another.
*Maeng Da is one of the most renowned sub-regions of Thailand that host a truly magnificent and unique breed of the Kratom Leaf.
Although each of the stated region nurture the same plant (of Kratom), each different region produces a unique variety of it. That is because of the different physical, weather and climatic conditions that each region has an ecosystem for each breed of the Kratom as it grows. All of these variations thus collectively and ultimately affect the potency of each strain of the Kratom leaf in an exceptional way before it is ready to be harvested.
The key differences between the types and strains of the Kratom breeds will be explained furthermore in detail.
III. Benefits of Kratom
Kratom is known for some of the most effective and efficient remedial healing attributes by its naturally rich and exceptional alkaloid specifications that make it truly unique and distinctive amongst all other plants in the world.
Some of the most significant medicinal effects of the Kratom leaf are as follows:
- Drug withdrawal relief (Transitional maintainer)
- Pain Killer
- Energy Booster
- Mood Enhancer (Euphoric)
- Immune System Stimulant
- Blood sugar stabilizer
Apart from the general medicinal traits of the Kratom as listed above, it also has an abundant supply of potent antioxidant, minerals, and vitamins that make it even more healthy and valuable. Kratom does not contain any element or substance of dangerous nature that can be dangerous to the general health; thus it is safe, definitively.
The pain relieving properties of Kratom are not only effective in general but also in conditions where the pain is much more intense or chronic as compared to other herbal plants with medicinal usefulness. Many individuals have completely altered the way they used to take painkiller medicines in general, in favor of using the naturally rich herbal treatment that the Kratom has to offer instead!
With the ever-growing awareness of the exceptional attributes of the Kratom, it is highly imminent that Kratom would take a commonplace as an alternative to general synthetic pain-relieving pharmaceuticals in the near future, throughout the world. Because ‘Natural is Always Pure and Better.’
Kratom can very effectively aid in diminishing pain from the following conditions:
- Intensive Headache or Migraine
- Minor Injuries (Including, Broken Bones, Scrapes, and Burns)
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Damaged Muscles
- Neck Soreness or Strain
- Chest Pain
- Abdominal Soreness
This was a rather concise outline of the conditions where Kratom can be used as an effective aid. There are yet many other areas as well where the use of Kratom can mitigate and soothe away the pain successfully.
Strains Targeted for Pain Relief
The two of the most powerful Alkaloids present in the Kratom; 7-0H Mitragynine and Mitragynine specifically enhance its ability to alleviate pain actually to a significant extent. Both of these Alkaloids have active opioid delta receptors that mitigate the body’s sensitivity to pain. It is, therefore, important to use those specific strain types of Kratom leaves that have the maximum quantity levels of both of these two featured Alkaloids.
As Alkaloids potency within the content of the leaves varies among the different types and strains of Kratom available, some of the Strains have been tested to be the most powerful ones for the purpose of Pain relief. The most popular ones are:
- Indonesian (Also known as Indo)
- Maeng Da
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- Moderate to High