Kratom plants grow a lot in several countries, one of them in my country, Indonesia.
This plant was first formally described by Dutch colonial botanist Pieter Korthals. Trees grow to a height of between 40 and 100 feet and can fall depending on the climate and environment where they have grown.
This Kratom plant is also nicknamed mitragyna speciosa which grows in tropical countries such as Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and including in Indonesia. Kratom was later widely known in the United States and several European countries because it was considered efficacious as a recreational medical alternative.
Because of the many benefits contained in Kratom, the kratom plant is also sold and marketed like a supplement in capsule and fine powder form. In addition to being labeled as a powerful herbal reliever for pain relief, kratom is also intended for users who want to get rid of drug addiction. In the world of medicine, a number of researchers recognize kratom as a plant that can be used for alternative medicine needs.
increase in kratom sales due to the many requests and enthusiasts who want to buy kratom and want to try consuming it. Not only in America, even in Indonesia, Kratom is now a commodity that is of interest to limited circles.
In marketing, which is mostly sold through online media, but there are also large scale through exporters, Kratom is usually sold with neat packaging and even has a brand from each seller.
condemned from erowid.org source In its use has several positive effects and negative effects when consumed.
- Easy to Associate / Empathy
- Energy boost
- Sensory Sensitivity
The Negative Effects:
- Stomach nausea / pain
- Sweating / shivering
Some people choose Kratom because it is considered effective in relieving pain.
Researcher Erward Boyer noted, the use of kratom became popular in limited circles because it was often advertised as a supplement that could be an alternative to overcome addictions from narcotics or certain drugs.
According to Boyer, handling addiction problems with certain drugs requires patients to go back and forth to the doctor more often to get a prescription. This does not apply to Kratom, because buyers simply order it online through online.
However Boyer underlined the important note that the 'practical handling' given by kratom does not mean it can be concluded as a solution to overcome addiction.
"By presenting something you can buy at any time, it means eliminating the professional role in providing assistance (medical)," Boyer said, stressing that the condition is a risk for users of addiction to kratom.