The psychoactive leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa (kratom) have been used for centuries in Southeast Asia for their medicinal purposes. This plant can naturally have an analgesic and calming, but also an uplifting effect. The exact effect of the plant depends on the type.
Herbal Spirit has different types of kratom and each species is slightly different. It is important to choose the right species for your situation and read the instructions for use carefully, this way you can make optimal use of this natural product.
While taking kratom you can experience the following effects:
- A happy and warm feeling (euphoria), sometimes with tingling over the body
- Reduced anxiety
- Reduced feelings of pain (anaesthesia)
- Inner peace
- Increased motivation and energy
- Cough suppressing
- Muscle Relaxing
- Lust-generating (at low dose)
- Dry mouth/thirst
- Reduced appetite
When taking kratom, Set and Setting is important; by taking kratom only in a place where you feel comfortable, with people you trust and in a normal dosage you minimize the risk of unpleasant side effects. Kratom is not harmful when used responsibly.
Instructions for use
A dose of kratom is usually 2 to 5 grams per person, depending on the desired strength of the effect.
Mild effect: 1-3 grams
Average effect: 3-5 grams
Very strong effect: 5+ grams
The kratom is usually taken orally. You can stir the powder through a bowl of yoghurt, dissolve it in water or take it in capsules.
Some people experience the strong taste as unpleasant. By using capsules this can easily be prevented.
Do not use under 18 years of age.
Do not use in combination with alcohol and/or drugs.
Kratom is not recommended for use in combination with medication.
Do not use during pregnancy and/or lactation.
In case of abuse (excessive daily use can lead to dependency).
Kratom can affect driving ability. Therefore, do not drive a vehicle and do not use tools or machines when under the influence of kratom.