WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING KRATOM

Kratom is a tree in the coffee family, and its leaves are used by people in its native South-East Asia as a traditional herbal remedy. While not yet banned by the FDA, its legal status is currently in limbo as it has been placed under a schedule one regulatory review. The outcome of this is expected to depend upon whether the FDA rules that it may have positive medical applications. Its supporters do claim some effective uses, so we are exploring the benefits of using kratom.

People who take kratom advocate its use as an analgesic, or painkiller, and say it is the best herbal form of analgesia apart from opium. That it is not currently illegal gives it an advantage over the latter, as opium products are only legally available on prescription. As a powerful analgesic, it can tackle the symptoms of chronic conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Kratom is also used in South-East Asia kratom for sale like a local anesthetic, so its pain-relieving properties are widely accepted.

Relieving chronic pain

2222lkjPeople who take kratom advocate its use as an analgesic, or painkiller, and say it is the best herbal form of analgesia apart from opium. That it is not currently illegal gives it an advantage over the latter, as opium products are only legally available on prescription. As a powerful analgesic, it can tackle the symptoms of chronic conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Kratom is also used in South-East Asia like a local anesthetic, so its pain-relieving properties are widely accepted.

 Kratom as a sedative

If used in higher doses kratom is an effective sedative. When used at a similar dosage level to when patients are taking it as analgesia, the drug induces a calm sense of pleasure, almost a dream state, though without hallucinations. It reduces sensitivity to emotional and physical pain.

 Kratom as a stimulant

In lower doses, kratom is effective as a stimulant. It has been used traditionally in this fashion to help workers overcome thankless work tasks by improving their mood and inducing a sense of euphoria, as well as overcoming tiredness in longer tasks. Use of the drug at this kind of dosage increases physical energy levels and mental alertness. By improving appreciation of music, it can have used in social situations, and it is widely taken for recreational purposes.

 Overcoming opiate addiction

Malaysians as early as the 19th century were reported to be using kratom to deal with opium withdrawal symptoms, and advocates of the drug believe it could have a crucial role to play in this way in modern times. It is still used in this fashion in Thailand, and users report that once they have overcome their addiction to opiates they are able to reduce or end their kratom use without suffering similar withdrawal effects.

 Other medical uses

3333oiuIn traditional medicine in South-East Asia kratom has long been used in the treatment of diarrhea and other intestinal complaints. It is reported to increase sexual appetite and enhance appetite for food. It is also used to treat respiratory disorders and to heal wounds.