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Kratom, F. (2015). Kratom & Its Use for Opiate Withdrawals. PHILICA.COM Article number 454.

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Kratom & Its Use for Opiate Withdrawals

Fengshui Kratomunconfirmed user (Florida Atlantic University)

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More often than not, the western world has shown their fascination for the herbs having oriental origin. In recent times, one such medicinal plant that has caught attention of the west is Kratom. The most important use of kratom is in relation with opiate withdrawals. A lot have already been written about kratom though it seems that most of the people are not educated enough in this regard. Kratom is grown in abundance in several South Eastern countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand and Myanmar. However, Thai version of Kratom is the most popular variety of the lot.

Kratom has been in use since time immemorial for its medicinal benefits. However, its use was restricted to only the afore-mentioned countries in the south-Pacific region. Kratom offers a host of benefits in addition to its widespread use for heroine withdrawals. It is mostly consumed as a tea in these countries though also finds use in form of powder. Dried kratom leaves, if smoked, are believed to bring good relief for stress related problems.

Modern Research on Kratom

A lot of research is underway on the therapeutic use of the plant. It has already come into light that kratom, if administered in low dose, induces a mild feel of euphoria. It is also claimed to have wonderful effect on those troubled with fatigue, stress and anxiety. However, as claimed by some, kratom in low dose never makes users drowsy and they can do their day-to-day chores as usual.

There are several types of kratom, with red and green being the most popular of all available varieties. According to recent studies, green vein kratom is rich in "epicatechin", an anti-oxidant said to help in controlling blood pressure. It is usually prescribed for those suffering from very high blood pressure. Mitragynine, which is present in all types of kratom, is a chemical compound that helps in lowering anxiety level. This is the reason why people suffering from depression as well as related symptoms have been using kratom for a long period of time, especially in the Southeast Asian countries.

Kratom finds increasing use in treating opiate addiction. White vein kratom is extensively used in both Australia and New Zealand for opiate withdrawals. In addition, the herb also contains a lot of beneficial antioxidants, which are found in Green Tea, and is good for heart.

Dose of Kratom

Kratom produces different effects, depending on the dose of its use. For instance, if it is used in low dose, kratom helps people be on higher alert and feel less nervous. Kratom, at lower dose, also helps in releasing ‘feel good’ hormone. It offers explanation for mild euphoric effect resulting from kratom use. However, at a higher dose, kratom creates a sedative effect. Some users have claimed that they reach a trance-like stage after using a large dose of kratom.

Contrary to common belief, kratom never causes addiction even if it is used regularly. It is highly recommended to consult a doctor prior to using kratom, no matter whatever problem you are suffering from. For more information please visit http://www.fengshuikratom.com

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