Kratom is another name of Mitragyna speciosa or Daun Puri that comes from Borneo and some other countries in Southeast Asia. There are at least four types of Kratom, namely: Red Veins, White Veins, Green Veins, and Kratom Horn. Kratom is a type of medicinal herb available in tea powder and capsule. Kratom powder is now marketed in the United States and several other countries. This plant has a bitter taste because it contains alkaloid compounds. Kratom leaves have long been used by Thai people as traditional medicine. The leaves can be consumed by chewing, or by processing into tea and powder. Kratom has a number of health benefits. Here are some benefits that you can take from consuming the herb.
Overcoming drug addiction
Rehabilitation clinics often use Kratom to overcome the addiction to drugs such as opium and morphine. The early stages of rehabilitation the detoxification process is usually occurring. This process is beneficial to remove toxic resulted from consuming opium or morphine. This stage will cause a number of unpleasant symptoms. Patients usually have a strong desire to re-consume the harmful opium or morphine. Kratom powder can be used to replace the drug. Kratom is not addictive, so its use can be stopped after the remaining toxic of opium is removed from the patient’s body.
Control blood sugar levels
Diabetes is often associated with high blood pressure. High sugar levels can increase blood viscosity. This makes the heart work in pumping the blood heavier. The effect is the increase of blood pressure. The alkaloid content in Kratom, especially epiceccients, is believed to be effective in controlling blood sugar levels and blood pressure. For those who have diabetes, Kratom is very good to consume, in the form of powder, tea, or capsule.
Decreasing high blood pressure
Kratom contains a very large alkaloid, one of which is epikekin. According to some studies, this anti-oxidant is capable of lowering high blood pressure. It has also been proven by Thai people who use Kratom powder for hypertension since hundred years ago.
Kratom is known to be rich in antioxidants, especially the alkaloids. This substance is believed to be powerful to increase body resistance.
Thai people have used Kratom as an energy enhancer for a long time. They use it by chewing Kratom leaves to increase stamina. Stimulant and soothing effects caused by Kratom make the person who consumes it feel fresh and vibrant.
Kratom has some calming alkaloids, including mitragyne. This substance is powerful to overcome depression, anxiety and other psychiatric illnesses.
Overcoming muscle aches
Muscle pain is often caused by nerve disorders. Kratom contains a soothing alkaloid. This calming effect is very powerful to overcome pain in the muscles.