Kratom Education Alliance
The Kratom Education Alliance (KEA) is a media company focused on the advocacy of natural solutions; from addiction to mental health care. Kratom is perhaps the most misunderstood and least utilized plant for a healthy body and mind and our objective is to open up new avenues using kratom, that otherwise were not known to the public.
Whatever is the reason that brought you here, our sole objective is for you to leave with more knowledge about this wonderful plant than when you came.
Kratom in its simplest form is a tree. The leaves from the tree are used for a variety of reasons, According to WebMD kratom is used recreational drug and as medicine.
“Kratom is a tree. The leaves are used as a recreational drug and as medicine.
People use kratom for opiate withdrawal, cough, depression, anxiety, and many others, but there is no scientific evidence to support these uses. Using kratom can also be unsafe.” WebMD
The last sentence is utterly false in every respect. Regardless of how the pharmaceutical companies or DEA spin it, Kratom is not only safe, it is a wonder plant ala drug that has helped thousands, maybe even millions of people.
How does it work?
Quite simply, kratom contains a chemical called mitragynine. Mitragynine works like opioid drugs such as codeine and morphine to relieve pain.
Mitragyna speciosa (ketum, kratom or kratum, Thai: กระท่อม) is a tropical deciduous and evergreen tree in the coffee family (Rubiaceae) with a long history of medicinal use in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand or Malaysia.
Kratom plants are actually fast-growing trees that produce large leaves even as seedlings. As an herb with an unusual history of being described as both a stimulant and depressant while at the same time possessing the chemical structure one might expect of a psychedelic. But, Kratom plants are an easy plant to grow and the rewards many.
People use kratom for a variety of reasons and benefits endless, such as opiate withdrawal, cough, depression, anxiety, and many others, but there is no scientific evidence to support these uses.
Kratom is related to coffee that is native to Southeast Asia. Leaves from the tree have been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for pain.
The leaves can be eaten raw, but are usually crushed and made into a powder. The powder is then consumed in capsules, smoked or brewed in teas.