Entries by keaadmin

Why Is Kratom Being Used For Opiate Self-Detox?

Currently, traditional opioid treatments include a range of behavioral psychotherapies, medication-assisted treatment (MAT using methadone, buprenorphine and the likes) and a range of specialty care facilities that serve patients in outpatient or residential settings. If you’re looking for an alternative to these traditional options, you’d be hard pressed to find much, at least in the U.S. […]

Advocate: Kratom ‘should be regulated,’ Not Illegal

C.M. Haddow knows a Georgia narcotics officer who once entered a convenience store in north Georgia and asked if the store carried kratom, a substance commonly found in convenience stores and which many people use as pain relief medication. Not only did the store carry it, but the clerk pointed the officer to the particular […]

Kratom Columbus Ban Discussion Unpacked

Kratom has been the hot topic around Columbus and Lowndes County this week. It’s a topic that comes with a lot of opinions and mixed views. On Monday, WCBI did a story about the product, which led to dozens of comments and emails from dozens of people. We reached out to many of those people who […]

Top Health Benefits from Kratom

Kratom is becoming very popular as a useful supplement that can help people with many health problems. It can also bring a lot of significant health benefits. Kratom is the brand name for this popular herb found in southeast Asia. Some benefits sound too good to be true, but most of the benefits are true. […]

Kratom Vendor Offers Free Kratom to Federal Employees During Shutdown

The relationship between kratom and the feds just got weirder. The federal government may not be friendly to kratom, but the kratom industry sure is being friendly to federal government employees. On Monday, as the US government shutdown reached its 24th day, online kratom vendor Kraken Kratomannounced it is offering free kratom to furloughed federal employees and those working […]

Is the Kratom Nature’s Answer to Opioids?

This leaf from Southeast Asia is mostly sold at smoke shops, but it’s now being touted as a natural painkiller. The hype: Kratom, an ancient medicinal leaf from Southeast Asia, is the most recent cure-all to rise from the wellness fringes, particularly among those who frequent head shops for the latest medical breakthroughs. It’s kind of […]

Kratom Ban Update: Ohio Board of Pharmacy

THANK YOU KRATOM WARRIORS! In a meeting of the Ohio Board of Pharmacy this morning on the proposed ban on kratom, the Board decided to defer any action until additional information is obtained on a number of key questions on the science relating to safety and addiction potential of the kratom plant versus adulterated kratom […]

Guide for Preparing Kratom Tea

Although there are many ways to prepare kratom, one of the most effective and popular, is tea. The various ways of preparing kratom also alter its effects. Consuming Kratom in tea form offers different advantages and disadvantages in comparison to other preparations such as in resin form or fresh leaves. You will need the following: […]