Kratom has carved a niche for itself in recent times due to its superior health and recreational benefits. Apart from its regular strains, there is another alternative that is making its mark. It is kratom extracts. The question is what are these kratom extracts and what they offer. We will find it out in this article.
First of all, we need to understand what kratom is:
In Southeast Asia, kratom is a substance derived from Mitragyna Speciosa, a tropical evergreen tree. In ancient times, natives of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia used to chew kratom leaves to get relief from pain. Nowadays, there are many types of kratom strains available in the form of powder, capsules and tablets.
If taken in a small dose, kratom will produce stimulant effects. However, when taken in a relatively larger dose, kratom produces powerful sedative effects that are similar to opium. There are many chemical ingredients in kratom, but most of the effects produced by mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine.
Mitragynine is an alkaloid that interacts with the brain similar to quinine or nicotine. On the other hand, 7-hydroxymitragynine has painkiller properties and can offer relief from chronic body pain.
What are kratom extracts?
It is a very thick and dark paste that is made after crushing the kratom leaves for a long period. After the evaporation of water from the kratom leaves, it becomes highly rich concentration and produce powerful effects.
After it, these kratom extracts are further processed to make kratom extract powder, oil or resin. The main aim to make kratom extracts is to offer highly powerful effects to the users. However, experts are needed to produce such high-quality kratom extracts.
Different types of kratom extracts:
In the market, there are many types of kratom extracts available such as 1x, 5x and 10x. Sometimes, these grades are misinterpreted by the users. Most of the people think that 15x kratom extract is 15 times tougher than regular kratom powders and capsules. It is not true.
This grading is altogether a different thing. A 15x kratom extract means that 15 grams of powdered kratom leaves that was reduced to a 1 gram concentrate.
If you search on any online kratom forums, you will find a wide range of debates and discussions about kratom extracts and their safety. If we talk about its negative effects, you might feel if you have taken a larger dose of kratom extracts. If you smoke 10 cigarettes on the first day of your smoking life, you are about to get some side effects, aren’t you? Same happens with Kratom too. You need to start with a limited dose and monitor your body’s response to it.
For safety, it is important that you start with crushed leaves or regular kratom powder or capsules rather than kratom extract powder that can produce very powerful effects.
If you are not a regular kratom consumer, you need to start with a non-concentrated kratom strains and that too in a very limited dose. Once you get familiar with the dosage, you can start increasing the dosage.
Even you can ask to some kratom users on online kratom forums or to the kratom suppliers from whom you are ordering your kratom order. They can also guide you about the right dose.
Some of the kratom extracts effects are instant mood revival, sedative effects, enhanced concentration levels, stimulated energy and increased sex drive.
Kratom extract powder is a powerful extract and you need to ensure that you start it responsibly to avoid any types of negative effects. Use it perfectly and it will offer you best results.