Here’s What No One Tells You About KRATOM

(KRATOM) OTHER NAME(S): Biak-Biak, Cratom, Gratom, Ithang, Kakuam, Katawn, Kedemba, Ketum, Krathom, Kraton, Kratum, Madat, Maeng Da Leaf, Mambog, Mitragyna speciosa, Mitragynine Extract, Nauclea, Nauclea speciosa, Thang, Thom.

Kratom is a tree. The leaves are used as recreational drugs and as medicine, Here’s What No One Tells You About KRATOM, Kratom is prohibited by several countries in the U.S. due to safety concerns.

People use it for withdrawal from heroin, morphine, and other opioid medications, as well as nausea, nausea, stress, and many different conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does this function?
Kratom includes a compound called mitragynine.

Mitragynine functions like opioid drugs like codeine and morphine to relieve pain.

Uses & Effectiveness?
Insufficient Evidence for

1- Stress.

2- Cough.

3- Diarrhea.

4- Withdrawal from heroin, morphine, as well as other psychiatric drugs.

5- Other Ailments.

More evidence is needed to rate the efficacy of Kratom for these applications.

Side Effects & Safety:

When taken by mouth:

Kratom is POSSIBLY UNSAFE for most people. It can lead to several side effects, such as tongue disturbance, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, and want to urinate, constipation, aggression, hallucinations, delusions, and thyroid issues.

The massive doses may cause difficulty breathing, brain swelling, seizure, liver damage, and death.


Kratom is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth during pregnancy.

Babies born to women who have used kratom during pregnancy have experienced withdrawal symptoms. These babies took special treatment for dependence.


There is not enough reliable information to know when kratom is safer to use when breastfeeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.


People with alcohol dependence using kratom appear to have a heightened risk of suicide compared to those using kratom but are not dependent on alcohol.

Mental disorders:

In theory, kratom might worsen existing mental disorders.

Also, people with mental disorders using it seem to have an increased risk of suicide compared to people who use kratom but do not have a mental illness.

Dosing of Kratom:
The appropriate dose of kratom is dependent upon several factors such as the user’s age, health, and a lot of other ailments.

At the moment there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate selection of doses for it.

Be sure to follow relevant instructions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or doctor or other healthcare professional before using.

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