What is Kratom?
Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) is a tree in the same family as the coffee tree (Rubiaceae). Kratom is found in Southeast Asia, mainly in Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and Indonesia. The biotic name of Kratom is: Mitragyna Speciosa. The plant was first described and recorded by the Dutch botanist Pieter Willem Korthals, early 19th century.
Kratom leaves are traditionally used as medicine by the people of Southeast Asia. Kratom is traditionally used for its stimulant and sedative effects.
Kratom in low doses will work as a stimulant, while in higher doses it will have a sedative effect.