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Kratom Facts!

More Kratom Facts! By Lively Mood Botanicals Kratom was given its botanical name, Mitragyna Speciosa, by a Dutch botanist named Pieter Korthals in 1839. Kratom prefers wet soil in protected positions and frequently grows in swampy areas. Kratom is an evergreen tree that can grow as high as 80 feet tall. Kratom has traditionally been used for the treatment of cough, hypertension, diarrhea, depression, pain, diabetes and intestinal infections. Kratom is not a drug or an opiate, it merely acts like an opiate. It is a naturally occurring herb in the coffee family of plants, also known as Rubiaceae. Kratom is indigenous to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea. Kratom has been used traditionally to increase libido and sexual endurance. Kratom may increase energy, concentration, and motivation. Various studies have shown that Kratom...

Kratom Facts | Lively Mood

We have been looking into every single piece of Kratom literature we can find to compile a list of Kratom facts, and have learned a few new things. Our new lab test results are also available! It's a well-known fact that Kratom has upwards of 40 different alkaloids, but we weren’t aware that it had been used as 'folk medicine' for treatment of diabetes in Malaysia and Thailand (per a 2011 review published by the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research). Of course, the fact that an herb has been traditionally applied as ‘folk medicine’ does not mean it is a legitimate form of treatment, and we by no means are making any medical claims about Kratom. But, according to the International Food Research Journal (21(1): 165–172 (2014),...

The Truth About Kratom | Lively Mood

With so much information going around about our favorite herb, I think it’s a great time to shed light on some unbiased truths. These days, the information we receive is usually meant to get the strongest emotional reaction possible to generate ratings or a buzz. We see this in every aspect of the media, so it is no surprise that Kratom has not been an exception. It is interesting to consider that Mitragyna Speciosa wasn’t mentioned by the FDA, DEA or the media until very recently despite being used in the U.S. since the 1990s (probably even earlier) according to the 8-Factor Analysis done by Pinney Associates a little over a year ago. In case you’re not familiar with this firm, they are some of the...

Guide for First-Time Kratom Buyers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Quick Start Guide for Kratom Kratom (also known as Mitragyna Speciosa or M. Speciosa) is not currently approved for human consumption by the United States FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Because of this, we can only sell kratom for research and horticultural purposes, aromatherapy and craft soap making. CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE KRATOM SOAP. We cannot sell or market kratom for human consumption. Kratom is an unapproved dietary ingredient that is sold for external use only. Because our products are not sold for human consumption, we cannot answer questions about how to consume them. How Much Kratom Do YOU Need? Although this can vary, it’s fairly common for small quantities of kratom (anywhere between 1 and 4 grams) to have a very energizing and stimulating...

Five Facts About Kratom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Five facts about this wonderful plant! Like and share if Kratom has helped you or anyone you know! 1. Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) is a large tree of the coffee family & can grow up to 60 feet tall.   2. There has never been a single death proven to have been caused by Kratom.   3. Some of the benefits of Kratom include pain relief, relaxation, increased awareness & elevated mood.   4. 1,175 doctors, vets, scientisits and law officers told the DEA they don't want a Kratom ban.   5. Kratom is legal in the U.S. except for in the states of Indiana, Wisconsin, Alabama, Arkansas and Vermont.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...