When taken responsibly and individually, kratom is extremely safe. When consumed in excess, kratom can become a habit and so it is best to use it occasionally rather than daily. When using kratom for the first time, it is recommended not to use it more than once a week, preferably only once or twice a month. This is to ensure that kratom does not become a habit.
Are there any health problems?
If you consume kratom responsibly, you are unlikely to develop health problems. In Thailand, where some people consume large amounts of kratom on a daily basis, those who depend on it have lost weight, developed dark facial pigmentation, and when they stop abruptly, they have withdrawal symptoms which can include; Muscle aches, runny nose, diarrhea, muscle aches and twitching, irritability and uncontrollable crying. As with almost any substance, some people can have an allergic or other reaction to red kratom, even when they use it responsibly.
Can kratom be taken with other substances?
It is recommended not to mix kratom with stimulants or drugs such as: Coffee, amphetamines, yohimbine and all illegal drugs due to the risk of overstimulation or high blood pressure.
It is also recommended not to take kratom with large amounts of alcohol, benzodiazepines, opiates or other drugs that affect the nervous system. There is a chance that the combination of these can lead to oversedation and possible shortness of breath.
You should also not combine kratom with MAO inhibitors, as mixing them with monoamine drugs can cause severe and even fatal reactions and kratom contains monoamine alkaloids.
There are some combinations that users claim are both comfortable and safe. You can combine kratom with regular black tea, and many have it mixed with red poppy tea and blue lotus tea.
It was also safely combined with small amounts of alcohol; However, kratom and large amounts of alcohol should be avoided.
Many people like to smoke tobacco or herbal smoke while under the influence of kratom, but if you do, be careful not to fall asleep and drop illuminated material.
Is Kratom legal?
Kratom is currently legal in most countries including Europe and the United States, currently it is illegal in Malaysia, Burma, Australia and Thailand, and these countries have severe penalties for possessing the herb. Laws change often, so make sure it’s legal in your location before using kratom.
Where can I buy kratom?
There are many online retailers that sell kratom in the form of dried leaves, extracts, or both. However, some suppliers advertise different grades of kratom at different prices, although users have stated that there are few, if any, differences between them. So make sure you make your purchases from a reputable company.