The kratom guide for beginners

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How would you like to be able to increase your energy, reduce pain and anxiety, improve mood, or even potentially cure addiction with just one plant? Believe it or not, there is such a thing as the ”miracle” herb kratom. But because of its legal status in the US, it can be difficult for people here to find reliable information about what this plant does and how best to use it. That’s where this guide comes in! In my blog post I will cover what Kratom is, how it works and some of the most common uses for this amazing plant.

After reading this article on Kratom, you will be able to make an informed decision as to whether or not this plant is right for you. So if you are interested in learning more about Kratom then please continue reading below!

1. What is Kratom

Kratom is a plant native to Southeast Asia that has been used for hundreds of years as both a medicine and recreational drug. In recent years, kratom has grown in popularity in the United States thanks largely to its reported effectiveness against chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. Kratom can also be used as a substitute for opiates such as hydrocodone or heroin when those drugs are not available. However, kratom does have some side effects that need to be considered before beginning the use of this herb. These will be discussed later on in the article.

Kratom comes from the Mitragyna speciosa tree which is found throughout Thailand (where it originates), Malaysia, anThe vast majority of Kratom that comes to the US grows in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

2. What are kratom effects?

The effects of Kratom vary from person to person, but usually, you can expect these sensations.


The stimulant effects will cause the mind to be more alert, enhance physical energy and increase libido, and will allow you to work for longer periods of time with more accuracy. It can also help you improve your social skills and mood.


If you take a higher dose it will make the pain less noticeable and may cause a feeling of calm or comfort, pleasant sleep patterns, and improved appreciation for the world around you.

3. The best ways to use this plant (dosage, types of strains, etc.)

For most people, a small dose of between 1 to 5 grams is best. This can be found in a single teaspoon or tablespoon, depending on your needs. On the other hand, people using kratom to treat their drug addiction may have to take a much higher dose.

For beginners, we recommend starting with a small dose of Kratom and gradually increase the dosage if needed, until you find what works best for you. Starting with a low dose can give you the ability to increase it if necessary without side effects. However, if you take too much when starting out on Kratom – you may experience nausea or vomiting. Once you find the right serving for your particular needs, stick with it. Over time, you’ll be able to determine how much kratom works for you without having to change dosages or strains every couple of weeks.

Kratom, regardless of type, stimulates in lower doses and sedates in higher doses. Therefore, if you took Kratom for energy but felt sedated it means your dose was too high and next time you should use less.

When taken in moderate doses, Kratom usually lasts for 2-5 hours. You’ll start feeling effects within 1-30 minutes of taking it, but recent food intake can delay the effect so allow yourself at least an hour.

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A kratom strain can come in a variety of colors and tastes, all depending on the combination chosen. But 3 main strains are: green, red and white. The different colors and flavors of kratom can be a result of differences in the process by which they are dried. There is no evidence that one or another strain of kratom works better for everyone, but finding the right strain starts with experimentation. Some people love green, while others prefer red. Everyone is different.

4. How to take kratom?

1. Simply mix the powder with some water or juice.

2. Mix the powder into food such as yogurt.

3. If you are unable to stomach the taste of kratom, either purchase it in pill form or make your own pills.

One downside to kratom is its bitter taste. Before using it, you can mix it with food or drink so that the bitterness will be less intense.

5. How can kratom help with various conditions?

Kratom is an herbal supplement that can help with chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. It’s also known to provide energy without the jitters commonly associated with caffeine or other stimulants. And unlike many pharmaceutical medications, there are no reported negative side effects when using kratom responsibly in moderate amounts. It’s important to understand, though, that any substance can be abused and should be used responsibly. Most people who use kratom moderately experience little to no side effects.

6. What are some side effects of using kratom?

The most common side effects include increased urination (for the first few days), restlessness or agitation, nausea/vomiting (at higher doses), and sometimes constipation. These symptoms will typically resolve once you lower your dosage or discontinue using kratom. If you only use 5g a day or less you should not feel any strong side effects even after a long time of use. However, if you have been using kratom for a long time and/or high doses and wish to discontinue it, it is best that you gradually reduce your intake.

7. What makes kratom so unique?

The health benefits you can receive from using kratom are similar to the health benefits of green tea, however; kratom is much more powerful and taken alone. It has powerful effects when it’s distilled and purified that can make it a potent medicine for treating specific conditions. One of the most unique and likable properties of kratom is that it never feels like you are under the influence when you take it. The only change people will see in you during a kratom experience is an elevated mood.


1. Kratom, regardless of type, is more stimulating in smaller doses. In higher doses, Kratom becomes a sedative.

2. Regardless of your size, everyone’s body is different. The size of the dose you need to take will not necessarily be based on your weight.

3. The average dosage of Kratom is 1-5g, taken every 4 hours or as needed.

4. Kratom is completely natural and should not contain any additives or preservatives. Always read reviews about your vendor and its products.

5. Kratom could be dehydrating, so drink more water than you normally do.

6. Kratom does not cure any illness, but it can help reduce the severity of certain symptoms, especially for chronic pain sufferers.

7. Use kratom when you need it and not whenever you feel like it. You can build a tolerance for kratom, so use it only in moderation.

8. It is not recommended to mix kratom with other substances, even if those substances are legal and safe. Kratom is potent enough to act alone without the need for any additions in order to work properly effectively.

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Kratom is a natural plant product that can be ingested in different ways for various effects-including euphoric, stimulant, and sedative. It has been used as a potent medicine to help with chronic pain, stress, and anxiety without being as intense on your body as other drugs or alcohol.

It is important to remember that kratom should not be mixed with other drugs. It is also recommended that you stay healthy, eat well, and exercise regularly so that you can get the most out of this wonderful plant! Keep in mind: no matter what your situation is, kratom can help and provide relief but will not fix it for you. You must have the self-discipline to recover and get better on your own.

To achieve the best results, don’t forget to stay healthy and active, and stay cheerful!

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