This is a psychoactive tress with different valuable uses. In a matter of a few years, this tree has managed to gain some worldwide popularity as a recreational drug for the narcotic-life effect. This tree traditionally was used only in Malaysia and Thailand. There is another name to this same tree which is Kakuam and for the southern region, it is named Thom.
Working of kratom:
The tree contains a number of some active components like alkaloids which are believed to produce the most effects. Mitragynine is a kind of opioid agonist that means it has a great affinity for the opioid receptors of the brain. These are those receptors which are involved in improving the mood and gives the kind of euphoric feeling like that of heroin and opium.
- For the medical purpose, it is used to treat diarrhea and there is a minority of consumers who use this tree to prolong or intensify the sexual intercourse.
- It can help you with mood or level of anxiety by affecting different chemicals that affect the mood which surely includes the serotonin, dopamine that has a strong positive effect on the mood. However, depression and anxiety are kinds of chronic illness and if anyone is suffering from any of these is highly advised to visit a medical specialist.
- Kratom acts as a positive stimulant on the body and it increases your activity time. There is a belief among the using country that Kratom is better and users are hard-working in comparison to the users of marijuana who are lay. To mention here there is a ban that has been imposed on the consumption of Kratom and plants those fall under the category of drugs like cocaine and heroin by the Thai government.
Some of the users have met nausea and aches after the consumption of Kratom but we can’t neglect kratom usages.