Kratom, Plant from Kalimantan has an Effect like Morphine

by nola

Kratom (Mitragyna speciose Korth.) Is known to have pharmacological effects such as opioid (antinociceptive) analgesics. The main content of kratom leaves, namely mitragynine, has a strong affinity for opioid receptors. As for other arts such as white maeng da capsule that have been made like powder or capsules.
Palangkaraya Police, Central Kalimantan, seized 12 tons of kratom leaves to be sent overseas. Known as a medicinal plant, it is said to have morphine-like effects and has a risk of addiction.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its website mentions the kratom tree or Mitragyna speciose is a plant that grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. This plant is of concern because it affects brain receptors such as morphine and appears to have the risk of addiction or addiction, abuse, and dependence.
There are many variations in the use of kratom leaves. Some consume it just by chewing it, others dry it and brew it like a tea drink. Not a few also sell dried kratom in the form of powder or capsules such as white horn kratom capsules.
The effect in the brain
Quoted from drugabuse.gov, the effects of kratom resemble opioids and stimulants. There are at least two active ingredients of kratom leaves, namely mitragynine and 7-α-hydroxy mitragynine. Both provide a calming effect, pleasant, and relieve pain, especially when consumed in large quantities.

In small amounts, consumption of kratom is said to provide benefits such as increased energy and it is not soothing. Despite having certain properties, some side effects need to be taken into account:

  • nausea
  • itchy
  • sweating
  • dry mouth
  • constipation or constipation
  • Beser or urinate frequently
  • loss of appetite
  • convulsions
  • hallucinations.
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The FDA does not approve the use of kratom leaves due to safety concerns. More research is needed to determine whether these herbs are safe or have health benefits. So far the FDA has recorded some kratom-related deaths, although many of them consume kratom together with other drugs.
Traditional use
In Bengkulu, the leaves are used to relieve stomach aches, diarrhea, swelling, headaches. In West Sulawesi, the leaves are used to treat bloody bowel movements and ulcers. In East Kalimantan, the bark to smooth the face leaves for postpartum care, eliminate fatigue, and achy rheumatic pain. In Southeast Asia, the leaves to heal wounds, intestinal worms, pain relievers, high blood pressure, diabetes, dysentery, relieve fatigue, and you can also get OPIUM substitutes for this product by buy kratom or by ordering.