Kratom Kaps Bali
Red vein Bali strains of Mitragyna Speciosa to be closely associated with their native growing region. But as international Kratom trade has grown, these original denotations have lost their initial meaning. Bali Kratom may be grown in many other locations such as Borneo and other parts of Indonesia, but what remains the same everywhere is the unique makeup of alkaloids that distinguish each strain. Different species of the Kratom tree will contain different active ingredients in different ratios and combinations.Red vein Bali Kratom is said to contain as much as 25 different alkaloids including the indoles mitragynine, paynanthine and speciogynine as well as the oxindoles mitraphylline and speciofoline. Some of these alkaloids are present across different strains while others may be unique to Bali.
It is important to remember that not every Bali Kratom tree that is grown will have the same chemical make-up and there is no standardization of alkaloid content in the leaves. That being said, the estimated alkaloid content for the leaves of this species is around 0.5% by volume. In general, Bali is believed to be one of the faster acting strains but it also has a shorter half-life. The effects of this type of Kratom are sometimes noticeable within as little as 15 – 30 minutes, peak after one hour and then gradually subside until after four hours they are no longer noticeable. This duration of effects can be affected by a number of external factors such as individual biochemistry, metabolism, body weight, and the presence of other foods or chemicals in your system. Some individuals say that within one to two hours of consumption, they no longer feel the effects of the Bali variety. More info>>
Effects of Bali Kratom
What is the typical user experience when taking Bali Kratom powders or capsules? Most reviewers will tell you that this strain has a subtler range of effects as opposed to Maeng Da, Malay, Thai or Borneo Strains. The consensus is that Bali is more like a sedative compared to other strains. While it can be stimulating at low doses, the average dose size produces feelings of relaxation, calmness, and mental well-being. It is viewed as highly anxiolytic meaning that it reduces feelings of stress and anxiety, helping to relieve muscle tension. When taken in larger amounts, Bali Kratom products are powerful analgesics and can be used as an alternative to narcotic pain relievers. This strain is also considered effective for combating symptoms of depression and as a sleep aid. Below are some frequently reported effects of this type of Kratom:
• Mild Stimulant at Low Doses
• Induces Euphoric Feelings
• Promotes Relaxation of Tense Muscles
• Strong Analgesic
• Highly Sedating in Large Doses
• Supports Positive Mood & Outlook
Dosages & Usage Instructions
How you use Bali Kratom supplements will depend largely on your desired results as well at the type of Kratom you decide to buy. The premium dried leaf products which are the most widely available have a threshold dosage of between 2 – 4 grams (meaning this is the amount you will need to feel any effects at all). A standard dose for Bali Kratom is between 4 – 10 grams and you should exercise caution when exceeding 8 grams or more. Premium Bali Kratom capsules are usually packaged with 0.5 g to 0.65 grams of powder each and sold in contains with between 1 to 10 ounces of total active ingredient. That means if you decide to buy capsules, you could end up taking anywhere from 4 to 16 capsules for a single dosage. This can be quite costly and inconvenient which is why the powder tends to sell better among experienced users. (Bulk Bali Kratom powder is also significant cheaper.)
For individuals who want to use Premium Bali as a coffee-like stimulant, the suggested dosage is 1/3 of your normal amount. You may want to start with 2 grams up to a maximum of 4 grams if using as a stimulant. There is quite a fine line between the stimulating dose and the sedating dose; some Bali reviews say that they can feel highly energized one minute and then find themselves needing a nap a few minutes later. Another important point to note is that the Bali strain also is associated with greater propensity for experiencing nausea. This side effect is typically seen at higher doses, so you should start with a smaller amount first to gauge its effects.
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What is Kratom ?
Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a deciduous plant native to Southeast Asia that is closely related to the coffee plant. It has been used by the natives for many decades as a natural pain killer, anti-diarrheal and to enhance energy and cognitive effects. This plant was first formally described by the Dutch colonial botanist Pieter Korthals. Kratom trees grow to a height between 40 and 100 feet and can be either evergreen or deciduous depending upon the climate and environment in which it is grown. Many people report that kratom is an effective treatment for arthritis, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and fibromyalgia.
What makes Kratom so unique in its health benefits?
Kratom contains several active alkaloids, of which mitragynine is believed to be responsible for most of its effects. Mitragynine is an opioid agonist, meaning that it has an affinity for the opioid receptors in your brain. These receptors influence one’s mood and anxiety.
What are the benefits of taking Kratom?
- Pain Relief– One of the most notable uses for mitragyna speciosa is natural pain relief without the negative side effects of narcotic pain relievers. By increasing the amount of serotonin and dopamine that is released into the body, pain can be alleviated and controlled. Essentially, the alkaloids dull the pain receptors throughout the body. This morphine or opium-like quality of kratom leaves is widely regarded as its most important application.
- Increases Energy– Kratom is closely related to the coffee plant and works like a stimulant to naturally boost energy without the jitters of caffeine. Mitragyna Speciosa increases energy levels by optimizing certain metabolic processes and impacting hormone levels. This is a result of increased circulation and a general increase in oxygenated blood to areas of the body that needs it, combining with increased metabolic activities to provide a burst of energy. For sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome kratom leaves are often an alternative, natural solution.
- Anti-Anxiety and Natural Antidepressant– Kratom leaves are widely used as an anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) for people who suffer from chronic stress, depression, anxiety, and mood swings by regulating the body’s normal hormones.
- Increases Sexual Desire and Energy– Kratom has been reported among users to enhance sexual desires in both men and women.
- Lowers Blood Pressure– Studies have connected the use of kratom leaves to a significant drop in blood pressure. As the leaves and their chemical components impact the body’s hormones, they also reduce inflammation throughout the body, including in the blood vessels and arteries. By relieving tension in the cardiovascular system, kratom leaves can help prevent more serious cardiovascular conditions, such as atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.
- Regulates Blood Sugar– One of the lesser known benefits of kratom leaves is their natural effect on blood sugar levels. Limited research has shown that the alkaloids found in the leaves are able to help regulate the amount of insulin and glucose is in the blood, effectively preventing the dangerous peaks and valleys that diabetics endure.
- Addiction Therapy– Mitragyna Speciosa has a unique role to play in aiding those who suffer from addiction by eliminating or lowering withdrawal symptoms. For hundreds of years Kratom has been used by the indigenous people to relieve symptoms of narcotic and opiate withdrawals and alcoholism. In effect, it works very similarly to opium (and is often used as a substitute for this drug) at a lower level of potency and addictiveness. Many people suffering from opium dependence are treated successfully with this herbal product supplement.
How do I take Kratom?
There are numerous ways to ingest kratom depending upon the desire and tolerance of the user. Kratom can be made into a tea or mixed with juice or other liquid and then drank. Toss & Swish is also very popular among users because it enters the bloodstream quickly and without having to brew or mix it with liquids. A normal dose placed in a teaspoon; such as seen with the “Cinnamon Challenge,” is a fast and relatively easy way to consume when on the go. Kratom can also be mixed with food and ingested at a more tolerable rate due to its bitter taste and extremely dry consistency. Kratom can also be filled into premade capsules and taken orally for a tasteless and easy dose.
Where Can I purchase Kratom?
As mitragyna speciosa has gained popularity in the Western culture, so has the ways to buy it grown exponentially. Kratom can be found online through countless websites both inside and outside of the United States. If kratom is legal in your area, then a call to the local “head shop” or counter culture store will probably yield the results you are looking for. Privately owned convenient stores are now opting for selling kratom, but usually with a very limited selection.
How much do I take in a typical dose?
These guidelines are intended as a general starting point and should be closely monitored to ensure the proper amount. The first time you try a particular strain of kratom, pay attention to your thoughts and feelings, and keep track of how the dosage has affected you. Continue with the dose which is most beneficial and adjust as necessary. The following chart is a guideline only since each person’s tolerance level varies, as does the potency from different strains. Doses at the lower end of the range, roughly 1 to 5 grams of the leaves, are said to produce mild stimulant effects, while higher doses (5 to 15 grams) produce euphoric effects. Doses exceeding 15 grams can lead to a state of excessive sedation and stupor and are not recommended. Effects can vary in individuals, and a reaction from a low dose or high dose may not be the same in all people.
2-4 grams: Produces mild effects (Stimulant Effects)
4-6 grams: Produces medium effects (Stimulant Effects or Sedative/Analgesic Effects)
6- 8 grams: Produces strong effects (Sedative/Analgesic Effects; Too strong for most people)
8 grams or Higher: Causes very strong effects (Sedative/Analgesic Effects; NOT RECOMMENDED) (4)
Is Kratom legal?
As of now the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) has signed legislature to keep kratom legal. Currently there are several states and counties which have placed bans on this herbal supplement. Although the Drug Enforcement Administration has not yet placed kratom into a drug scheduling category (drugs like marijuana, for example, are Schedule I, hydrocodone is Schedule II, etc.), they are still considering their position based on information about kratom’s dangers. (http://americanaddictioncenters.org/kratom/dangers/) Following is a complete updated list of where kratom is banned.
Alabama: As of May 10, 2016, kratom is a Schedule 1 controlled substance in Alabama.
Arkansas: Kratom was added to the controlled substance list in Arkansas in February 2016.
California: Kratom is legal in California, except in San Diego, because of the passing of a local ordinance.
Florida: The use of kratom is legal in Florida, except in Sarasota County.
Illinois: Kratom is legal in Illinois, except in Jerseyville, and the sale of kratom to minors under the age of 18 is banned.
Indiana: This is a state that defines kratom as a synthetic drug and it is banned.
New Hampshire: Kratom use is legal in New Hampshire for people who are 18 and above.
Tennessee: In Tennessee kratom is defined as a controlled substance and is banned.
Wisconsin: In Wisconsin, the primary alkaloids present in kratom are classified as Schedule I and as a result are banned. (5)
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Can I safely combine Kratom with my regular medications?
Kratom has not been known to cause any interactions with medications; however just to be safe the user should always check with their physician before combining with other substances.
Can kratom cure any diseases or illnesses?
As of now, kratom has not been proven by the Food and Drug Administration to cure any illnesses. Studies are in place to determine its exact benefits.
What are the differences between Strains?
Kratom strains are generally divided into three different colors. Red-vein, White-vein and Green-vein. This division is dependent on the color of the stem and vein of the leaf. If you look closely at a kratom leaf you will see that the stem and vein have a certain color. This color determines the effect the kratom leaf will have on mind and body. Different color means a different effect and a different chemical composition. The stem and vein will be removed during the grinding process. Therefore, it is only the leaf which is supposed to be taken, without the stem and vein; however, some strains will display the stem and vein additive option.
Red vein leaves from a trusted source are great for beginners because kratom they produce pleasant calming effects. It gives peace of mind and it gives you a feeling of well-being and optimism. In addition, red kratom is suitable as a sleep aid for people with insomnia. Physically, the red vein is known to relax the body and relieve pain. It relaxes the muscles and can be used as a supplement or replacement of pharmaceutical painkillers. The strongest red kratom extracts are used to prevent withdrawal symptoms of opiate addicts.
White vein kratom is known as a stimulant and positive mood enhancer. The effect of each strain depends on numerous factors such as the quality of the product, lifestyle and tolerance level of the individual. However, the trend is that the white veins are most stimulating and euphoric of all the kratom strains. White kratom is increasingly taken instead of coffee (caffeine) for alertness, concentration and cheerfulness. Many have come to take white kratom for increased concentration, motivation and stamina during long working days.
Green Vein Kratom can best be described as somewhere in between the red and white kratom strains. It is a mild energy booster that can brighten one up. Kratom connoisseurs who have experimented with it report that it helps them to enhance alertness and focus. The green vein strains are subtler than the red or white veins. In general, they can be useful in treatment of pain and other discomforts, mainly because the green veins do not cause drowsiness, which is often caused by other analgesic supplements.
Which strain is best for pain?
Traditionally, Indonesian strains, including Borneo and Bali strains, have been considered some of the best strains for controlling pain. The reasons for this is the high amounts of 7-hydroxymitragynine and mitragynine found within the leaves of these plants. However, because of the lack of other stimulating alkaloids, they tend to be sedating overall. Luckily, these types of kratom are still much less sedating than standard medications. (5)
What are the side effects of taking Kratom?
There are several side effects associated with kratom use that range in severity from inconvenient to dangerous. Kratom’s side effects are dependent on the dose taken and are like those found both for stimulant drugs and opiates, including:
- Pupillary constriction (tiny pupils)
- Facial flushing
- Tremors or loss of motor coordination
- Nausea and vomiting
The potential dangers of Kratom are not fully understood. On its own, overdose is rare but when combined with alcohol or drugs, dangerous side effects can occur. (1)Serious toxic effects appear to be rarely reported among users and their healthcare providers, but there is little information available to estimate the true dangers of kratom use and should be monitored closely for personal interactions. Most serious toxic reactions have been associated with high doses of kratom (>15 g) and have been characterized by seizures. Also since kratom is a known diuretic, it is essential to drink plenty of fluids while taking to prevent dehydration and other kidney problems
Is kratom addictive?
Even though the use of mitragyna speciosa has not been proven to cause physical dependency, its use should always be monitored closely for any sign of chemical dependency; especially if being used to wean off other narcotics or opiates. In the mind of an addict, it could be found as a replacement, and the simple action of taking it alone can cause dependency.
What are the signs of kratom addiction?
- Increased risk-taking behaviors
- Continued use of the drug in full awareness of problems its use may create
- Decreased production at work or school
- Social withdrawal and increased secrecy
- Lack of interest in social, recreational, or other activities that used to be important
- Inability to stop using the drug despite multiple attempts to do so
- Lack of control over amount taken or duration of abuse
- Drug tolerance (needing to take more of the drug to feel its effects), drug dependence, and withdrawal symptoms
- Mood swings and changes in personality
- Changes in sleeping and eating habits
- Significant loss of weight (8)
How can Kratom be purchased?
Kratom comes in several forms including leaves for grinding on your own, or for use in brewing teas. The most popular form is powder. The leaves are ground into an extremely fine powder resembling talcum or cinnamon. Kratom can also be bought in pre-made capsules. It can be made into a resin, which the extract is more potent and smaller doses are needed.
What are the effects of Kratom?
Effects are dose-dependent and occur rapidly, reportedly beginning within 10 minutes after consumption and lasting from one to five hours. The following are some side effects reported among kratom users:
- Dry mouth
- Increased urination
- Loss of appetite
What does Maeng DA stand for?
The market now favors plants with the most potent leaves and plants which can yield large quantities in a short amount of time. While this selective breeding has occurred naturally wherever kratom is sold and bought, no one case of this is more pronounced than in Indonesia, where the first strain called “Maeng Da” (Or PIMP GRADE) originated. In these areas, a large portion of the male population work in heavy manual labor in swamp-like humidity and sweltering heat. These rough jobs and hard conditions have dramatically contributed to kratom’s popularity. This extreme competition between growers spurred the need to produce exceptionally potent and stimulating kratom. At a specific plantation in Indonesia, a technique called grafting became common practice by blending natural and artificial selection methods to create the most potent strain of Thai kratom. This plantation slowly became renowned for their kratom’s strength in comparison to other areas and was officially labeled by them as “Maeng Da”
Will kratom show up in a drug test?
Currently, kratom is not included in standard drug screens in the US. Kratom tests are available for screening but are not widely available.
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