Misconception #12 You Cannot Grow Kratom In The United States And If You Do The Leaves Will Not Produce Mitragynine. FACT CHECK: FALSE

One of the primary reasons why I started blogging about Kratom is to clear up the lies and myth that is a constant surrounding. When I started my advocacy group Southeast Beautiful, one of the main things I wanted to learn was whether or not it’s possible to grow Kratom here. Every single person IContinue reading “Misconception #12 You Cannot Grow Kratom In The United States And If You Do The Leaves Will Not Produce Mitragynine. FACT CHECK: FALSE”

Misconception #11 Kratom Changes A Person’s Personality By Impairment And Intoxication. FACT CHECK: FALSE

Kratom does NOT impair or intoxicate you ~ Journal of Psychoactive Drugs ~ Social Functioning of Kratom ‘Studies show Kratom can lead to dependence in animals. Nevertheless, Kratom preparations were also suggested as a less harmful substitute in opiate withdrawal.’ A cross-sectional survey was carried out in three Northern States in Peninsular Malaysia investigating 293Continue reading “Misconception #11 Kratom Changes A Person’s Personality By Impairment And Intoxication. FACT CHECK: FALSE”

Misconceptions Of Addiction

So, I am going to RANT here for a bit. Every now and then when I tell people about Kratom, I am accused of selling drugs or pushing them onto others. I have been called drug pusher a few times, and that is NOT OK. First off, I am sorry for anyone who’s lost ANYONEContinue reading “Misconceptions Of Addiction”

Misconception #10 Thousands Of Calls To Poison Control, Regarding Kratom. FACT CHECK: FALSE

‘Call numbers for any exposure need context for readers to understand the relative size and scope of the potential problem. For perspective, in 2015 there were 263 Kratom-related calls to the NPDS compared to 55,151 diphenhydramine-related calls, 18,470 aspirin-related calls, and 1,355 involving nicotine. Depending on the substance category, many if not most calls doContinue reading “Misconception #10 Thousands Of Calls To Poison Control, Regarding Kratom. FACT CHECK: FALSE”

Kratom Deserves To Be Decriminalized, And Viewed The Same Way As CBD And Marijuana.

Kratom does not cause a person to become impaired or intoxicated. Yet, alcohol and marijuana do cause impairment and intoxication and are both legal. I do fully support the use of marijuana and alcohol, but only when consumed responsibly. Kratom doesn’t produce any sort of intoxication, yet it is demonized and treated as such. WeContinue reading “Kratom Deserves To Be Decriminalized, And Viewed The Same Way As CBD And Marijuana.”

Misconception #9 Kratom causes depression. FACT CHECK: FALSE

Kratom RELIEVES depression. Below you will find scientific evidence that Kratom is effective and beneficial for depression. Depression causes anxiety, sadness and lethargy. Kratom helps to relieve brain fog and helps with energy, focus and mental clarity. Here is the science backing this up. By Kami Ann Davis https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32248751/?from_term=kratom&from_sort=date&from_pos=2

The Truth About Kratom

It pains me to see so many negative articles and misleading information regarding Kratom. Even though millions of Americans consume this plant with SUCCESS, many people are still in the dark and have no idea what or how beneficial Kratom TRULY IS. When I go to google my blog in google search engine ‘Kratom Truth’Continue reading “The Truth About Kratom”

Misconception #8 Kratom is destroying people’s lives. FACT CHECK: FALSE

More than 15 million Americans consume Kratom and many of US commented JUST that.. in a letter to the CDC, regarding opioid use. THOUSANDS of Kratom consumers and advocates wrote and expressed their concerns about being denied adequate pain relief. We also expressed our concern over the FDA taking our plant Kratom away from us.Continue reading “Misconception #8 Kratom is destroying people’s lives. FACT CHECK: FALSE”

Misconception #7 Kratom is an opioid, a narcotic. FACT CHECK: FALSE.

Kratom is NOT a derivative from the opioid poppy plant. Nor, is it chemically the same. It’s not even in the same family. Kratom is in the coffee tree family. By Kami Ann Davis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5344672/

Misconception #6 Kratom is similar to opioids, therefore; works in the same way causing death, overdose & addiction. FACT CHECK: FALSE

Kratom is UNLIKE traditional opioids because instead of fully attaching to the receptors in our brain, it is simply an ATYPICAL-TYPE opioid attaching ONLY PARTIALLY TO MU-RECEPTORS; same as chocolate, cheese or breast milk. Partially attaching is the key term here, because it is WHY it cannot cause respiratory depression or harmful withdrawal/addiction. Below youContinue reading “Misconception #6 Kratom is similar to opioids, therefore; works in the same way causing death, overdose & addiction. FACT CHECK: FALSE”