What Is Kratom And Why Is It Used?

Suzanne Says:

Why is kratom used? Is it a natural herb? Is it safe for smoking cessation? Can it also be used for opiate withdrawal? I read in one of the posts that kratom is used for opiate withdrawal. Is it effective?

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Nora Says:

Yes, it worked for me. I got the Red Bail for pain and I also use the Green. It works well. Hope you give it a try and I pray it helps you.

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David Says:

Kratom FAQs:

Q: Why is Kratom used?
A: Kratom has a wide variety of potential use-cases ranging from anxiety, depression, insomnia, PTSD, pain relief, mood lifting, endurance, hypertension, diabetes, and much more...

Q: Is it a natural herb?
A: Mitragynine (Kratom) is a natural plant (tree) in the coffee family

Q: Is it safe for smoking cessation?
A: I have not found any official scientific studies demonstrating it's use-case as a smoking cessation aid, however, many web reviews have reportedly had success taking Kratom for this purpose.

Q: Can it also be used for opiate withdrawal?
A: Yes; ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3670991

Q: Is it effective?
A: Some strains of Kratom may be more or less effective than others, but efficacy is solely based on personal opinion. In my own opinion, yes, Kratom is very effective.

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