We would love to give this an explanation to people who have a little idea to those who have not the slightest idea of what Kratom is. Very similar to the coffee plant Kratom can give a large amounts of energy it differs by also assisting in pain, anxiety, opiate addiction and many other good side effects. Grown out of the country this plant origins comes from Indonesia-Malaysian area. It was mainly used hundreds of years ago by farmers who would be in pain carry their crops and would work long hours. Now there is a great use to help people get off opiate addiction how it mimics the euphoria and pain free effect. There are many different strains to Kratom as the leaves grow and each containing a different compound. You can see in our Kratom page the different strains colors that kratom comes in. Red will help the most in pain and as you go up through gold, green, yellow to white the less it assists in pain and more assistance in energy. White strains will give the most energy comparable to coffee. People take kratom typically orally in a dry powder or pill capsule. You may also put your kratom in your food like yogurt or peanut butter or a warm tea. The effects can last anywhere from 2-8 hours. The serving size can be anywhere from 1 gram-7 grams. Also talk to your doctor before trying something! Kratom can have side effects of nausea or sleepiness. Kratom may sound like its for you but you want to always make sure! We have had many stories from ex heroin users to people who simply who don’t want to become addicted to painkillers or don’t want to drive their vehicle on opiates. We are always happy to share the knowledge we come across and hope this helps answer some questions.