Can Kratom alkaloids be used to treat alcohol use disorders?

Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as Kratom, is often used to self-treat chronic pain, reduce opioid dependence, and to limit or completely eliminate drug withdrawal symptoms. Because Kratom may be less dangerous than typical opioids, many are curious to see if it can offer benefits beyond the two aforementioned. One study in particular sought out to … Read more

Mitragynine As a Potential Treatment for Reducing Morphine Withdrawal Effects

Before we cover Mitragynine as a potential treatment for reducing morphine withdrawal effects, let’s discuss opioid use in the USA. The United States is facing an epidemic, as the number of deaths from prescription drug overdoses continues to rise. Opioids include prescription painkillers such as Vicodin and OxyContin, illegal street drugs like heroin, and synthetic … Read more

Kratom for Mental Illness: Clinical Study on Kratom For Anxiety and Depression

If you’ve been searching for an alternative solution to antidepressants, anxiolytics, and antipsychotics, you might want to consider Kratom for anxiety and depression. When we think about Kratom for mental illness – it can be overwhelming.  This summary includes information on a clinical study on Kratom For Anxiety and Depression. Mitragyna speciosa, better known as … Read more

Easing Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms with Kratom

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For decades, opioids have been prescribed with abandon. We’ve seen a significant wave of addiction sweep across the country as prescriptions for painkillers like Vicodin and Oxycontin skyrocket. But those who struggle with opioid dependence may find hope in kratom—a popular herbal supplement that has been used in Asian countries for centuries. Kratom and Opioid … Read more

American Kratom Association’s 2021 Kratom Advocacy Webinar

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The American Kratom Association (AKA), the nation’s leading voice in protecting and advancing access to Kratom, announced that it will be hosting its 2021 Kratom Advocacy Webinar on February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. ET. The American Kratom Association is working hard to gain support for their cause to make sure Kratom remains legal on a … Read more