Kratom Clinical Studies and Research

Can Kratom alkaloids be used to treat alcohol use disorders?

By Jineen T | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

By Jineen T | March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

By Jineen T | March 9, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

Mitragynine and 7-Hydroxymitragynine: How They Work in Kratom

By Jineen T | March 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Mitragynine and 7-Hydroxymitragynine: How They Work in Kratom

Kratom is a natural supplement that comes from the tree Mitragyna speciosa. The Kratom tree is indigenous to various regions of Southeast Asia and is also found in parts of Africa. Chewing the leaves of Kratom became a popular means for boosting energy levels in manual laborers or for use in cultural ceremonies. For centuries, … Read more

The Population of Kratom Consumers in the United States

By Jineen T | February 27, 2021 | Comments Off on The Population of Kratom Consumers in the United States

Kratom, Mitragyna speciosa, is a natural, organic product that has been used for centuries in Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia and Thailand. It is derived from the leaves of the Kratom tree, which contain psychoactive substances and carry medicinal properties. Originally, the leaves of the Kratom tree were frequently harvested and chewed or brewed … Read more

Easing Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms with Kratom

By Jineen T | February 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Easing Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms with Kratom
kratom leaf capsule

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

By Jineen T | February 22, 2021 | Comments Off on American Kratom Association’s 2021 Kratom Advocacy Webinar
american kratom association webinar

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

Kratom Tolerance, Kratom

What is a “Kratom Tolerance” and How Can You Properly Manage It?

By David Nadel | August 30, 2023

With an influx of people it seems, who are taking kratom nowadays, we are getting lots of questions from concerned users about the risk of building up a tolerance to its effects, eventually needing to take higher and higher doses to get relief, or worse, not getting any effects at all anymore.  So, by giving … Read more

Bioavailable, Bioavailability, Kratom, Kratom Products

Question: Just How Bioavailable is Kratom?

By David Nadel | August 24, 2023

Kratom, aka the alkaloid-rich leaves of the Southeast Asian Mitragyna speciosa tree, has been used for centuries to provide people with relief from all kinds of daily complaints.  But only recently has kratom become a staple of the natural wellness market here in the United States.  One thing we can say is that it clearly … Read more

Drug Test, Drug Testing, Kratom

Can Kratom Cause a Failed Drug Test Result to Occur?

By David Nadel | August 18, 2023

Kratom is becoming increasingly popular these days, being a natural substance that works similarly to opioids in its ability to offer relief in various ways to the body and mind.  Derived from an evergreen tree in Southeast Asia known as Mitragyna speciosa, kratom is available in all kinds of product forms, and is legal in … Read more

Kratom Raw Shot, Kratom Shot, Kratom

Topps Kratom Raw Shot vs. Other Shots

By David Nadel | August 12, 2023

One of the most popular ways to take kratom is to do it in the form of a liquid shot, since it offers super-fast absorption and very high potency.  But, as you may have guessed, not all kratom shots are created equally.  Let’s take a look at our Kratom Raw Shot here at Topps Kratom, … Read more

Kratom, Storing Kratom, Kratom Storage, Kratom Products

How to Properly Store Your Kratom Products

By David Nadel | August 6, 2023

Picking out the perfect kratom product is half the battle to enjoying its effects to the max.  Another thing that you always need to be mindful of is how you’re storing it, since kratom, like almost all organic substances, has a shelf life.  Kratom is pretty forgiving compared to other organic products, but at the … Read more

Kratom, Weight Loss

Should You Turn to Kratom as a Weight Loss Alternative?

By David Nadel | July 30, 2023

Kratom has become an enormously popular natural remedy thanks to its unique profile of alkaloids that produce desirable effects through their relationship with the brain’s opioid receptors.  Derived from the evergreen Mitragyna Speciosa tree in Southeast Asia, kratom refers to the tree’s leaves, which are dried and ground before consumption.  Available in different veins, strains, … Read more

Buying Kratom, Kratom Products

Where Should You Consider Buying Kratom From?

By David Nadel | July 24, 2023

Kratom is easier to find than ever before – assuming you don’t live in one of the few states in which it’s illegal – and that’s great news, because it means that more and more people are able to experience natural relief with a product that can be bought over the counter.  However, that doesn’t … Read more

Kratom, Kava

A Unique Matchup: Kratom vs. Kava

By David Nadel | July 18, 2023

We’ve seen a massive trend over the last several years of people taking their wellness into their own hands, turning to natural, plant-based solutions to their daily needs to achieve relief from their pain, stress, fatigue, and more.  Two plant-based substances that have gotten particularly popular are kratom and kava, both of which have become … Read more

Kratom, THC

A Unique Matchup: Kratom vs. THC

By David Nadel | July 12, 2023

As more people are taking their health and wellness into their own hands, we’re seeing plant derivatives like kratom and hemp turning into massive trends on the market.  Both of these natural products are touted for their benefits which can provide significant relief to common complaints like poor focus, tense muscles, stress, and poor sleep.  … Read more

Gold Kratom, Kratom Strains

Everything You Need to Know About Gold Kratom in 2023

By David Nadel | July 6, 2023

You’ve likely been hearing more and more about gold kratom – an intriguing-sounding, mysterious kratom vein that has undeniable allure.  With the kratom market being so new to us here in the United States, it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of misinfo out there about it, and we want to clear things up by … Read more