Kratom Trade Association: Industry is Prepared to Work with Georgia Lawmakers on Manufacturing, Labeling and Age Oversight of Kratom
- Kratom Products
- December 27, 2018
The herbal supplement kratom regularly causes serious side effects and doesn’t appear safe for use, a new study argues.
Kratom, made from the leaves of a Southeast Asian plant, is usually used to treat pain and addiction. But poison control centre data shows it has been tied to seizures, withdrawal, hallucinations, agitation and rapid heart rate, researchers report.
Acts on opioid receptors
Kratom is “probably not something that’s safe enough to be available as an herbal supplement”, concluded lead researcher William Eggleston, a clinical assistant professor with the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy in New York.
Kratom contains compounds that act on the opioid receptors in the brain and the body, according to the US National Institute on Drug Abuse.… Continue reading.READ MORE
People try various things to edge ahead of their competitors. Whether it is at college or in an office, the cut-throat competition is always egging everyone to showcase their intelligence at every stage. That is why many people use a variety of kratom products and different memory-chargers to stay focused on the game. This gives them the energy to work for long hours.… Continue reading.READ MORE
A substance listed as a “drug of concern” by the FDA soon could be banned in Naperville.
The city council on Tuesday is set to consider prohibiting the sale of a plant-based substance called kratom, which is derived from the leaves of a tropical evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia.
Approval of the ban would make Naperville the third city in Illinois to forbid kratom sales, following Alton and Jerseyville, according to a memo from Jennifer Lutzke, senior assistant city attorney.… Continue reading.READ MORE