- Kratom Products
- March 12, 2019
Kratom is a herbal product made from Mitragyna speciosa ─ a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family found in Southeast Asia ─ with several active alkaloids driving its activity.
The most abundant of the alkaloids, Mitragynine, is thought to act as an opioid agonist.
Kratom use is on the rise as the U.S. opioid epidemic continues to drive more patients to seek herbal supplements as pain-relieving alternatives.
However, more than 90 deaths have been attributed to kratom use.
In a recent study from the U.S. Drug Induced Liver Injury Network, researchers found that kratom, a popular and widely available product, may cause liver toxicity and severe liver injury.… Continue reading.READ MORE
Advocates for kratom are working to move the popular organic substance of Southeast Asian origin into the mainstream. Even as researchers such as Christopher McCurdy conduct studies to determine whether the herb has a future as a pain reliever and tool to help opioid users kick addictions, a metro-Denver business called Clean Kratom Wellness Center, at 1520 Simms Street in Lakewood, has branched out to Portland, Oregon. There, the new store has been licensed to package and sell kratom by the Oregon Department of Agriculture — a designation that owner Faith Day believes is the first of its kind in the United States.… Continue reading.READ MORE
Sandy Springs, GA – January 13, 2020 – According to experts, carrying out timely diagnoses is often the most effective means for parents and employers to fight drug abuse. The team at LifeHope Labs is delighted to announce to the public, a simple home-based test kit. The Synthetic Drug Test Kit is useful for conducting accurate urine tests and identifying abuse among vaping users.
Recent reports, showing an increase in vaping related ailments, are highly disturbing as casualties affect many minors. With innovation from LifeHope Labs, drug tests are more easily accessible. Guardians and employees are able to administer quick urine tests for synthetic drugs, or other substances smoked in vaping products.… Continue reading.READ MORE
ROCKFORD(WREX)—Rockford Tobacco Shop Peace Novelty says it has seen an increase of sales for glass products like bongs and pipes since the legalization of recreational marijuana.
“Since the marijuana legalized, the sales have increased a little bit,” said the owner, Kam Patel.
Since January 1st, the shop has seen a 10% increase in sales for its glass products and cartridge vaporizer products.
With more people coming in and buying the products, the store says it has already put in a new order for more vaporizer products.
But that isn’t the only change the store is seeing; the store says the atmosphere from customers has changed as well.… Continue reading.READ MORE
Kratom is a tropical herb extracted in Southeast Asia. It was discovered in the early 19th century, and it’s currently used by millions of people around the globe. Unlike other herbs, kratom isn’t supported by any medical evidence for suitable drug use. Its legal status is controversial, and the plant is banned in many countries.
Kratom is banned in the UK, Canada, Finland, Poland, Russia, Korea, and more. But people who consume the herb claim it has many health benefits—none of which find support in medical science. Secondly, there are many side effects of consuming kratom, such as:
A new herbal remedy concept has opened its doors on Government Street.
Body Botanicals, nestled at 3115 Government Street in the shopping center next to Elsie’s Plate & Pie, aims to be a one-stop herbal remedy shop, says co-owner Chad Carter. The shop carries products like CBD, loose teas and kratom. Kratom is a powdered compound from Indonesia that is used as a stimulant and painkiller, and is illegal in some states.
Though CBD and kratom can be found in some gas stations and vape shops, Carter says Body Botanicals is the first boutique shop specializing in herbal remedies in the city.READ MORE