Medicinal and Recreational Use of Kratom

Introduction to Kratom

The local name of Mitragyna Speciosa plant is Kratom in Thailand and adjoint southeast Asian regions. Mitragyna Speciosa is a tropical evergreen tree belongs to the coffee family found in the southeast Asian regions indigenous to Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and New Guinea (Papua). Mitragyna Speciosa or Kratom is distinctively used in traditional medicine purpose and recreational drug back since the nineteenth century.


The Opiate and stimulant properties of the plant help extensively as an anti-diarrheal medicine, painkiller and sexual recreational drug. The raw form as a leaf is not available in the USA as it comes in the form of medicinal capsule due to it’s legality issues.

Legality of Kratom

Kratom is legal in many European Countries while the recent rise in the popularity of kratom given rise to many oppositions from the government and state agencies for a ban on the products of Kratom due to its addictive uses and adverse side effects on excessive use. Kratom is legal in many states of the USA while illegal in Wisconsin, Indiana, Vermont etc.

Kratom Legal in Countries

  • South Korea
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom

Medicinal and Recreational Uses of Kratom

Kratom’s opiate and stimulant properties traditionally used traditionally as an anti-diarrheal and sexual desire enhancing medicine. Kratom usage claims to improve mood, relieve pain and opiate substitute. Medicinal Uses are as follows:

  • Kratom reported as a substitute product of opium that’s why it helps in opioid withdrawal. It helps in discontinuing opium addiction.
  • Traditionally, Kratom is used as a local anesthetic for injury due to its pain relieving properties. Kratom leaves help in musculoskeletal pain relief which also help in energy enhancement, sexual desire increase and increased appetite.
  • Kratom is used as an anti-diarrheal agent, treat coughs and intestinal infections.

Kratom Emporium provides the best quality Kratom in the market directly from the southeast Asian region like Thailand, Malaysia. The market of quality Kratom is very demanding in USA while few states banned the product on the basis of legality issues that’s beyond the article’s discussion. For any information related to Kratom products refer