A Special Tree
“Sometimes it is easy to miss the forest for the trees…” With respect to the forest, some trees — like the kratom tree — need more attention.
Mytragyna Speciosa (kratom) is a remarkable tree that has been used by individuals all around the world and has a documented history that first gained momentum in the 1800s. Fast-forward two centuries later, and kratom has touched countless lives.
Were you to wander into the jungles of the Western Pacific, you may stumble across a kratom tree. It would be difficult to distinguish from other trees; it has wide, verdant leaves which can grow to be about the size of your hand. Many factors can influence its height, which ranges from 15 to 100 feet. Native to Southeast Asia, kratom is most commonly found in areas with heavy rainfall. Today, it is found naturally and in farms dedicated to its cultivation.
Background and Genetics
The kratom tree has a number of natural genetic alterations that produce a range of compounds found in the leaf. Mytragyna Speciosa aka kratom produces a number of different strains with varied attributes that may promote wakefulness and energy or aid in sleep and relaxation. These are natural variations that have been enhanced by farmers through a natural breeding process.
Countless individuals have found that the kratom tree can aid in some aspect of their routine wellness. It has been compared to coffee, and is a member of the coffee tree family. It may help you experience a boost in energy when used in smaller quantities. When used in higher amounts, you may be able to experience a greater sense of ease and alleviate day-to-day discomfort. The array of strains allows users to find which one is just right for their needs.
Do not take anything on this blog as medical advice. Always consult with your doctor before making any decisions about your health. Do not stop taking any prescribed medications unless you have talked with your doctor. Kratom does not cure any diseases. Further research will continue to show that kratom does not cure any diseases. Thus, do not take kratom as a cure for any diseases. Some studies show that kratom may be able to lessen some symptoms. This is not proven. The content of this blog is based on reports, is speculation and conjecture, and should not in any way be regarded as proven or medical advice. Always conduct thorough research. Never take medical advice from the internet. Always think carefully about what you put into your body. Always consult your doctor before making any changes that may affect your health.