Kratom or Mitragyna speciosa has been used for many years especially in the Asian countries. However, it has gain popularity in many parts of Europe and America. The product is used due to many reasons such as pain reliever, stimulant, and as a complete herbal medicine for many health conditions.
You should be able to know how to use the product, especially when it used as a dose. This is the very important part when taking this herb into your body. Mitragyna speciosa is a natural and dose sensitive plant.
It is important that to understand the various guidelines on the usage before purchasing the herb. This is because each dose will produce different effects. Taking the wrong dose might lead to some serious problems, or turned away from the herb.
Different Ways of Using Kratom
Traditionally, the product leaves were chewed in their raw form, so that they could produce the desired effects. The ground powder is the common way of taking the product but there are other various ways like making tea and using resin. Below are some of the ways that you can use to take the kratom dose:
- Dry kratom leaves: Besides chewing the raw leaves from the plant, you can use the dry leaves though not much efficient. Generally, the leaves are very bitter and can take you a long time to chew. Most of the leaves are required to produce the desired effects, and the process is a task.
- Tosh and wash: This the method of putting some kratom powder in the mouth and using a beverage to swallow. This method is very effective since you will have your entire dose in your body. The powder could be having a bitter taste while inside your mouth, but it is very easy and fast.
- Common mixers: Many people prefer mixing the product in a glass of juice. Generally, the drink will mask the bitter taste of the product. Some users have discussed using the yogurt, just to make it sweet.
- Kratom tea: You can prepare kratom by stewing or boiling the powder for about 20 to 30 minutes. You might not get the desired effects immediately. However, after some time you will experience and the effects are long lasting compared to the raw powder. The process of cooking alters the alkaloids, making it last for long.
- Kratom capsules: This is the common method used in taking the kratom dosage other than the powder. The capsules will prevent you from experiencing the bitter taste. Nevertheless, you will be required to pay more for the package.
The dosage you should take
The dose that is recommended for kratom might vary a good deal within the kratom community and will depend on the various factors. If you are introducing yourself to the product, it is important to start with small a dose and see how it will react. As the time goes on, you will increase according to how you experience the effects.