Kratom started to take off as a major herbal supplement growing in popularity around the world. Check out the uses of Kratom Powder and its History.
Kratom has recently spiked up in late 2004. It was not until April 2005, that kratom started to take off as a major herbal suppliment growing in popularity around the world. (To learn more about kratom, check out: What is Kratom and the types of Kratom)
The Dutch traders recognized Kratom probably in the seventeenth century while the European Kratom history began in the mid-nineteenth century according to the records. However, it is not possible even to assume when the South-East Asian history started. It has been a part of their native culture and daily life for more than thousands of years. For many communities, kratom is like coffee or tea.
Kratom is the dried leaves of the plant named Mitragyna Speciosa which belongs to the coffee family plants. It grows predominantly in Thailand, Malaysia, and other south-east Asian countries.
It contains opiate-like element 7-Hydroxymitragynine that is has many uses. Earlier, the local workers of Thailand used to chew the kratom leaves raw. Locally, it was called ithang or kakuam.
Years back, the native people of South East Asia used to chew 10 to 60 leaves a day. Presently, the kratom is gaining huge recognition in the western countries. Now, people can buy kratom online in several easy-to-use forms like kratom extracts, kratom pills, and powder. Being herbal, it definitely beats many of the high-priced drugs.