If you’re new to Kratom, you may be confused by some of the terminology used by manufacturers when talking about their products, specifically Kratom extract vs. powder. While some products may tout the benefit of their powder component, others could refer to their extracts, usually with ration, such as 2:1, for example. Some may even […]

If you’ve been watching the latest FDA communications on Kratom legality, you may be concerned that banishment to the Controlled Substances list is on the horizon, which is why some states are advancing versions of the Kratom Consumer Protection Act, 2018. This important legislative draft offers Kratom potential legal protection while improving the Kratom industry […]

Many people view Kratom as a substance with immense potential, but so far, quality Kratom research and Kratom studies have been minimal. That has led to disagreement with regulators and controversy within the communities of Kratom advocates, researchers, growers, and health pundits. Recent progress, however, points to a growing interest scientifically in establishing Kratom’s credentials […]

Without those willing to advocate for Kratom, it likely would already be listed as a Schedule 1 controlled substance and almost impossible for law abiding citizens to obtain. Just because it has avoided a ban so far, assuming that it was safe from misinformation, slander, and prohibition would be a mistake. The truth is, the […]

March 8, 2019

SITSA & Kratom

With the demise of the SITSA Act, 2018, Kratom has weathered one of it’s largest and most misinformed threats to date. After passing the House of Representatives, this misguided legislation was never taken up by the Senate. With the seating of a new Congress to start 2019, SITSA goes back to square one, but it […]

It’s no secret that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is no fan of Kratom, and under his tenure, relations between Kratom and the FDA have been strained at best and often adversarial. That’s what makes his recently announced resignation such big news to Kratom advocates, prompting much discussion about the impact, if any, his exit will […]

What is Maeng Da Kratom and is it more powerful than other kinds of kratom? This exotic-sounding strain is a favorite for many kratom enthusiasts. Its reported quality is well-known, but the details behind its origin are not quite clear. What Is Maeng Da Kratom? Also known as “Maeng Da Thai Kratom,” Maeng Da is […]

Acquiring kratom can be challenging. Although kratom is legal (in most states), it’s not sold at the average convenience store. If you are interested in buying kratom, it can become a struggle to figure out where you can get the deal. This is a common problem for many kratom users, so it’s important that you […]

Kratom and kava are two plants that have caught the attention of the Western world in recent years. However, despite their apparent similarities, the two plants are actually quite dissimilar. History & Regions of Origin Kava, or Piper methysticum, is a small shrub that grows in the Pacific Islands, including Hawaii, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, […]

Kratom Explained For centuries, Kratom has played a recurring role in the cross-cultural history of the world. However, despite the plant’s extensive past, Kratom continues to be a subject of contention and confusion. Supported by a shallow body of research and facing mounting regulatory pressures, Kratom seems to attract more questions than answers. In the […]

In its Southeast Asian countries of origin, Kratom has a lengthy past that spans across several centuries of recorded history. However, this timeless botanical has only caught the attention of Americans in the last few decades, subsequently attracting both recognition and notoriety. Although American citizens have demonstrated near-overwhelming support for Kratom, American legislators and government […]

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Mitragyna speciosa, or Kratom, is one of many remarkable plants in its scientific family of classification, Rubiaceae. Kratom’s botanical family members include the coffee plant and thousands of other species in total, some of which have deep roots in the medicinal history of the world. What is the Rubiaceae Family? Rubiaceae is a family of […]

Kratom is harvested from the leaves of mitragyna speciosa, a tree native to regions of Southeast Asia. Although Kratom is natural, its journey from plant to product is often lengthy, cross-continental, and involves numerous production and processing techniques. If produced with consideration and care, the result is a wholly unique botanical substance with remarkable properties. […]

In its Southeast Asian region of origin, Kratom has an extensive history that spans centuries. However, the plant has only recently been introduced to the United States, where its sudden arrival and subsequent surge in popularity has stirred skepticism and concern amongst regulatory agencies. In particular, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has […]

Many substances that have an effect on the mind or body are carefully regulated in the United States. In modern times, the vehicle for this regulation is the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. Among other things, this act established five classifications, called “Schedules,” for drugs in the country. Drugs are placed in different Schedules depending […]

White, green, oolong, and black — oh my! There are so many different varieties of tea, but what do all these names mean? Surprisingly, although there are so many different variations of tea, the majority all come from the same plant: the Camellia sinensis, a small evergreen shrub native to Asia. Although all tea comes […]

The New Products Include Additional Capsule Offerings and Bentuangie Kratom Kratom Spot is pleased to introduce several new offerings to our line of all-natural kratom products. As our company has grown, so has our curated selection of powders and capsules – which now includes over 30 unique strains. While our inventory continues to expand, our […]

As kratom’s popularity within the United States and across the world soars, thousands of people are discovering the plant for the first time. However, as many newcomers of the plant wade into its mysterious waters, they may find themselves confused and disoriented by the sheer variety of available choice. That’s because as a plant, no […]

  At Kratom Spot, we believe that every stage of kratom production –– from cultivation and harvesting to exportation and packaging –– influences the quality of the end product. By emphasizing quality across all aspects of our business, we’ve been able to craft an online kratom shopping experience that we think you’ll love. Read more […]

Kratom comes in three main varieties, each indicated by a color. White vein kratom is thought to be a more potent strain of the kratom plant that is created through different processes compared to other kratom strains. White kratom may have its own unique effects compared to red and green kratom, and can be taken […]

Kratom – the ground leaves of the mitragyna speciosa plant – has been steadily growing in popularity within the United States and abroad. However, because kratom is botanical in nature, many varieties of the plant exist. This diversity of choice is often disorienting for newcomers, and unfortunately, factually-founded information on the plant’s sizeable variety is […]