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Many people are first introduced to Kratom at a headshop, only to wonder later how does Kratom cost so much from a headshop? The simplest answer can be summed up as overhead, but on examination, the problem with buying your Kratom there is much more complicated. That’s why people experienced in getting the most out […]

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As a leader in the Kratom industry, we are limited in how we inform people about Kratom by FDA regulations. If you’ve been struggling to find accurate, authoritative information, you may have noticed yourself that the very suppliers in a position to share the most knowledge about their products seem to say the least. Understanding […]

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For many people, Bali Kratom is what they first encountered when exploring Kratom for themselves. One of the most popular strains, Bali Kratom enjoys a large following among both those new to Kratom and people more experienced with the various Kratom products commonly available. It is widely available through online distributors and is one of […]

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Sustainable farming practices have been in the spotlight recently as the world comes to terms with humanity’s impact on the world around us. While many industries find themselves struggling to adopt a business model built around ethical farming, for reputable Kratom suppliers, taking care of the environment is already second nature. In many cases, Kratom […]

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Kratom and palm oil are both cultivated throughout Southeast Asia, but Kratom enjoys a better environmental reputation. Due to growing environmental concerns brought about by the rapid escalation of climate change, the relationship between palm oil and the environment is under increased scrutiny. The conversation about the harmful effects on natural resources, wildlife, and indigenous […]

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At the same time that we are all increasing our focus on the environment in the wake of climate change’s growing threat, Kratom is garnering increased interest from researchers looking for a solution to the rowing worldwide opioid crisis. Therefore, it’s natural that Kratom farming practices would be under increased scrutiny. Farming and the environment […]

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It’s almost summer vacation time, that means now is the time to check in on 2019 Kratom laws around the world. Knowing the laws helps ensure that you’ll have legal access to the countries you may travel to, or helps keep you from running afoul of the law unintentionally. Failure to know the regulations during […]

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It’s hard not to get excited about the Arizona Kratom Consumer Protection Act. Thanks largely to a hostile federal stance based on bad science, pressure has been increasing across local, state, and national governmental bodies to restrict or ban Kratom outright. To meet this growing threat to individual liberties, Kratom advocates in several states have […]

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Even as states like Arizona turn to the Kratom Consumer Protection Act, states like Ohio are moving closer to Kratom scheduling. Driven largely by FDA stoked fears, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy has proposed making Kratom a Schedule 1 controlled substance within state borders, putting it on a level with dangerous opioids like heroin and […]

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A question often asked is, “are products with Kratom considered ethnobotanicals?” In order to answer this question, we need to understand first what ethnobotanicals are. What Are Ethnobotanicals? Kratom did not first appear when it was brought to the United States. Its history dates back far longer–for hundreds of years. This is the first indication […]

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Deciding where to find Kratom for your needs can be difficult. Due to its rising popularity, there are more and more sources available every day, each with its own range of products and catchy slogans. Not all Kratom–or Kratom suppliers– are created equal, however, and it can be hard to separate the reputable sources from […]

A bowl of green Kratom powder

More and more people are becoming interested in Kratom, but it can be hard to find information on Kratom strain differences. Rather than a single consistent plant, Kratom grows in several strains. These strains get their properties from their slightly different genetics and the different environments they’re grown in. Why the Difference? Some plants are […]

A bowl filled with Kratom capsules

As more people explore Kratom, there is increased interest in DIY Kratom capsules. There can be a big difference, however, between the capsules you make yourself and capsules that are professionally manufactured. Traditional Kratom Usage As an ethnobotanical, Kratom has enjoyed centuries of use by the indigenous communities in its native forests in Southeast Asia. […]

Three sealed packages of Kratom

Kratom is growing in popularity, and understanding how storing Kratom properly can keep it more potent for a longer period of time is important. If not kept in proper conditions for storage, Kratom can begin to degrade quickly. That wastes your money and potentially leaves you with sub-standard Kratom when you need it the most. […]

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As more and more people decide that Kratom is right for them, interest in growing Kratom at home is skyrocketing. Whether growing Kratom indoors or out in a garden, it’s a possibility most Kratom advocates will look into at some time or another. Let’s look at both whether you can and whether you should grow […]

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April 22, 2019

DIY Kratom Soap

Help your skin feel clean and healthy with the power of Kratom soap. DIY soap is a great way to study the effects of Kratom. DIY soap is easy to make, and it offers you the ability to know exactly what you’re putting on your body. From adding your favorite fragrances to adding potent botanicals, […]

A wooden plate and spoon overflowing with Kratom powder

If you’re looking for a new way to take care of your skin, Kratom beauty products may be the right choice. Now found in everything from Kratom bath bombs to Kratom essential oils, it is fast becoming a popular addition to people’s daily care regimen. What Is Kratom? Kratom is a species of evergreen found […]

A bowl filled with Kratom powder on green Kratom leaves

If you’re new to Kratom, you might not know how to buy Kratom. It sounds simple, but too many newcomers get suckered in by “budget” sites that don’t meet their needs. Discouraged, they give up on their research into Kratom and choose other, often fruitless paths in a quest to support their health and wellness. […]

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As people conduct their own independent research, they’re looking for ways to balance their health and wellness with help from Kratom, Kratom alternatives, and the best natural products on the market. It’s understandable. With concerns about the addictive chemicals found in modern medicine, the interest in natural health and wellness is skyrocketing. While Kratom is […]

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People are growing more interested in living their lives in a more balanced fashion, and that is what holistic living is all about. Holistic living seeks to help you find a better way to live. If you want to get started living better, you can do it right now, wherever you are. With a little […]

Smoke rises from a brass incense burner

As people increasingly do their own research and decide that Kratom is right for them, interest is growing in Kratom incense as an easy way to explore the properties it offers. When done properly, Kratom powder incense is easy to use safely and provides an enjoyable aroma that fills the room. What Is Kratom Incense? […]

A bowl of Kratom powder and a liquid mixture next to two pouches of Kratom

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

A pouch of Kratom capsules next to a bowl filled with Kratom capsules

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 […]