Month: October 2014

Is Kratom Habit Forming?

A specific quality induced by Mitragyna speciosa Kratom’s rather unique mode of action, which apparently only has a partial binding action on μ opioid receptors, as well as on the balance of the plant’s complex chemical makeup- which alleviates opioid addiction symptoms without replacing it with another full fledged addiction. Yet if Mitragyna speciosa Kratom …

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Authorities Seize Kratom From Wholesale Shamanic Herbs

U.S. Marshals on Thursday seized more than 25,000 pounds of raw kratom material, a botanical the government associates with hallucinations, sleeplessness, tremors and other adverse health effects. Approximately 500 cartons of kratom, worth more than $5 million, were seized from Rosefield Management, Inc. in Van Nuys, California after the product was imported from C.V. Bali …

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List Of Alkaloids Identified In Mitragyna Speciosa Kratom

Concentration percentages given come from different studies of alkaloid concentrations in Mitragyna speciosa– Kratom leaf. Some of the alkaloids given in this list still need to be studied more specifically in order to determine their potential activity. Ajmalicine (Raubasine): Cerebrocirculant, antiaggregant, anti-adrenergic (at alpha-1), sedative, anticonvulsant, smooth muscle relaxer. Also found in Rauwolfia serpentina. Akuammigine …

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