Various kratom products have started appearing in head shops across the United States. They either come in a bag of powdered leaf, or more commonly in a package of capsules. The capsules are sometimes just powdered leaf, in which case they may barely be enough for a small dose and likely cost upwards of $20.

When they do contain extract, often it’s a weak extract requiring in some cases every capsule to be consumed to get any effects.

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Unlike many “pop up” vendors, Get Kratom has been in business since 2007 and is well established. They have high quality kratom at affordable prices, and reliably ship same day. Their customer service and support is also top notch and the staff are very familiar with the products they carry.

It is important to do your research and learn about how to approach kratom responsibly. Vendors are often unable to answer questions about particular strains so we encourage you to seek advice from others on forums such as this one. There is a growing field of research available on the effects of kratom.

Ensure that you are buying from a trusted source

It’s also the case that the head shop employees know little of kratom, marketing it as a sexual enhancement pill (which it’s actually pretty poor at).

Online vendors, on the other hand, are forced to compete more on quality, especially with the wide range of forums critiquing the quality from various vendors. They have a reputation to maintain, and are forced to compete with all the other online vendors, whereas headshops often have little local competition.

The only downside to online vendors is that they must sell kratom as “not for human consumption” due to it not being approved by the FDA and on their Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.

Headshop employees have the luxury of being able to just tell a customer about how to consume it, but online stores tend to be weary of this risk. This in no way means that kratom is unsafe, but it often confuses customers.

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  1. Celina

    Hi where can I buy this and more information about it

  2. Seer O Prince

    Forgot to ask, what is the best state for chronic pain patients? Anybody know? I’m from VA and now live in NC, both places suck for that, especially if you have to be RX’d a lot ( in their eyes ) of powerful ( in their eyes, oxy just isn’t the heavy painkiller they make it to be ) opioids as well as Xanax. I need to move to a better state. I don’t want to leave America, but I swear they want to drive me back to heroin and I can’t do that, especially with my career. Imagine a Mortician with track marks nodding while embalming a body or directing a funeral. This country has gone nuts. Before the Harrison Drug Act of 1907 ( which simply made heroin and morphine prescription drugs ), you could walk into any drug store, general store, etc……. and buy all the heroin and morphine you want, as much as you want, and whenever you want, and people weren’t overdosing left and right then. America has gone crazy, when are people going to realize this opioid “crisis” is fake and take a stand?

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