38. Psychiatrists Overstate the Dangers of Kratom

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In a recent webinar, psychiatrists describe kratom as dangerous with lethal overdose and toxicity potential. Using the studies they cite, Brian Gallagher explains why the dose of mitragyinine to establish…

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6. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat – 1972 Animal Study Shows the Promise of Mitragynine

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Citation: Macko E, Weisbach JA, Douglas B. Some observations on the pharmacology of mitragynine. Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. 1972 ;198(1):145-161. We discuss this study from 1972 that…

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37. Sober October Starts Early

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Just me this time around. I talk about a soon-to-be-released document I've been working on through COVID that's 200 pages of kratom testimonials from over 800 consumers who posted to…

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5. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat – Mitragynine Study in Rats Leads to Interesting Conclusions

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Dr. Cachat and I talk about a study that tested rats with morphine, mitragynine, naloxone, buprenorphine, and rimonabant, and measured responses based on food-reinforcement training. The study concluded "The findings…

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4. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: Human Evolution and Psychoactive Plants, Scratching the Surface of Kratom History, and Kratom Alkaloids

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This episode, Dr. Jon and I use the journal article "Following the Roots of Kratom" published in 2015 by BioMed Research International as a jumping off point to talk about…

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