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16. Journal Club: Bioanalysis of 11 Alkaloids in Kratom Tea vs. Commercial Extract

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16. Journal Club: Bioanalysis of 11 Alkaloids in Kratom Tea vs. Commercial Extract
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Another study from University of Florida is the “first report that has simultaneously evaluated the systemic exposure of 11 kratom alkaloids following the administration of traditional and commercial kratom products” (Kamble, 2021). Researchers looked at the pharmacokinectics (how drugs move through the body and are metabolized) of alkaloids in rat plasma following the oral administration …

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15. Journal Club Q&A Part 2: Kratom Legality, Kratom and Pharma, Dopamine Agonists, Libido, and Random Effects

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15. Journal Club Q&A Part 2: Kratom Legality, Kratom and Pharma, Dopamine Agonists, Libido, and Random Effects
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Note: Nothing in this podcast or on KratomScience.com is intended to be medical advice, nor should it be taken as such. We’re not medical doctors. Please don’t listen to podcasts for advice on what you should or should not put in your body. Dr. Cachat continues answering questions from February’s r/kratom Ask Me Anything. This …

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Plant Medicine: Cannabis, Kratom, and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. Zach Walsh

Audio version Kratom Science Podcast #42 KratomScience: Canada was one of the first countries to fully legalize cannabis. This was in 2018. Has there been an impact on the research that you can do in Canada because of legalization? Dr. Zach Walsh: Yes and no. The big moment for us with legalization and research really …

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42. Why We Consume Cannabis, Psychedelics, and Kratom with Dr. Zach Walsh

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42. Why We Consume Cannabis, Psychedelics, and Kratom with Dr. Zach Walsh
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Dr. Zach Walsh is a cannabis expert and psychology professor at University of British Columbia, where he was named 2020 Researcher of the Year in Health. We talk about kratom, cannabis, and psychedelics and their therapeutic, recreational, and medical use. Music: Risey “Memories of Thailand” Written and produced by Brian Gallagher for KratomScience.com

Kratom Stories: Maxime Ruel from Quebec and Post-Electrocution Chronic Pain

Maxime Ruel was a carpenter until he was electrocuted on the job, which left him in severe chronic pain and unable to work. After trying various medications with horrible side effects, and contemplating suicide, Max turned to kratom which he says saved his life. You can listen to the audio version of this interview, Kratom …

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Kratom and Alcoholism

Scientists have found evidence that kratom can help alleviate opioid withdrawal and cut down on cravings for recovering opiate addicts. Emerging research and experiential testimony indicates that kratom also cuts down on alcohol cravings and in some cases eliminates the desire to drink altogether. In a 2011 case study in European Psychiatry, researchers found “The …

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41. Electrocution Recovery with Maxime Ruel

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41. Electrocution Recovery with Maxime Ruel
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My guest is Maxime Ruel from Quebec Canada. Max was a construction worker who was electrocuted on the job.. This led to extreme chronic pain that put him out of work. He eventually became homeless. After trying several medications he discovered kratom, which he says saved his life. This is Maxime Ruel, and this is …

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Election Day 2020: Cannabis referendum results from 5 states

12:32 am Update Arizona: 60% in favor of recreational cannabis Mississippi: 74% are in favor of medical cannabis Montana: 59% in favor of recreational cannabis New Jersey: 67% support recreational cannabis South Dakota: 52.8% want recreational cannabis Voters in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will decide on various legal rights for adults …

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Is Kratom a Drug?

Is kratom a drug, a medicinal herb, a dietary supplement, a “safe food”, a tea? These terms have a whole lot to do with social perception, a little to do with legal issues, and nothing to do with science. Kratom is a shrub that grows natively in Southeast Asia. Botanically, kratom comes from the Rubiaceae …

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36. Surviving Abuse and Addiction with Julie Current

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36. Surviving Abuse and Addiction with Julie Current
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Julie Current is a survivor. She had a rough childhood and as an adult she survived physical abuse that led to multiple disabilities like PTSD, chronic pain, and epilepsy. With kratom, kava, and cannabis as tools, she’s coming up on two years sober on October 28. This is Julie Current and this is her kratom …

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