Kratom is from a tree in Southeast Asia that has leaves that contain mind-altering or psychoactive opioid. It is used for mood lifting effects, pain relief and as an aphrodisiac.
Sensitivity to sunburn, nausea, itching, sweating, dry mouth, constipation, increased urination, loss of appetite.
In low doses: increased energy, alertness & more social.
In high doses: sedation, euphoria, decreased pain.
The long-term effects are anorexia, weight loss, insomnia, skin darkening, dry mouth, frequent urination, constipation, hallucinations, paranoia from long term use at high doses.
There are symptoms of withdrawal that include muscle aches, insomnia, irritability, hostility, aggression, emotional changes, runny nose & jerky movements.
Kratom can be chewed, eaten, brewed in tea and, at times, smoked.
Kratom is fresh or dried leaf. It can come in powder form, liquid or a gum.