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How Long Does Kratom Stay in Your System?
Oct 17, 2018

Kratom Use The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) does not designate kratom as a controlled substance, but it has been recognized by the DEA as a substance of concern. According to the information provided by the DEA, when consumed in low doses, the substance in the leaves has stimulant-like properties, whereas at higher doses, the substance […]

What to Know about Tropanes and Piperidines
Oct 3, 2018

Tropanes contain alkaloids, that is, a structure that contains nitrogen. Tropanes can be used for hallucinogenic purposes and have been associated with these effects throughout history. Some plants containing elements of tropanes are also used for medicinal purposes. For example, datura is a hallucinogenic plant from Mexico that has been used to decrease pain associated […]

The Effects and Dangers of K2
Apr 24, 2017

What is K2? K2 is a kind of synthetic cannabinoid that is also known as Spice. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), K2 and other synthetic cannabinoids are manmade chemicals that can alter a person’s mental state. These chemicals are usually sprayed onto some kind of plant material, which gives them a […]

Side Effects of Kratom (Long-Term & Short Term Effects)
Apr 19, 2017

What is Kratom? Kratom is a substance that many people may not be familiar with. The leaves of a tree native to Southeast Asia, kratom has seen a rise in popularity in recent years, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Currently not an illicit substance, kratom can be ordered online in leaf […]

Facts and Info on Ayahuasca (DMT)
Dec 28, 2016

It is legal for use by these natives in Brazil, but the active ingredient in the tea is classified as a Schedule I substance in the United States, making the hallucinogenic component of ayahuasca illegal to possess. Hallucinogens Many of these drugs are popular in religious ceremonies, including drugs like peyote, and others develop an […]

Dangers of Kratom Addiction and Signs of Overdose
Apr 28, 2016

In lower doses, kratom produces stimulant effects.1 Individuals who take kratom report increased energy and alertness.1 At higher doses, the substance produces effects similar to opioid drugs.1 Research indicates that kratom use may be on the rise. One study found that during a 7-year-period—from 2011-2017—individuals made 1,800 calls to poison control centers regarding adverse effects […]

Is Kratom Addictive?
Apr 28, 2016

What is Kratom? Kratom commonly refers to an herbal substance that can produce stimulant effects (increased alertness and energy) or opioid-like effects (pain relief).1 Kratom and kratom-based products are legal in many areas, though agencies in the United States continue to review and evaluate emerging evidence to inform policy.1 While the National Institute on Drug Abuse […]

Does Kratom Get You High?
Apr 28, 2016

Kratom abuse has been around for thousands of years, as indigenous people like laborers and farmers in Thailand and Malaysia reportedly chewed the leaves of the plant or brewed them in tea in order to combat fatigue, increase energy levels and productivity, and relieve pain or strained muscles, the DEA publishes. What is Kratom? Kratom […]

Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Apr 28, 2016

What is Kratom? Kratom is derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa and is commonly marketed in tablet or powder form as a dietary supplement or sold in head shops as incense. However, for the last several years, the FDA has ordered the seizure and destruction of kratom and kratom-containing supplements and warmed consumers not to […]

Kratom Abuse and Addiction Treatment Near Me
Mar 2, 2016

What is Kratom? Kratom is a substance that comes from the leaves of a tropical tree known as Mitragyna speciosa, found in Southeast Asia.1 Kratom refers to both the leaves of the tree and the herbal products that come from its leaves.1 People use kratom for both its stimulant and opioid-like effects.1 They may use […]

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