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Basically, Kratom (or Mitragyna speciosa) is an amazing plant that remains legal because of its lack of publicity, toxicity and medicinal uses in rehab. This is an amazing legal high that is very similar to opiates and can even considered an opiod. As much euphoria as this plant can produce, at larger doses, It is less addicting than codeine regarding cravings and withdrawl, but of course that doesn't at all mean do it everyday.

If this plant is used wisely and in moderation it can give you many different effects within 2-3 hours starting with stimulation and gradually changing into an opiate high with very minimal withdrawls. Of course wisely refers to dosage which is usually between 5-14 grams depending on how much of a tolerance you have to opiods. A little more might cause unpleasent side effects that might ruin the experience, most common being nausea.

The standardized powdered leaf (best imo is bali) is the most common method and can be mixed with hot water to make a tea or just mixed with a type of juice can okay, whatever helps get it down. There are also resins and extracts, its all about preference, i know people who have gotten effects from smoking, but usually you get close to none. People that really despise the taste buy empty gel-capsules and fill them up with the powder. This powder is very bitter, but bearable and the warm fuzzy feeling definitley makes up for it.

Again, be wise! don't bring attention to it, always use moderation. please dont fuck it up for the rest of us. oh and im really baked right now so if any of this didnnt make sense, u kno.
S: Yo man you wanna meet up a block away from school around 7:30?

E: Fuck yeah man just like last monday. I've got 23 g's which is plenty for both of us, just bring a couple water bottles.

S: shitt.. gotta love that kratom
by Stoned arab March 12, 2008
 
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Kratom refers to the plant Mitragyna speciosa Korth., a tree indigenous to Thailand; it is mostly grown in the central and southern regions of the country, and only rarely in the north.

The effects of Mitragyna speciosa are described as being a combination of both stimulation and sedation. The stimulatory effects may be shorter in duration than the sedation effect, coming on faster and fading sooner. Kind of like an opiate high.
I'm going to drink a little Kratom tea and chill.
by Ethnobotanicalist November 14, 2004
 
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this plant have become the salvation for vicodin junkies everywhere! the use of this miracle plant grows everyday and is mainly used by people who are addicted to some type of opiate, mainly hydrocodone and use it to avoid withdrawls or as a replacement for their opiate of choice
"I used to have a serious problem with hyrdocodone but I quit and now I take Kratom everyday instead."

"Kratom totally saved me from having some serious withdrawl syptoms!"
by secret kratom user October 15, 2006
 
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A leaf that is primarily used for opiate withdrawals. Many swear by its power to get them off of painkillers. Kratom in itself has mild withdrawals that are very similar to the withdrawals from coffee.

Kratom is virtually pointless to try to get a "high" from. At any dose where you would feel anything, your stomach will so nauseated that you will swear to never do it again.
"Man I think I'm addicted to Oxycontin."

"Try some kratom, it got me off of painkillers."
by ketumly June 30, 2013