So if you want to treat depression, if you want to treat opioid pain, if you want to treat sleepiness, this [compound] really puts it all together - Edward Boyer MD


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Results of My Kratom Experiment

The two forms of Kratom I experimented with were powder and capsules. I also experimented with a variety of strains and “fusions” of different strains and extracts.  Generally speaking, I took Kratom in the morning, usually mixed with a small amount of orange juice. 

I did not experience a tremendous difference between strains, although the fusions that contained extracts were consistently more potent. Because the extracts lead to quicker tolerance, I spaced out my usage and tried to stick to regular strains most of the time.  I especially liked Bali, Maeng Da and Green Thai. 

Now for the effects.

My overall takeaway is that Kratom has a two-tiered effect. Initially…

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 Results of My Kratom Experiment

This post is a follow-up to an article I wrote on Forbes entitled, The Kratom Experiment Begins.

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This is an open forum dedicated to Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as KRATOM. This site is not only a forum, but a resource for Kratom News, Events, Kratom Products, Vendor Reviews and Industry updates.

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Our site is dedicated to the wonderful and magical herb, kratom. It has wonderful healing properties that if properly utilized, can offer great benefits to those suffering from depression and stress. Kratom also has downsides, such as it’s addictive potential as well as quick tolerance that can occur if the herb is not cycled properly.


Before you decide to buy kratom online, it is important to understand what this herb is. Mitragyna Speciosa, or popularly known as Kratom in most parts of the world, is a tree from the Rubiaceae family which was first documented by Pieter Korthals, a Dutch botanist who later named the genus “Mitragyna” due to the similarity to the bishop’s mitre.

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Kratom is a tree native to southeast Asia. The leaves of the plant have been used for centuries to treat a variety of conditions. The media and law enforcement agencies often portray kratom in a negative light. The aim of this blog is address some of that negative attention, and to provide additional information that readers can use to form an educated opinion.


If you search #IAmKratom on social media you will see hundreds of people that use this natural plant as an alternative to synthetic pharmaceuticals. In every way, it’s a preferable option to real opiates for pain management. It’s not nearly as addictive, it’s cheaper, it’s natural and does not cause a “high” or put the person into an opiate stupor - Mason Balistreri

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Welcome to Kratom Legend, an informative site designed to provide a panorama view on wonder herb Mitragyna Speciosa, popularly known as Kratom. Our sole mission is to provide precise, clinical and authenticated information on Kratom effects, Kratom experiences & more to help users understand the herb and have a successful and enjoyable experience. Through strenuous research and a sense of responsibility Kratom Legend solemnly furnishes accurate information on Kratom.

I have created this website to inform people on the benefits of the leaf known as kratom. I blog about all my experiences with the recommended vendor strain.

American Kratom Association

The American Kratom Association was formed to organize and represent a community of responsible consumers, provide the general public with clarification surrounding matters of health and wellness where Kratom could play an important role, educate lawmakers and regulators and support scientific research efforts.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Kratom is a tropical tree (Mitragyna speciosa) native to Southeast Asia, with leaves that contain compounds that can have psychotropic (mind-altering) effects. Kratom is not currently an illegal substance and has been easy to order on the internet. It is sometimes sold as a green powder in packets labeled "not for human consumption." It is also sometimes sold as an extract or gum.

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