Kratom is scientifically known as Mitragyna Speciosa. It is a medicinal leaf extract from a tree in the family Rubiaceae and is native to Southeast Asia. The Kratom tree is also easily identified by its height of between 3 to 40 meters depending on the age of the tree. For the Kratom to grow into a fully mature tree requires rich fertile soil and a lot of sunlight, both of which are found in abundance in Southeast Asia.
Kratom is known by different names and spellings around the world including kratom, ketum, cratom, kakuam, Ithang and thom. Botanically it is related to the corynanthe, cinchona and uncaria plant genera, which puts it in the same class as coffee. When the leaves of the Kratom tree are boiled in water and reduced to a concentrate, they form a very glossy, thick dark green extract.
Kratom 15x is a standardized powdered extract, which is dry and very fine in its appearance, similar to a high quality talc powder. It is so fine that it could be mixed into any drink or put into gel capsules easily. Kratom 15x is one of the strongest forms of Kratom and is active at about half a gram dosage. It is widely used in therapeutic doses as a painkiller, mood enhancer and to help former addicts recover from their addiction to opiates.
Kratom 15x extract can be taken in a wide variety of methods including preparing it in tea, stirred into fruit juice or shaken into a bottle of water. In addition, kratom gummies it can be swallowed by mixing the Kratom 15x into yogurt, honey, chocolate syrup and other foods. Kratom 15x is similar to the Thai lyophilized Kratom extract but has comparatively more euphoric effects.
After consuming Kratom 15x, a user will notice its effect within five to ten minutes and the effects – both stimulating and sedative – can last for several hours.. If taken in lower doses, kratom typically acts as a stimulant while in higher doses, it most often becomes a sedative. Some of the major effects of kratom, including pain killing, seem to be quite similar to opiates. If about 1 gram of kratom is dissolved in water, its soporific effects may last for 4 to 8 hours while in lower doses, it induces a mild euphoria and reduces fatigue along with greater energy and the ability to concentrate better.