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Kratom use is growing in the U.S., though the DEA has categorized kratom as a drug of concern, meaning they believe it’s a safety risk to users. What is kratom used for? People use kratom for stress relief, addiction, and recreation, as the benefits of kratom range from calming effects to euphoria.
Does kratom work? Though we think the effects of kratom from regular kratom use by humans should be studied much more extensively, we do know that kratom effects include euphoric and otherwise opiod-like sensations. With kratom use, there’s also a risk of overdose if you take too large a dose, which can result in life-threatening health complications.
Despite the DEA’s concern of kratom’s safety profile, there’s a community of activists and people who use kratom to recover from addiction and other health issues. In fact the American Kratom Association is not only politically active in its kratom advocacy, but has established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for kratom vendors to increase the safety and authenticity of kratom for sale.
You must consult your physician before using kratom. We strongly encourage you to do your research before taking it, because it can be a health risk. Kratom reviews and other kratom information on our site are solely informational and are not authoritative. We disclaim all liability for any damages or injury or other harm that’s a result of using kratom after reading information about it on the Unwinder.