Even though there are many ways to use kratom, the most common and effective one is kratom tea. Drinking Kratom Tea has a variety of different benefits and drawbacks compared to other used methods which contributes to its uniqueness. Kratom tea is a common drink particularly in Southeast Asia mostly liked for its energizing, refreshing and stimulating capabilities. It is prepared using dried Mitragyna Speciosa leaves that contains alkaloids which are known to have stimulating and sedative effects on the body and mind.
What you need is;
- Tea kettle
- Kraton powder
- Put one and a half cup of water in an ordinary kettle and boil it.
- Add already measured Kratom powder into the boiling water
- Reduce the heat and let the Kratom mixture to seethe for 10 minutes.
- Keep on checking the tea color and once it turns yellow in color or deep orange, remove the mixture from the heat.
- Take a mug, and sieve the mixture.
- Eliminate the residue that the sieve collects. You can reserve it for future use.
While there are various ways of preparing Kratom tea, this is the most common one.
Since it has a bitter taste, you can use cinnamon, stevia honey or sugar to conceal the taste. To protect kratom alkaloids, take a piece of lemon and add it to water before boiling. The lemon’s acidity will preclude alkaloid destruction during the boiling process as it also adds citrusy taste to your tea.
Drink the tea slowly and enjoy it. Usually, it will take you half an hour before you notice its effect.
Benefits of Kratom Tea
Regardless of the method, you prefer to prepare it; it will always give your body positive effects.
- Moods boosting
Due to its capability to stimulate your senses, it helps to release endorphins, a category of peptide that activates brain receptors triggering a feeling of relaxation, happiness while reducing anxiety and depression.
- Improves skin tone
A research done in Southern Asia revealed that Kratom tea enhances skin health and complexion. It’s stimulating nature increases blood flow and also promotes its circulation making the complexion fresher, rosy and fair. Besides, it balances the body’s PH level and also helps in speeding up the skin healing process.
- Reduces Pain
Taking Kratom tea offers pain reliever, the taste is better compared consuming Kratom direct. When experiencing body discomforts, headaches, menstrual cramps or flu, this tea provides a soothing effect that reduces pains and aches.
- Ease indigestion
When experiencing abdominal pains such as bloating or constipation as a result of indigestion, Kratom tea can solve such problems. Instead of taking medication, this tea will heal your body naturally without side effects.
Side Effects of Kratom Tea
Kratom tea has an addictive effect, and it’s mind-altering in nature. When used as a way of withdrawing suppressing symptoms, it also can have a similar opioid impact making it hard to stop using it. Another common problem is that boiling it for more minutes can make the tea bitter and acidic making it hard to swallow. Besides, certain Kratom strains are bitter naturally making the results bitter.