Kra Thum Kok (Mitragyna hirsuta)
Commonly used part: Leaves
Reported effects are: Stimulating, energizing and relaxing.
Closely related to Mitragyna speciosa (Kratom). One of the few herbs that are both stimulating, energizing, euphoric and relaxing. Kra Thum Kok (Mitragyna hirsuta) is a genus of trees in the Rubiaceae family. The tree is tall, and is found in parts of Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Members of this genus contain indole alkaloids, which have antimalarial and analgesic properties. The leaves of the Mitragyna Hirsuta tree, called Kra Thum Kok, have long been used as a folk remedy and are known for both their stimulating and sedating effects. Small doses stimulate the user, while larger doses, have a relaxing, sedating, and pain relieving effect. This is a much safer and healthier alternative than the highly addictive opiate and opiate like substances, which produce the same effect. The leaves are either brewed with hot water or are chewed, sometimes with Areca Nut (Areca catechu) to achieve the stimulating effect. The plant also contains a number of alkaloids including Mitraphylline, which has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer.
Resins are high concentrated and very versatile. As they can be smoked in a Dab Rig or a good Vaporizer, at a 30x strength. They can also be consumed sublingually or like pills. Roll small pellets and take with a lot of water. This product can be further extracted. For best effects just savor them slowly under your tongue!
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