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Mar 16

The FDA Trying to Crack Down on Kratom

Kratom

There is a South Asian tree known as Kratom. The Kratom leaves (aka Biak-biak, Ketum, Kahuam, Ithang, or Thom) contain mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine opioids. They end up sedating the brain, enhancing pleasure, and decreasing pain. Processed leaves have a reputation for relieving pain and enhancing sexual pleasure. Small amounts are associated with increased energy and …

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