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SummaryA drug made out of the leaves of Mitragyna Speciosa, which is related to coffee. Stimulating at lower doses, with opioid effects at higher doses. Frequent heavy use can cause physical addiction and withdrawals.
DoseLight: 0.5-1.5g Common: 1.5-3g Strong: 3-6g
Note: This is for plain leaf only. Some users experience stronger effects from lower doses compared to higher doses. It also is very different person to person, just use this as an outline, as it will change batch to batch and even dose to dose.
Onset10-40 minutes.
Duration2-5 hours
EffectsSimultaneous stimulation & sedation. Feelings of empathy. Feelings of euphoria. Aphrodisiac qualities for some people. Vivid waking dreams. Useful with physical labor
After-effects1-12 hours.
DetectionKratom use is not detected by typical drug screening tests, but its metabolites can be detected by more specialized testing.