Indo Kratom Strains
Kratom also is known as Mitragyna speciosa refers to an evergreen tropical tree that comes from the coffee family and is native to Southeast Asia. The plant is indigenous to Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, and Myanmar whereby it has been used as a form of traditional medicine since it contains stimulant-like effects and above all opioid properties. When the leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa are crushed into powder form, they form a powder known as Kratom.

Types and Origin of Indo Kratom Strains

Generally, the different types of Kratom are known as strains with most of them drawing their names from the places of their origin and sometimes their uses. There are numerous strains of Kratom including the Maeng da, Bali (red vein), Green Malay, Borneo, Thai, Malaysian, and above all the Indo strain. Just like the other strains of Kratom, the Indo Kratom draws its name from the region Indonesia, where it’s grown. This strain which originates from the islands of Indonesia is one of the strongest and popular types of Kratom. The Main three types of indo kratom are:
  • White Indo Kratom
  • Red Indo Kratom
  • Green Indo Kratom
Red indo is a long lasting and slow burn strain. Red Indo kratom is the strongest strain among the indo kratom strains. It is sedative and has relaxation effects for relieving pain. While white indo is for boosting energy and green indo is for enhancing mood to relieve anxiety. The Indo Kratom strain can further be classified into the ultra-enhanced Indo, premium Indo Kratom, and super Indo. These strains are prepared by different kratom vendors by processing the main veins of Indo Kratom.

Ultra-enhanced Indo Kratom

Ultra-enhanced Indo Kratom refers to a very powerful and potent strain of Kratom which is made from mixing or diluting the pure form of Kratom powder with other extracts in the ratio of 75:25.

Super Indo Kratom

The Super Indo Kratom also refers to a strain of Kratom made from crushing the largest leaves of the Kratom plant. Typically this form of Kratom contains the highest percentage of alkaloids, making it the most vital variety of Kratom with numerous attributes.

Premium Indo Kratom

This variety of Kratom is made by careful extraction of the stems of the Kratom plant. Generally, it results in an averagely pure form of strain with a large percentage of alkaloids. In the market, this is, in fact, the cheapest Kratom strain hence making it the most popular among the Kratom users.

Uses or Benefits of the Indo Kratom

i. It helps to relieve pain

Typically Kratom strains act on the receptors of the user’s brain hence making it very useful in the cases of pain relief therapy. Although, there hasn’t been clear evidence of the Kratom strain being effective, many of its users are the people with withdrawal symptoms of abusing narcotics and those dealing with chronic pain.

ii. It helps in mood alteration

The Indo Kratom strain is popular among numerous of its users since it is useful as both an anti-depressant and a mood alteration substance. The majority of the users usually use this strain to usher in feelings of peace or artificial euphoria, especially in the moments when they are feeling low.

iii. Can be used as a stimulant

Many people tired of using coffee as a stimulant in the morning opt to use the Indo Kratom strain because the plant has stimulant properties which significantly boosts the user’s energy levels and concentration.

How to Use Indo Kratom

The Indo Kratom strain can be ingested in several forms which include extracts, gum, tablets, capsules, and tinctures, but in most cases, the Kratom strains are boiled and drunk in the way of tea. Other users though unpopular opt to chew the leaves (both dried and fresh)

Side Effects of the Indo Kratom

The side effects of Indo Kratom strain vary in range from short term to long term depending on the doses taken by the user. Some of the short term effects include:
  • Itching
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of motor coordination
  • Vomiting
  • Nauseous feelings
  • Pupillary constriction
  • The long term effects include:
  • Psychosis
  • Weight loss
  • Darkening of the facial skin
  • Anorexia
When withdrawing from the use of Indo Kratom strain, it’s advised to detox in a professional detoxification facility. It is because when a person uses this strain regularly for more than six months and decides to withdraw, they develop withdrawal symptoms which are similar to those of the opiate addicts. Some of the withdrawal symptoms of this strain include insomnia, diarrhea, high blood pressure, sweating, a running nose, muscle pain, and intense cravings of Kratom.