Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is closely related to the coffee plant. It is native to S.E countries, where it has been used as a traditional herbal medication for a very long time to help relieve pain, alleviate depression and anxiety symptoms, and boost energy, as well as promoting feelings happiness and wellbeing.
Presently, Kratom leaves have become very popular for treating various illnesses. It derives most of its health benefits from the unique nutrients and chemical compounds that are contained within the leaves of the plant. Here below are some of the health benefits of Kratom leaves that have greatly contributed to its increasing popularity:
Kratom can boost energy production in your body by impacting hormone levels as well as optimizing certain metabolic processes. Increased production of energy is attributed to its ability to increase circulation as well the supply of oxygenated blood to every area of your body that needs it, in conjunction with increased metabolic activities.
Alleviating anxiety and mood swings
Kratom leaves are increasingly being used to treat people who are suffering from chronic stress, mood swings, and depression. This is because it can effectively regulate hormones in the body, thereby helping people get relief from adverse effects of chemical imbalances in their bodies.
Acting as a pain reliever
Kratom leaves are associated with analgesic properties, which means they have the ability to effectively relief pain. Kratom leaves have been used traditionally by people of S.E Asia for a long time as an effective pain reliever. The ability to relieve pain are associated with its ability to promote the production of serotonin and dopamine in the brain, which is natural pain relievers.
Acting as a sex stimulant
Kratom is used as an aphrodisiac and a fertility booster by many traditional practitioners. This is because of its ability to boost energy production as well as blood circulation, both of which are associated with an improved sexual function.
Improving the immune function
Several independent scientific studies have shown that certain chemical compounds found in Kratom leaves have the ability to strengthen the immune system and also make it more resilient. Also, anecdotal traditional beliefs have it that Kratom leaves can help reduce the severity of diseases or prevent them altogether.
Boosting heart health
Using Kratom leaves has been known to help reduce blood pressure. This effectively helps boost the health of the heart. Also, the chemical compounds found in Kratom leaves have the effect of impacting the hormones in the body, thus helping reduce inflammation throughout the body. Reducing inflammation in the arteries and blood vessels impact the health of the heart positively. This is because it helps relieve tension in the cardiovascular system, thus helping prevent more serious heart problems, including strokes, heart attacks, and atherosclerosis.
Kratom leaves have been used to help cure addictions for many years. This is especially so with opium addiction. Regular chewing of kratom leaves is known to provide the same sensation as smoking opium but without the same side effects. The leaves are used as a tolerance solution by people who are trying to quit using opium.
They help them remain clean’. Also, kratom leaves assist them to manage the withdrawal symptoms that they experience during the process of quitting the use of opium and other hard drugs.
These are some of the most important health benefits of using Mitragyna Speciosa.