Part 6: From the Drying to the Crushed Leaves

We got back into the boat where we rode for a few minutes to the other side of the river where the sorting and drying facility was nestled back into the woods. Walking in, we were able to see the entire process that occurs prior to shipping the crushed leaves to Pontianak to be ground…

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Part 5: Real Kratom Leaf

Have you ever held an original kratom leaf straight from its native habitat? I have. The journey was long, sweaty, and mosquito ridden. The end goal? Totally worth it. Not many kratom advocates can claim they went all the way to Indonesia to trace the plant back to its roots, build a foundation of trust…

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Part 1: Let’s start at the very beginning…the journey to find a specialty tea

Kratom as a Magic Bullet of Biology mag·ic bul·let ˈmajik ˈbo͝olət/ noun informal a medicine or other remedy, especially an undiscovered or hypothetical one, with wonderful or highly specific properties.   Kratom. Otherwise known by its scientific name as Mitragyna Speciosa, Kratom is a new (to us) but old remedy used for various reasons. Kratom…

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