Kratom has been recommended as an effective substitute for harsh pharmaceutical medicines like pain killers. Human is prone to a lot of physical experiences like injuries and illness that result in severe or mild pain. In any such condition, one can easily consume this herb without having to go to a doctor and getting a prescription. Moreover, being herbal, it has fewer side effects as compared to other drugs. This not only delivers relief from the normal pain from injuries but also helps in cases where the human body has become tolerant to certain drugs and hence do not react to it.
Mode Of Action:
Let us comprehend how exactly this herb acts to provide relief from pain in our body.
It tends to act just like morphine and other painkillers by activating the mu-opioid receptors which help to ease the pain. People use it as a medicine for relief from the basic illness that causes pain as a migraine or muscle pulls to severe illness like arthritis or the ones which have been hard to get over with due to the drug tolerance. The properties of this herb are said to be a much safer and reliable alternative which is also less addictive than some of the prescribed drugs.
It can be used in all of the below-mentioned situations for relief:
- Pulled/torn muscle
- Inflammation in joints
- Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
- Sore tendons
- A backache
- Throbbing headaches
- Some minor injuries like burns, scrapes, scratches, rashes, cuts, etc.
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neck ache & tenderness
- Intestinal Pain
- Chest Pain
As we already know that in the case of kratom, there are several disparities in terms of strains, reaping techniques, and geographical locations or origin which will influence the effects that they can deliver to their users.
Every individual has their reason for experiencing pain and depending on the source; there can be different factors governing this pain. Therefore, it is always an individual’s task to experiment with different kinds and doses to figure out what works as a remedy for them.
There are four strains that have been quoted as the most effective ones in terms of pain relief properties by the users over the period. Any of these can be tried to begin your exotic journey towards a pain-free life.
The major reason for being able to deliver the pain killing properties is the alkaloids, namely, Mitragynine and 7-OH-mitragynine. These two are said to have an agonist action at mu and delta opioid receptors, which in turn diminish the body’s sensitivity to pain.
Thus every strain has different alkaloids and hence the different effects associated with them. However, the following strains are proved to be most useful for pain relief:
- Maeng Da
Effective Vein Color:
- Moderate to slightly high