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kratom

(kră′tŏm) [Thai]
An evergreen tree, Mitragyna speciosa, native to Thailand. The leaves are boiled to release an illicit and intoxicating sedative and stimulant.
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Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom, grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom, is a botanical substance that grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Previously, crude alkaloid extract from Mitragyna speciosa (MS) Korth was found to produce antidepressant activities.
Previously, Mitragyna speciosa Korth (MS) has been used as a medicinal plant.
The Mitragyna speciosa (MS), found mainly in Thailand and Malaysia, belongs to the family Rubiaceae, genus Mitragyna.
The topics include psychopharmacological indole alkaloids from terrestrial plants, the phytochemistry of Mitragyna speciosa, detecting mitragynine and its analogs, the kratom experience from first-hand reports, and abuse and addiction potential.
Mitragynine was isolated from extract of leaves Mitragyna speciosa Korth.
Inhibitory effect of mitragynine, an alkaloid with analgesic effect from Thai medicinal plant Mitragyna speciosa, on electrically stimulated contraction of isolated guinea-pig ileum through the opioid receptor.
Mitragyna speciosa Keith, leaves have been used for decades as a traditional medicine to treat diarrhea, diabetes and to improve blood circulation by natives of Malaysia, Thailand and other regions of Southeast Asia.
Mitragyna speciosa Korth, is a tropical plant endemic to Southeast Asia particularly in northern peninsula of Malaysia, central and southern part of Thailand, and Indonesia (Jansen and Prast 1988; Mossadeq et al.
The alkaloid of Mitragyna speciosa leaves, mitragynine (1.
The results demonstrated that mitragynine as major alkaloid from Mitragyna speciosa reduced the locomotor activity of the rats treated with 1.