kratom


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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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The city council on Tuesday is set to consider prohibiting the sale of a plant-based substance called kratom, which is derived from the leaves of a tropical evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia.
Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), the coffee-like tree is increasingly being seen as a threat to public health because of its alleged link to overdose deaths and has no medical uses or benefit, argues the U.S.
THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The herbal supplement kratom regularly causes serious side effects and doesn't appear safe for use, a new study argues.
FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The unregulated herbal supplement known as kratom, which is mainly used for self-treating pain or mood disorders in the United States, is associated with significant toxicities, according to a report published in the July issue of Pharmacotherapy.
The Health Ministry is planning to amend the Poison Act 1952 in the next parliamentary meeting to clamp down on the cultivation of kratom (ketum) leaves, Deputy Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said today.
[USA], July 10 (ANI): A recent study suggests that herb kratom, which increasingly gets used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction is not safe to use as a herbal supplement.
IC Pharma has offices in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and specialises in the extraction, processing, and bottling of extracts from natural plants such as coffee, industrial hemp, and kratom.
We cracked down on bogus stem cell therapies, on sham homeopathy, on unsafe medical device products, on tobacco sales to minors, on unsafe dietary supplements, and on kratom.
The amended Narcotics Act legalises the use of cannabis and kratom leaves for medical purposes, though it still reserves some restrictions on the consumption, possession, planting and research of these herbs.
The paper said the law also applies to kratom, a South East Asian plant that acts as a stimulant.
Las Vegas, NV, December 13, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Reg.A Funding Group announced today that they have published the KratomMaps.com website, using location-based marketing to allow those seeking to purchase kratom to find the nearest retailer closest to their physical location.