Early in 2021, the FDA petitioned The World Health Organization to do a critical review of kratom to consider it for scheduling. Testimony and SCIENCE were shared in fall of 2021. Recently, the WHO released a statement in response to the petition.
Kratom plants (mitragyna speciosa) are actually trees and can grow up to 30 meters high. They are native to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia.
It is no more news that Kratom is not regulated or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Also, there have not been any scientific studies to formally establish the safety and benefits of kratom usage.
Kratom is an herbal substance that is used widely in the United States to help relieve aches and pains. It was first imported to the US in the 1980s where it was widely used as an energy booster.
Undoubtedly, drug abuse has been around for many years, the same thing goes for kratom. Due to a lack of information, kratom users subject themselves to unnecessary inconveniences.
Kratom is the name of a tree from the coffee family native to Southeast Asia. It is grown in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. Kratom plant has so many benefits.