Federal Agency Explores Benefits Of The ‘Controversial Tree’ Kratom
While he recognized that some people may be attracted to the product for recreational use, he said that the “legitimate users of this will fight to their death to keep it legal because it’s been revolutionary for them.
New plant-based compounds have been created to treat alcohol use disorder
The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that 14.5 million people ages 12 and older have alcohol use disorder, or AUD. This represents 5.3% of that population, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Arryn Blaine, a doctoral candidate in Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy, conducts research in Richard Van Rijn’s laboratory on compounds that may be able to treat alcohol use disorder. The compounds are based on alkaloids found in the kratom plant. (Purdue Research Foundation photo/Steve Martin)
Antibacterial Mechanism of Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Methanol Extract on Streptococcus Pneumonia and Eschericia Coli Bacteria
October 19, 2021
In this study, it was found that the methanol extract of Mitragyna spciosa (kratom) had an antimicrobial effect on bacteria that cause respiratory tract infection and bacteria in the digestive tract. The results of this study showed that Mitragyna speciosa methanol extract was effective as an antimicrobial at higher concentrations.
UHSP Researchers Publish Kratom Research in ACS Chemical Neuroscience
The research team analyzed the pain relief and side effect profiles of the extracted compounds and discovered that the compounds appeared to be safer than classic opioids because they didn’t cause traditional opioid side effects such as respiratory depression.
Do You Know What NCBI And The FDA Say About Kratom?
FDA lacks scientific data based on the benefits of Kratom. The trials are still in their early stages to have a proper say on these products. Till now, there have been no developments in the overall reputation of Kratom. Insufficient data is the main reason that the FDA is concerned about.
New Study Finds Kratom Alkaloids Aid Chemotherapy
In a study published in July 2021 , researchers concluded that select kratom alkaloids could help fight cancer. In their testing, both mitragynine and speciociliatine increased the effectiveness of cisplatin, a chemotherapy drug.
Natural Herb Kratom May Have Therapeutic Effects And Relatively Low Potential For Abuse Or Harm, According To A User Survey
Using results of a survey of more than 2,700 self-reported users of the herbal supplement kratom, sold online and in smoke shops around the U.S., Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that the psychoactive compound somewhat similar to opioids likely has a lower rate of harm than prescription opioids for treating pain, anxiety, depression and addiction.
Kratom Tea Is Doing Wonders For Runners
Kratom Tree (Mitragyna speciosa) has many benefits. If you have ever felt fatigued or tired and want to up your energy then this is the answer for you. Even if popping pills can’t give you the much needed energy you need. But leaves of the kratom tea can do wonders. It has many benefits and Runners can benefit from it.
Senate Votes to Legalise Kratom Use
The Senate has passed an amendment bill removing kratom from the narcotics list during its third reading in the Upper House, Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said on Tuesday.
Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Psychedelics And Broader Drug Decriminalization Bills For Introduction
February 19, 2021
Other legislation still in the works for this session could decriminalize buprenorphine, commonly used to treat opioid use disorder, and regulate the sale of kratom, a popular but controversial herbal medicine and painkiller alternative.
Missouri House Approves Plan To Regulate Kratom
January 29, 2021
The measure, sponsored by Rep. Phil Christofanelli, R-St. Peters, will bar the sale of the product to anyone younger than 18, as well as require sellers to ensure that their products do not contain dangerous substances.
American Kratom Association: HHS Rescinds Scheduling Recommendation For Kratom But FDA Failed To Notify The Public For 2 ½ Years
January 29, 2021
In the HHS letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) HHS recommended that “mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine not be controlled at this time, either temporarily or permanently, until scientific research can sufficiently support such an action.
Is Kratom a Drug?
January 21, 2021
Is kratom a drug, a medicinal herb, a dietary supplement, a “safe food”, a tea? These terms have a whole lot to do with social perception, a little to do with legal issues, and nothing to do with science.