Drugs:Fact and Fiction/Kratom

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Effects List

POSITIVE

   * Simultaneous stimulation & sedation
   * Feelings of empathy
   * Feelings of euphoria
   * Aphrodisiac qualities for some people
   * Vivid waking dreams
   * Useful with physical labor 
   * Analgesia 

NEUTRAL

   * Relatively short duration
   * Change in ability to focus eyes

NEGATIVE

   * Very bitter taste
   * Dizziness, nausea and/or vomiting at higher doses
   * Mild depression during and/or after
   * Increase in (perceived?) body temperature. (feel hot and sweaty)
   * Hangover similar to alcohol 


The effects of Mitragyna speciosa are described as being a combination of both stimulation and sedation. The stimulatory effects may be shorter in duration than the sedation effect, coming on faster and fading sooner. See Kratomplant pictures on this site Kratomplant pictures