Red Borneo Kratom, known scientifically as mitragyna speciosa, is a tree in the coffee family (rubiacae) that grows in the southeastern region of Asia. It is indigenous to Indochina—Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and smaller surrounding countries—where the plant composition is relatively consistent across the region. Today, the leaves are shipped across the globe in the form of powders, capsules, and extracts as an alternative to the synthetic medicine produced by pharmaceutical companies.
Red Borneo Kratom thrives in the warm, tropical climates of southeast Asia, which are a major world export product in many countries. Red Borneo Kratom grows naturally in the lush jungle and rainforests, and is cultivated by peasant farmers in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, & Brunei; all in Tropical Southeast Asia. It was originally discovered by the Dutch botanist Pieter Korthals.
The Red Borneo kratom trees can grow as high as 12 to 30 feet or higher depending on the climate and location. The plant develops a unique cluster of flowers, which appear as orb-shaped bright yellow heads composed of a few dozen of florets. Each leaf is very large, typically growing about 7 inches in length and 4 inches in width. The leaves are alkaloid rich and are the source of the plant’s psychotherapeutic properties.
Red Borneo kratom are the sedative strains, which grant a calming, relaxed feeling with a typical dose. The calming effect of Red Borneo Kratom is known to thwart complications associated with stress and anxiety, and its sedative properties can help you overcome insomnia and get a good night’s sleep. Red Borneo kratom typically offer solid pain relief along with the sedation. As the sedative effects of Red Borneo kratom can be more pronounced for those with little to no tolerance, it is recommended you try these strains after you’ve already stopped moving for the day to get a feel on how they’ll effect your ability to drive and work.
Red Borneo kratom is used for its stimulating, calm-relaxing, and pain-reducing properties. The Red Borneo kratom leaf contains several alkaloids of the indole (crystalline organic compound with an unpleasant odor, present in coal tar and in feces) variety, some of which share properties similar to tryptamine (compound, of which serotonin is a derivative, produced from tryptophan by decarboxylation) compounds such as yohimbine (Oxic crystalline compound obtained from the bark of the yohimbe tree, used as an adrenergic blocking agent and also in the treatment of impotence) as well as the opiate compounds such as codeine or morphine. Though “not related to the opium poppy”, a number of kratom’s alkaloids are pharmacologically active as opioid (opiumlike compound that binds to one or more of the three opioid receptors of the body) agonists (substance that initiates a physiological response when combined with a receptor), sharing some pharmacology similar to morphine.
How Red Borneo Kratom Helps?
Red Borneo Kratom works in fabulous ways to produce different effects at varying dosage levels. It essentially produces stimulation to your body to energize and refresh it as you go through your daily activities. Red Borneo Kratom can also be used to induce sleep and produce seduction.
The majority of Red Borneo Kratom’s health benefits are derived from its unique nutrients and chemical compounds found within the leaves of the plant. Essentially, Red Borneo Kratom leaves produce an effect similar to Opium, and are sometimes used as a substitute for Opium. The leaves are harmless, more like having a snack between meals. More specifically, some of the health benefits of Red Borneo Kratom include the ability to relieve pain, lower blood pressure, boost metabolism, improve the immune system, increase sexual energy, prevent diabetes, help with addiction, ease anxiety, induce healthy sleep and eliminate stress.
The Red Borneo Kratom leaf contains several alkaloids, the most prominent of which are mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. These alkaloids grant kratom its medicinal properties and are considered the active ingredients. Kratom users have claimed it improves the condition of several physical and mental ailments, including:
- Restlessness and insomnia
- Trouble concentrating on large tasks
- Withdrawal from stronger substances
- Chronic pain, such as arthritis
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Social anxiety
As Red Borneo Kratom has a much higher threshold for abuse and no reported association with the respiratory failure that contributes to overdoses, it is seen by many as a viable rehabilitation agent for those suffering from heroine and morphine withdrawal. Similarly, many report using Red Borneo Kratom as a means to overcome the debilitating effects prescription painkiller addiction.
What Are the side effects of Red Borneo Kratom?
Like any substance ingested into the body, the side effects of Red Borneo Kratom vary according to the amount taken. It has little to no short- or long-term side effects for regulated use—a few grams every other day—but can cause discomfort after heavy and continual dosage. The most reported side effect with new users is nausea. Red Borneo Kratom is not considered addictive if used responsibly, but like any activity that is repeated multiple times every day, it can become habit-forming if there is no reprieve. Red Borneo Kratom has also been known to cause mild dehydration, but this can be overcome by upping one’s fluid intake accordingly. Red Borneo Kratom should not be taken with opiates or excessive amounts of alcohol, as the chemical properties of these substances have not been proven harmless when ingested with Red Borneo Kratom.
Red Borneo Kratom enthusiasts are divided on the safety of extract concentrations and resin. While seasoned users can manage doses that are ten times as strong as measured powder, some feel it may be contributing to the overuse that provokes the aforementioned symptoms. As such, it is advisable that novice kratom users avoid extracts until they’ve developed a better understanding of their own tolerance through low doses of weaker strains. There have been no reports of deaths directly associated with kratom overdose in either form, as reported injuries involving the leaf have all included additional drugs in the user’s system.
Where to Buy Red Borneo Kratom
- Do not automatically go for the low Prices
It’s important to note that as with many online drugs and supplements; there are several sites online that sell fake Red Borneo Kratom. In many cases, these sites price their products so low that you may be tempted to purchase at first visit without performing enough background check on them. Some users have been scammed and either received a fake product or nothing at all. So, while it’s a good idea to go for the most affordable vendor in the market, always check that their quality and genuine before purchasing.
- Choose your Red Borneo Kratom form wisely.
Red Borneo Kratom is offered in two main forms: powder and capsules. If you are a new Kratom user, you may want to start with capsules instead of powder. This is especially useful if you are not sure of weighing the correct dosage as dealing with the powder form can be tricky. Leave the powder form to experienced users who know how to play around with dosage levels.
- Check out other user’s reviews
This is especially useful if you’re a beginner. Before you make any purchase, be sure to do a thorough background check on the vendor. Check their reviews and feedback on their website as well as other Kratom forums, blogs and platforms. Feel free to directly ask for advice from some of the more experienced members in the online Kratom communities and they will give you genuine pointers and tips.