In Indonesia, the kratom plant is known as the golden plant because kratom has many benefits. Most of the effects contained in kratom are because kratom has two active compounds that act as stimulants that interact on the cortex and brainstem, although the results are dose dependent.
The important thing to note is Kratom comes to different strains. Some of the most prominent health benefits of kratom are:
- Antioxidant and Anticancer
Kratom itself is a promising antioxidant and anti-cancer or comopreventive. Kratom leaves contain alkaloid compounds, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, phenols and triterpenoids. These compounds include cytotoxic compounds so that kratom leaves have the potential to be used as cancer drugs. Cytotoxic compounds are compounds or substances that can damage cancer cells and are used to inhibit the growth of malignant tumor cells. Cytotoxic compounds found in kratom plants work on several cancer cell lines, namely SH-SY5Y cells (neuron).
- Reduces Gastric Acid Secretion
Some consumers choose to extract kratom in various ways, one of which is making kratom methanol. It is known, kratom methanol extract does not increase the pH of the stomach or increase the total acid in the stomach content but tends to decrease the total acid in the stomach content. Kratom may not have any adverse effects on stomach acid.
- Helps accelerate the healing of lupus
Many people with chronic diseases, including people with lupus, claim that kratom tea has a life-changing effect for people with lupus. The relaxing effect of kratom on muscles is known to improve the quality of life for people with lupus. But, the first thing you should consider before using kratom is that kratom has different effects depending on the dose.
- Reduces sexual performance/ sexual vitality
The alkaloids found in kratom work as sexual enhancers or kratom can be said to be a drug that increases sexual arousal. Kratom can help quality in long and intense sexual intercourse). Also, those who consume kratom before sexual intercourse do not need to face premature ejaculation. This effect can be felt after a few minutes of ingesting kratom. Be careful with doses, because excessive use of kratom can reduce sex desire and decrease libido.
- Helps reduce sleeping issues
Lack of sleep or poor sleep quality has negative effects on our days such as irritability, moodiness, headaches and fatigue. It can even be worse, such as car accidents, work accidents and fatal errors at work. Kratom can manage factors that affect sleep quality such as physical pain, stress, anxiety and muscle tension. As a result, it helps to compose yourself and achieve a calmer, uninterrupted sleep.
- Inflammation and pain relief
Kratom has the most common effect for reducing pain / soreness, because kratom has some astounding anti-inflammatory effects. Kratom in particular works to relieve nociceptic and neuropathic pain. Nociceptic pain occurs due to physical injury to muscle tissue, body and tendons. Neuropathic pain is caused by chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes arthritis, etc. Regardless of its origin, pain affects the body both physically and psychologically.
- Improve blood circulation
The hidden ability of kratom is to improve blood circulation. With a smooth circulation of blood, more oxygen will be transported to vital body cells. This has an impact on how quickly these cells metabolize nutrients in the body.
- Energy boost
Kratom can increase energy because of the mitragynine content in it. Mitragynine is a mind-altering alkaloid and is also a huge energy booster. Kratom becomes an energy booster according to the dosage used. According to research, this leaf can help certain metabolic processes while increasing the body’s ability to produce energy. You can use kratom to do heavy work or strenuous exercise.
- Improve mood / Helps depression, anxiety and panic attacks
Kratom acts on opioid receptors. This works to improve mood. Many users say that kratom has a fantastic effect on improving mood. Kratom improves mood by suppressing paranoida, panic attacks, pain and anxiety are the good sensations found in kratom to be an antidepressant.
- Improves focus
When consuming kratom, kratom releases acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays an important role in increasing focus and reducing pain and muscle contraction. According to cetylcholine research, it improves memory and focus abilities.
- Addiction Recovery
The way kratom works is like the opioid effect, but not like opioids. Kratom is only a partial opioid agonist. The main reason doctors recommend using kratom for patient recovery from drug dependence because the effects that kratom give similar as using opioids but doesn’t produce the comedic sensation that drug addicts feel.
Kratom leaves can overcome problems from withdrawing drugs such as nausea, vomiting, insomnia and anxiety. Kratom leaves also have fewer side effects and are milder.
- Diabetes Controler
Many studies say that kratom can greatly regulate blood sugar levels in the body. The alkaloids in kratom are believed to regulate insulin and glucose in the blood. Kratom can prevent diabetes and help control blood sugar for people with diabetes.
- Good for consumption by people with obesity
Kratom is also good for people with obesity because kratom leaves interact with the satiety receptors found in the hypothalamus. So that for obese sufferers, you can consume kratom to suppress your appetite.