Major Kratom Review
Here is a question for you; how do you identify the best Kratom vendors?
According to a 2016 report from Botanical Education Alliance, the Kratom industry is estimated to be worth an outrageous $1.13 billion; and get this, the value is in the United States alone! Now, 2016 is three years ago, and since then, the Kratom industry has grown even more popular, so the figures could be well over that! Maybe double? It’s really insane, but we fully understand why. Kratom has proven to be an extremely beneficial herb. It has excellent medicinal value, where it effectively treats different ailments. It has also controversially established itself in the recreational sector as it can also be used to induce euphoria. With such figures, it’s rather obvious that some businesses are going to try and make a kill from the herb. At the moment, we have hundreds of Kratom suppliers out there. That’s great news because it means you have lots of options to choose from, plus it ensures that Kratom prices remain competitive. On the flip side, not all of these vendors have good intentions. Some are simply here to get a fraction of all the money that is getting tossed around, but do you know who loses in all this? The buyers. It’s for that reason that you must be extra keen when looking for a Kratom vendor.
Major Kratom is one of the hundreds of Kratom suppliers out there. They also brag of being one of the oldest Kratom vendors in the market. The company has been around since the fall of 2010, and they are operational to date. They deserve a commendation for that because we’ve seen many Kratom vendors come and go due to quality issues and other complications.
It’s also worth noting that barely a year after their inception, they were nominated by the Kratom Connoisseurs for the Best Kratom vendor. Back then, there weren’t as many vendors as there are today, but the fact that they were recognized so soon after joining the industry says a lot.
Today, Major Kratom is up against the bigger and tougher competition. Newer vendors have come in and set the bar pretty high both in terms of quality and pricing. So, how well do they compare with the other big names in the industry? Are they still up for the task?
We’ve grown fond of reviewing vendor’s websites over the years for simple reasons. We want to know how easy it is for the buyers to get the items they need. We are also interested in seeing whether the vendors are putting in the effort to educate their buyers on Kratom. As you know, Kratom is still not very well studied. The lack of clinical trials makes it difficult to fully understand the short and long term effects of the herb, and that’s why the FDA has raised concerns on the herb. A supplier who takes the time to educate their buyers about Kratom and the specific strains in-store will always score high to us.
Major Kratom website interface is not the best we’ve seen, but it’s still decent enough to get the job done. You can scroll down the homepage to see some of the items in stock, or you could click on “Shop” at the top to access a more comprehensive list of the products available. They also have a News section where you can find updates on matters Kratom. Sadly, the segment hasn’t been updated for quite some time now. The last item posted dates way back in October 2018.
For a seamless shopping experience, you can scroll down, and on the right end side, you’ll see the option of shopping around based on vein color. You will also notice that they have cheaper sample tins. This is great, especially if you are just trying to sample different Kratom strains.
Clicking on each strain, you’ll see a brief description covering where the strain comes from and some of its properties. I’ll give them a thumbs up for that.
After adding items to cart, you will notice that clicking the cart redirects you to another website, Bright Street Tea Company. This is a consulting company that works with different tea houses. So, when buying Kratom from Major Kratom, you will view and add items to cart from their website, but your order will actually be processed and shipped by Bright Street Tea Company.
The Major Kratom product catalog did not blow us away. We’ve certainly come across better lineups. This shouldn’t be interpreted to mean that they are completely terrible, though. They still have some of the big names:
- White Vein Borneo
- Sumatran Superior
- Pure Red Thai
- Red Bang Baru
- Red Horn
- Red Vein Borneo
- Red Vietnam
- Red Kalimantan
- Green Jong Kong
- Green Thai
- Green Elephant
- Green Vein Borneo
- Super Green Borneo
- Spring Green
- Premium Green Vein
- Super Green Kapuas Maeng Da
You can also check out the Sample Tins to see some of the strains that are available at discounted prices. These typical ships in 22 or 25 g packages.
They have several other herbal products such as:
- Damiana Leafe Powder
- Calamus Root Powder
- Cats Claw Bark Powder
- Lush Bang Baru
- Yellow Matahari
You can also buy a portable digital scale and a spoon scale to assist you in taking accurate doses.
There is no mention of quality assurance on the Major Kratom website or their sister store Bright Street Tea Company. This takes some serious marks from them, considering we have stores that are open about their good manufacturing practices while others go as far as publishing lab test results on their websites.
Without quality assurance and the certificate of analysis, we are forced to rely on experiences from other users to speculate on the quality of their products. From these rather mixed reviews, we get the impression that the quality doesn’t seem to be consistent with everyone. A significant number of buyers had good things to say about the products, but there were some negative reviews too.
Major Kratom prices are slightly on the higher end. 25 grams (0.88 oz.) of pure Red Vein Borneo goes for $11.99, which is cheaper than that from one of our favorite stores Coastline Kratom where it costs $12.99. It’s, however, more expensive than another highly rated store, Kraken Kratom, which charges just $8.41 for a full ounce.
Shipping and Return Policy
Major Kratom provides same-day shipping for all orders placed before 3 PM. Orders placed after the cutoff are processed and shipped on the next business day. They also provide Free USPS Priority Shipping for all orders above $99.00. Orders that do not reach the threshold will be charged as follows:
- 1 Tin – $2.15 (First Class)
- 2 Tins – $2.75 (First Class)
- 125g or more than two tins – $6.20 (Priority)
- Log Pack or 250g – $6.80 (Priority)
- 250g + 125g – $8.35 (Priority)
- 375 to 875g – $10.35 (Priority)
- Four 250g – $13.25 (Priority)
Express shipping costs $23.00.
Major Kratom accepts the return of unopened and untampered items. You have to call them first before returning your items, and if they are eligible, you will receive either a refund or exchange.
The fact that major Kratom does not say anything about quality assurance, third-party lab testing, and other cGMP practices don’t sit well with many people, including us. Luckily for them, they have several user reviews backing the quality of their products. Even then, we cannot ignore a couple of negative reviews from other buyers.
So here are my two cents; you can try Major Kratom if you don’t mind experimenting on a new vendor. However, if you have no time or cash to waste on experimentation and you just want a tried and tested product, then you may want to go for some of the more reputable vendors such as Coastline Kratom and Kraken Kratom.
Hi there, I’m Michael and the owner of Buds & Blossoms. I’m a former opioid addict and I survived a three-year addiction. With the help of kratom I managed to get my life back on track and the main goal of this site is to inform and help people. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.