A short introduction to Yellow kratom
If you look at the internet and try browsing using the word Kratom you will come across many variants of the same. There are also chances that you will come across Yellow Kratom. This could be a bit confusing for those who know a few things about a Kratom. This naturally occurring plant substance is mostly available in white, green and red vein strains. However, yellow strains of Kratom are also available and it is becoming quite popular amongst thousands of people who are aware of the benefits of this plant substance.
There are different colors and strains of Kratom. In this article, we will be having a look at the yellow variant which supposedly is considered to be one of the best. It is sought after in many western countries and of course in the countries and regions where it is available in abundance. The yellow variant is a plant that grows in many countries of Southeast Asia.
In this article, we will try and learn more about the history, benefits, uses and side effects of this yellow-colored Kratom. We also will learn something more about the way in which it has to be used and other such useful information.
What Is Yellow Kratom & Its History
Yellow Kratom is a plant that grows in many countries of Southeast Asia. It is found in large quantities in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Papua New Guinea. It is supposed to have quite a few medicinal benefits. Each country has its history and is proud of it. The scientific name of this tree is mitragyna speciosa. This scientific name was given by a Dutch Botanist by the name Peter Korthals. This name was given because the stems and leaves of all types of Kratom including the yellow variant had a resemblance to Bishop’s mitre.
Historically, this plant has been used in different names in different countries where it is available. The names include Kakaum, Krathom, Thom, Ithang amongst others. Though the chemistry of the plant remains the same, it is given different descriptions in the different countries and regions where it is grown and cultivated. There are folklores that talk about the various reasons why this plant was grown and cultivated.
The Yellow Kratom has been in use for centuries. However, it was not documented before 1880. Peter Korthals the Dutch botanist was the first one to have given some description of this plant. The natives of various countries of South East Asia are known to harvest this plant and chew its leaves. It also is brewed as a drink and the brew is expected to be potent and seemingly has many health benefits. It is believed that the ancient people used to take Kratom to combat fatigue and also to improve their overall productivity. The harvesting procedure is considered to be quite complex and it has been handed over to different generations. In fact, the entire harvesting process is considered as a ritual and there is quite a bit of fanfare attached to it.
There are different types of yellow kratom that have been grown for many centuries now. The variant depends on the country and region where it is grown. A few examples are Bali Kratom, Borneo Kratom, Sumatra Kratom, Vietnam Kratom, and Malay Kratom. Each one is unique in some way or another. For example, the Sumatra Kratom that has been cultivated for centuries in Sumatra is considered to be one of the rarest strains. It also is known to provide energizing and euphoric effects and that is what most other strains of yellow kratom also do. Indo kratom is another variant that is preferred by those who want to manage pain in moderately. The impact of this kratom in the circulation system lasts for a long period of time.
The fame of Kratom has not remained restricted only in southeast Asian countries. It is now commonly being used in many western countries. People in western countries are getting more information about the goodness and benefits associated with Yellow Kratom and are using it for various medical conditions and treatment of illnesses. Hence, it is quite obvious that though the ancient history of this plant is from South East Asian nations, it continues to grow in popularity in various countries of Europe and also in the USA.
What Are the Benefits Of Yellow Kratom
Experts and regular users of Yellow Kratom are of the belief that it works the same as kratom with green strains. However, the effect of yellow vein kratom is perhaps longer. It has a number of benefits and we will have a look at a few of them for the benefit of our readers.
Pain Relief: This is one of the main uses of this strain of Kratom. It can help give relief from different types of muscular, bone, joint and neurologically induced pain. The best thing is that it is safe, unlike many OTC pain killers and NSAIDS. Most of the NSAIDs are notorious for their side effects especially when they have to be used for long periods of time. For such patients, Yellow Kratom could be a good and effective natural remedy for the efficient and safe management of different types of pains.
Concentration And Focus: In today’s stress-filled world, it is quite obvious that many of us suffer from stress, anxiety, and tension. This leads to lack of concentration and we also tend to lose focus on things and situations that are important and critical for our daily lives. In such situations taking the concentrated juice of Yellow Kratom could help a lot in de-stressing the mind and calming it down. This could help in improving the levels of concentration and also could aid in bringing back the focus on things that are important to the daily lives of such persons.
Euphoria And Mood Enhancer: People often suffer from run-down mental and emotional conditions because of a number of reasons. For such people, the yellow strained variant of Kratom could be quite effective. It makes the brain alert and improves the feel-good factor quite a bit.
Positive Thoughts: Many of us are living in a negative environment and therefore we need to look for options that could help in creating the right positive situations. For many decades and perhaps centuries, thousands of people have used Yellow Kratom in various forms to enhance their levels of positivity. It has worked well for most of them. This is because it increases the feel-good factor and also enhances the mood and a combination of these does help quite a bit in bringing about a positive environment.
Depression: Those suffering from mild to moderate depression may benefit from the use of the yellow strain of kratom. Depression could be because of psychological and physiological factors. Many people get into depression because of physical pain. Treating such people with different dosages of yellow kratom could be beneficial. It works two ways. First, it helps to unmask pain naturally and secondly, it also works extremely well as a mood enhancer. Hence a combination of these together could help in managing depression.
Dosage And How It Should Be Taken
Because of its effects and chemical composition, it is recommended that Yellow Kratom should be taken early in the morning. Taking it early in the morning could give a boost to the energy levels and also improve focus. It could be taken in the form of a decoction and if you are comfortable the leaves could also be chewed in the raw form. The composition also comes in the form of tablets, capsules, tonics, and powders and therefore you should not have any problem in taking it the way you want.
The dosage of kratom (yellow variant) is quite flexible and you can decide on your own dosage after discussing with your doctor. It would be pertinent to mention here that the product could work on a dosage that is as low as 2 to 5 mg per day and the dosage could also be increased depending on specific needs, requirements, age, gender, and general health condition.
Since this is a natural compound derived from plants, it is generally safe. However, it has to be taken carefully when a person is already under treatment with some psychoactive drugs and substances. Patients with high blood pressure, impaired renal or kidney functions and patients with cardiovascular and heart-related diseases should also be careful while taking Yellow Kratom. It would be better to take the doctor’s concurrence. But, otherwise, there are very few side effects associated with this substance. Some patients may complain of drowsiness and feeling lightheaded during the first few days of use of this substance. However, this gets resolved within a couple of days.
A few users also complained of problems related to the digestive tract. These include bloating, flatulence, diarrhea, and even constipation. However, in most cases, these are temporary problems and they get corrected within a couple of days. If the problem still persists, it would be better to stop using the product and take medical advice and counseling before proceeding further.
In fine, there is no doubt that all forms of kratom including yellow kratom comes with a rich history of benefits to the ordinary people. It, therefore, holds out hope for various common and not-so-common physical, mental and emotional problems that are a part of the daily lives of thousands of people.
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