www.organicfacts.net states: A member of the coffee family, Mitragyna Speciosa (Kratom) has long been used in the native population in parts of Asia to heal wounds, as a local anesthetic, relieve pain, boost metabolism, increase sexual energy, improve the immune system, prevent diabetes, ease anxiety, eliminatestress, induce healthy sleep and ease opiate withdrawal. Extracts and leaves have been used to treat coughs, diarrhea, and intestinal infections. Kratom leaf extracts are endowed with free radical scavenging andantimicrobial activity and are a natural source of antioxidants. It may boost energy levels by increasedcirculation, despite its soothing nature, and a general increase in oxygenated blood to areas of the body that need it. For sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, kratom leaves are often an alternative, natural solution.
Kratom leaves are widely used as anxiolytic substances for those who suffer from chronic stress, depression, anxiety, and mood swings by regulating hormones without having to rely on pharmaceuticals and all of the implicit side effects. Alkaloids in the leaves help regulate the amount of insulin and glucose in the blood, effectively preventing the dangerous peaks and troughs that diabetics face. The main active constituents of the plant are believed to be mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitra-gynine (7-HMG), which have shown antiinflammatory (CLICK TO OPEN:) Kratom - Gathered Info 0119.pdf and analgesic activity in experimental animals.