In this post, we’ll be talking about 6 different kratom strains based on regions. We’ll talk about benefits and unique characteristics.
Kratom strains are divided in different ways so that to ease understanding of their strength and characteristics.
1: Bali Kratom:
Bali Kratom sells more at an affordable price as compared to other types of Kratom because of two reasons. First, it has larger leaves and it grows faster.
This Kratom has a low shaking threshold and it’s difficult to gauge the right dosage.
Bali Kratom is used for pain relief. It is widely used as a mood enhancer but also it has a little stimulating effect.
The side effects associated with the Bali Kratom are not much severe. It can be avoided if this Kratom is taken in combination with other strains. The side effects include;
- Blurry vision
2: Maeng Da Kratom:
Maeng Da Kratom is one of the most popular strains under the Kratom plant. Maeng Da kratom is also called MD and it’s one of the best-rated strains for many Kratom users. But there are still no reliable sources on where it comes from. The Thai word “Maeng” means pimp or high-quality product that has some negative connections.
This Kratom is used for the most effective pain relief. It has been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes. Found in Thailand, it is now also grown in Indonesia and Malaysia, but higher quality Maeng Da can be found in Thailand due to the weather condition there which eases production.
Maeng Da provides energy and alertness for people who find it hard to focus on tasks. Its caffeine levels might make you feel more energized and awake. These effects are said to last all day long.
As Maeng da leads to you being more focused and having a better vigilance, it also enhances your brain’s performance. You can then perform tasks more efficiently and effectively.
White Maeng Da promotes focus and can make you more active. Take it in the morning for an invigorating start to the day. It is a good mood enhancer.
It has short-term side effects but if a higher dose is used continuously, it may lead to severe effects. Some of the health problems associated with it include Nausea, vomiting, difficulty in sleeping, Digestive Problems, Anxiety, and dizziness.
3: Borneo Kratom:
The Borneo Kratom strain is the most popular. It has a unique classification that consists of a high level of 7-hydroxy methytragynine, an alkaloid compound. This compound has long been observed to have analgesic properties.
One of the best strains of Kratom is Borneo Kratom due to its full range of alkaloids which provide quality effects of soothing. This strain is favored by those looking for relief from anxiety, pain, muscle tension, or stress.
Borneo Kratom is mainly grown on Borneo Island. The climate and biodiversity of this island are perfect cultivation conditions for this type of Kratom. It can also be found in Red, green, white, and yellow variants.
Many Kratom users usually opt to use Borneo Kratom strains for the following purposes: Pain relief and management, Sleep regulation for insomnia, Opioid withdrawal treatments, and Stress and anxiety relief.
It has much lower cases reported with side effects. People who are new to Kratom or using it excessively may experience symptoms like numbness of the tongue, dry mouth, and nausea. The nerves may also be strained when used in high amounts which can lead to internal damage.
Particularly for people with chronic health issues like an overactive thyroid or pregnancy, a type of Kratom called Red Borneo should be avoided.
4: Thai Kratom:
Thai Kratom comes from Thailand. It is available in different colors (green, white, and red) each grown in Thailand with fantastic health benefits.
Green and white veins are said to provide stimulation, while red veins can create a type of euphoria.
Thai Kratom is known for improving the overall mood of the users including mild euphoria. White Kratom is famous for its energizing and mood-elevating effects, thus it is perfect for social settings.
Green Kratom falls somewhere in the middle between white and red Kratom in terms of its properties. It has elements of both that can provide significant relief.
Red Thai Kratom helps in alleviating chronic discomfort when used in higher doses.
It has unpredictable nature therefore it is not recommended for first-time users.
5: Green Malaysian Kratom:
Various strains of Malaysian Kratom, including green, red-veined, and white vein variants are said to provide a balance between stimulant and sedative effects.
This Kratom has thicker cell walls. It has an even level of alkaloids contents therefore it gives long-lasting effects.
It is known for pain relief, mood enhancers, and other good stimulating effects. Reported benefits include an improved mood, pain relief, increased energy levels, and focus.
This Kratom helps in enhancing memory and concentration level. Therefore, it is widely used before starting any daunting task. It works as a mind opener for professionals with mind-boggling tasks.
There are no well-known side effects of Malaysian Kratom.
6: Indo Kratom:
Indo Kratom comes from Indonesia. It can be green, red, or white and has a good effect on people.
It is also less stimulating than other strains though some types may have mild energizing effects
India strains are famous for relieving pain and making you feel more relaxed. They also make it easier to deal with anxiety because it is a common side effect of chronic stress and increased tension.
It has no or very few side effects recorded.