Fight for Kratom- DEA Out to Make Big Pharma Rich
(N.Morgan) The DEA has recently set forth a tyrannical plan to classify Kratom as a Schedule Isubstance by September 30th 2016.
The banning of this miracle herb is a devastating blow to the thousands of people who have found relief from this natural remedy.
Do not allow the DEA to make innocent people criminals again, by banning a herb that offers a plethora of health benefits, without the negative toxic effects pharmaceuticals inflict upon the body.
This ban is hurting the most vulnerable among us, the ones whose daily lives are already a struggle due to a disease.
It is those whose lives have been irreversible changed by illness and disease who will suffer the most due to this outrageous ban.
What is Kratom exactly?
Leaves from the Kratom tree have had a wide range of uses by the people of Southeast Asia who have known and utilized the benefits of this miracle plant for thousands of years.
Its popularity has grown in the western nations of the world as more and more people are becoming aware of the versatility and medicinal benefits of this plant.
In smaller amounts kratom has been known to produce stimulation, motivation, a heightened desire to work, extended energy, relief from fatigue, increased focus and mental awareness, increased social and communication skills, relief from anxiety and depression, and an overall feeling of euphoria.
Larger amounts have been known to produce many or all of these effects as well as incorporate a pain relieving and analgesic aspect not usually noticed in the use of smaller proportions.
What are the active ingredients found in Kratom?
Alkaloid content plays a role in determining which characteristics manifest in different types of kratom.
There are 25 known alkaloids in kratom.
Kratom plants containing higher levels of mitragynine are known to have more stimulating effects.
Those containing higher levels of the alkaloid 7-hydroxymitragynine are used more for sedation and pain killing, with stronger analgesic activity than morphine.
Kratom behaves as a µ-opioid receptor agonist and is used in the management of chronic pain, as well as recreationally and for other ailments.
However, its effects differ significantly from traditional opiates such as morphine.
Kratom use is not detected by typical drug screening tests, but its metabolites can be detected by more specialized testing.
Kratom has been found beneficial fo