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Plant That Gets You High and Reduces Opiate Addiction Is Taking Off in the US—And It’s Legal

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Plant That Gets You High and Reduces Opiate Addiction Is Taking Off in the US—And It’s Legal

Posted by talesfromthelou on January 16, 2015
Posted in: Addictions, Alcohol and drugs, Alternative medicine, Harm reduction, Medicine, War on drugs. Tagged: Opiate Addiction. 2 Comments
Plant That Gets You High and Reduces Opiate Addiction Is Taking Off in the US—And It’s Legal | Alternet.
Have you heard of Kratom?
AlterNet
By April M. Short 
October 14, 2014
Photo Credit: ninoninos / Shutterstock.com
Why are people across the U.S. chewing on the small, glossy leaves of the Southeast Asian kratom tree? An ancient plant medicine related to coffee, it produces a high that’s both euphoric and legal. Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) has long been used in Thailand and Malaysia to relieve pain, settle the stomach and reduce opiate dependence. Now it’s taking off in the West.
According to SageWisdom.org, kratom leaves can be chewed fresh or dry, powdered, or brewed into a tea. It is not usually smoked, because the “amount of leaf that constitutes a typical dose is too much to be smoked easily.” It’s most commonly sold in powdered form in packets, both online, in head shops and in kava bars, alcohol-free bars where people can consume tea made from the legal Polynesian kava root. An ounce costs between $20 and $30, which is enough kratom for one very strong dose*, or several more mild doses.
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