In various blogs, we have been studying the effects of Kratom. Kratom has been studied for its stimulant, analgesic, and sedative actions. However, very few blogs mention the effects of Kratom intake on blood pressure.
We know Kratom has a sympathomimetic effect, which means that it should affect the blood pressure too. What is the effect? What dose produces what effect?
We need more knowledge to answer these questions. Let’s have a look at some information collected from some research studies and blogs.
What is Kratom?
Kratom is a stimulating as well as a sedating herb that used for medicinal and recreational purposes. It is a tree that grows in the humid climate of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other Southeast countries.
The leaves of this tree contain the active ingredients that are responsible for the production of effects. These active ingredients are called alkaloids, and the main ones are mitragynine and 7-hydroxy mitragynine.