How To Make Kratom Tea With Powder And Crushed Leaves?

You may have seen advertisements for Kratom popping here and there on the internet and must be wondering what the new “craze” is all about. In fact, several questions may come to your mind about the herb, how to use Kratom tea, and of course – it’s safety.

Kratom comes in different forms and can be ingested through various protocols. However, brewing it for an herbal tea is the most common way to reap the benefits of Kratom.

Taking Kratom tea has always been linked with de-stressing the mind and the body. And with the added benefits of Kratom, the herbal tea can have the most soothing and calming effect.

Read on to find out further regarding the “powerful herb” and how you can utilize it to achieve the desired results. We have compiled a helpful guide which will assist you in finding more about the powerful herb and the best way to Kratom tea. Read on to learn more.

Kratom – An overview

Kratom, also known as mitragyna speciosa is a tropical evergreen plant-like tree belonging to the coffee family. Kratom originates from Southeast Asia and is popularly used as an herbal remedy by the residents of Thailand and neighboring areas for many years.

However, the use of Kratom is now gaining popularity in other parts of the world as well and more, and more users are turning towards the natural remedy for:

Most users experience no side effects from the usage of Kratom, especially those who follow the recommended dosage guidelines. However, in some cases, minor side effects are noticed such as fatigue, constipation, and nausea which usually goes away as the body gets adjusted to the strains.

How to use Kratom?

In its native region, Kratom leaves are often chewed fresh while leaves that are dried out can also be munched on. In fact, about 70% of Thailand male is known to eat 10 – 60 leaves of Kratom as the snack per day.

However, most people prefer powdering the leaves and mixing it with water, milk, or juice as well as yogurt and applesauce to mask the taste. The powder can also be put in capsules and taken with water.

Theoretically, the Kratom powder can be smoked as well but doing so would be a bit impractical as well as dangerous because one would have to ingest a highly high dosage of Kratom to experience even the least effects of the powder.

And of course, smoking is dangerous to health and doing so regularly can weaken the lungs and create severe health consequences.

Kratom tea – the new trend

One of the best ways to achieve the desired benefits of Kratom is by using it as tea. Although, making tea might be time-consuming but drinking it hot is the most pleasurable and soothing way. And since Kratom and coffee share the same plant Rubiaceae, it comes as no surprise that they both give off similar stimulating results.

Making tea with powder or crushed leaves

Making tea with Kratom strains is easy, and you don’t require any special equipment except water, stove, strainer, and of course, a kettle or pot.

To prepare Kratom tea, only add crushed leaves (or powder) into a pot of water and allow it to boil gently for 15-20 minutes. Pour the tea into a mug and use a strainer (or even a piece of cheesecloth) to separate out the thicker sediment which can be later discarded.

The tea can be taken hot or cold. However, the tea might be too bitter for many drinkers, and it is advised to drink a pleasant tasting beverage (for example juice) right after taking the Kratom tea.

It should also be noted that the water volume and a number of the crushed leaves or Kratom powder can be adjusted according to the user’s requirements.

Can the tea be preserved for future use?

Kratom tea can safely be kept in a refrigerator for up to five days after which it becomes unsafe for consumption. However, you can add a small amount (around 10%) of alcohol to the tea to preserve it for many months in the refrigerator.

Kratom tea can safely be kept in a refrigerator for up to five days after which it becomes unsafe for consumption. However, you can add a small amount (around 10%) of alcohol to the tea to preserve it for many months in the refrigerator.

How to powdered Kratom leaves?

Most online vendors sell Kratom in both – crushed leaves and powdered form. Nevertheless, if you would like to finely powder Kratom leaves, you can easily do so in a kitchen blender or coffee grinder.

How much dosage of Kratom to take for the desired effects?

Taking an accurate dose of Kratom is necessary for making herbal tea. Since each different Kratom strain has a different potency, the best way to find your “sweet spot” is to experiment the different dosage.

Here is a guideline which will help you decide the ideal dosage of Kratom according to your tolerance level.

  • For first time users, it is suggested to start at a minimal dose (approximately 1 – 3 gms)
  • Once you have been using the low dosage for some time, increase it up a notch – around 3 – 5 gms.
  • After your body has adjusted to the Kratom, try adding 5 – 7 gms of Kratom leaves to the herbal tea.
  • Those who have a high tolerance level can even use 10 Gems, or more of Kratom leaves for a very sedating herbal tea.

What are the effects of Kratom tea?

When used on an empty stomach, the effects of the tea can be experienced in 30 – 40 minutes and usually last for 5 – 6 hours. However, if there is food in the stomach, the effects of Kratom begin to show in more than 60 – 90 minutes.

According to a study conducted on the benefits of Kratom, most users utilize the powerful herb for its pain-relieving properties. Another research showed Kratom to be rich in Mitragynine which means that it provides opiate-like effects and the tea can be applied to treat opiate addiction.

Above all, Kratom tea has a sedating effect which makes it an ideal remedy for those in stressful situations. Kratom tea calms the nerves and is an instant mood enhancer.

A perfectly brewed herbal tea made out of Kratom strains an hour before bedtime is the best way to get a sound sleep.

Are there any risks involved?

Kratom – when taken as directed and not mixed with other drugs is completely safe for regular use. The greatest risk involved with Kratom is falling asleep so NEVER drive or participate in hazardous activities (such as raising ladders, using power tools) while under the influence of Kratom.

Kratom – when taken as directed and not mixed with other drugs is completely safe for regular use. The greatest risk involved with Kratom is falling asleep so NEVER drive or participate in hazardous activities (such as raising ladders, using power tools) while under the influence of Kratom.

Additionally, since there are no studies that show the effects of Kratom on the fetus or infants – we firmly advise women who are pregnant or nursing do not use Kratom without seeking medical guidance.

Other than that, Kratom is completely safe and non-habitual forming when taken responsibly.

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