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Investigating the Benefits of Kratom for Mental Health

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In recent years, an increasing number of medical researchers have been examining the therapeutic effects of kratom. Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a plant from Southeastern Asia that has been shown to have psychoactive properties. While many studies have focused on the fact that kratom may be used to reduce pain, some studies have suggested that kratom may be useful in the mental health field. A systematic review of studies from January 1960 to July 2017 found that kratom “enhances mood and relieves anxiety among many users.” Continue reading