Have you ever heard about Liquid Kratom extracts? Or you’re still taking Kratom in the form of powder and capsules?
Don’t tell me that! It’s time to have some adventure and try new forms of Kratom.
Liquid kratom extract is the new black! Let’s have a look at the benefits and side effects if liquid kratom extracts along with the dosage.
What is liquid Kratom extract?
Liquid Kratom is extracted in the liquid form of Kratom powder.
The extracted part means that a lot of leaves are used to make a concentrated liquid extract.
This means that liquid Kratom extract is way stronger than Kratom powder or leaves. Usually, the strength of the extract is denoted in the form of 2x, 5x, 10x etc.
The more the strength of liquid kratom extract is the higher a number of leaves or powder are used to make an extract of such concentration.
Why should one go for liquid Kratom extract?
If you’re one of those persons who love the effects of Kratom but hate to chew Kratom leaves or take Kratom powder by the toss and wash method, or you think it’s too much work to make tea or shakes, then you have a solution!
The solution is very simple to use liquid Kratom extract. They are easy to use and the high quality of Kratom leaves used in making this extract helps in giving you quick effects which last longer.
Liquid Kratom extracts are easy to use and they have higher strength than normal Kratom powder and leaves. Thus they produce stronger effects.
Those persons have unbearable pain due to any reason especially after surgery and due to chemotherapy, they can use liquid Kratom extracts to get rid of pain quickly.
What are the effects produced by liquid Kratom extracts?
Depending on the strain of the Kratom used in the extract the effects produced by different extracts can vary. However, the general effects that you’ll observe after taking Kratom extract include;
- Analgesia: Liquid kratom extracts are known to produce very strong analgesia. The alkaloids are concentrated in the extract and thus the effects that are produced are quite strong.
Generally, those persons who are going through severe painful procedures or have had fractures, injuries and traumas can take liquid kratom extracts to get rid of the pain.
- Euphoria: The euphoria or state of well being associated with the intake of liquid kratom extracts is very strong but it’s usually not long lasting as the effects settle into a very relaxed state.
- Relaxation: Kratom liquid extracts produce strong relaxation. The relaxation stays for up to 6 hours and this relaxation is needed when you need to focus on some hard task without getting anxious and stressed about it.
- Stimulation: Just like Kratom powder, liquid kratom extracts also produce simulation but the intensity is greater as extracts are more concentrated in alkaloids.
This stimulation allows one to have a stronger desire to work and stay up.
- Sedation: At high doses of liquid Kratom extract, one feels sedated and there is dizziness.
This effect is helpful for those persons who can’t sleep at night and are insomniacs.
What is liquid kratom extract made from?
It is made from high-quality kratom leaves that are crushed and placed in alcohol. The quantity of alcohol and leaves can be variable depending upon the dose of kratom that you want.
Keeping the leaves in the alcohol allows the kratom leaves to be stored for a long period of time without losing the properties of the alkaloids.
What are the side effects of liquid Kratom extract?
Liquid kratom extracts are highly concentrated and they have a high quantity of alkaloids that include mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine.
Since the liquid extracts produce very strong effects due to this reason one may develop tolerance very quickly to liquid Kratom.
This will make the person take an even higher dose of the liquid kratom leading to a vicious cycle. This is when one develops dependence for liquid kratom extract and gets addicted to it.
If it is withdrawn, one experiences severe withdrawal symptoms. These withdrawal symptoms are similar to Opiate withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms are;
- Mild Nausea
- Jerky movement of arms and legs
- Muscle ache
- Join pain or bone pain
- Runny Nose
- Difficulty Sleeping
To get rid of these symptoms proper therapy is required. Higher doses of liquid extracts can also cause injury to various organs of the body especially liver and kidney.
Kratom is metabolized in liver; excess kratom can alter the cell structure of hepatocytes and cause liver injury. Kratom is excreted by the renal system.
Excess kratom in the system can lead to glomerulopathies. Drug-induced glomerulopathies can damage Kidney to an irreparable extent. Liquid kratom extracts may also depress the respiratory system at higher doses.
Dosage of liquid Kratom extract
Liquid kratom extracts are available in glass bottles and the sizes of these bottles vary but generally, the standard size is 15ml.
The product is consumed via a dropper. If you want to take liquid kratom extract start by taking half dropper.
If you do not experience any effects you can increase your dosage. The safe dosage is mentioned below;
1 Dropper: This is the threshold dosage and it is the light dose for most of the people. It gives you energetic feeling.
2 Droppers: This is a strong dose and it usually leads to sedation.
Fill the dropper and then squeeze the content out of it under your tongue and try not to swallow it. Sublingually a lot of blood vessels are present.
Kratom gets absorbed into these vessels and thus this method gives you quick effects as first pass metabolism is avoided. Always remember to shake the bottle before using.
How is liquid kratom extract made?
To create a liquid kratom extract, a lot of the raw leaves of the Kratom plant are dissolved in a mixture of water and alcohol.
Most of the alkaloids present in kratom are alcohol-soluble which means that they can be extracted intact by this method.
The alkaloids that are water soluble they are also extracted by incorporating additional steps in the process. This way all alkaloids are extracted and the extract is called a full spectrum extract.
Can I mix liquid kratom extract with other beverages?
The answer depends on the type of beverage that is being used. If the beverage is a CNS stimulant it should be avoided.
However, one can mix liquid kratom extracts with orange juice, cranberry juice or any citrus juice to even further enhance its efficacy.
Liquid kratom extracts should not be taken with other medications and potentiators as it can cause adverse drug interactions.
Do not use liquid kratom extract on regular basis to avoid dependence and built up of tolerance.
Do not use liquid kratom extract if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or you have cardiovascular, hepatic and renal disorders.
Avoid liquid kratom extracts if you are a diabetic or you are taking MAO inhibitors. Do not use it when you are working with machines. Note that the recommended dosage should not be exceeded.
Is liquid Kratom extract economical?
Normally, people find them expensive but if logic is applied they are as affordable as Kratom powder.
If you require 8 grams of kratom powder to get desired effects, you will require much lesser dose if you are taking kratom in the liquid extract form as it is concentrated.
So at the end of day liquid kratom extracts last as long as a kratom powder consumed having the same price as the extract. So yes, liquid kratom extracts are economical.