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Kratom
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Rubiaciae
Genus :
Mitragyna
Species :
speciosa
COMMON NAMES
Kratom; Ketum; Kakuam; Ithang; Thom; Mambog
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant; Depressant; Intoxicant
DESCRIPTION
Mitragyna speciosa is a leafy tree that grows from 3-20 meters tall. Its leaves contain 7-Hydroxymitragynine and mitragynine. The leaves are chewed as an opiate substitute and stimulant in Thailand and South-East Asia, primarily among the working class. It has a relatively long history of human use.
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