What is Kratom : Its botanical name is Mitragyna speciosa a tree native to Southeast Asia. Kratom produces a stimulant effect in small doses but can act as a sedative (heroin) in larger doses.
Availability : Purchased over the counter in smoke shops, some gas stations, or easily ordered online.
Slang | Lingo
(aka) Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketum, Biak
- Using Kratom is referred to as “burning Kratom” even though it isn't smoked. Typically it is taken orally in powder form.
- When describing the high users will refer to is as the "aroma"
- Kratom is illegal in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Tennessee, Vermont, and Wisconsin
- Internationally: illegal in Australia, Denmark, Malaysia, Myanmar, Burma, and Thailand