Updated: May 14
Kratom tea is as simple as you think, “Tea” but to enjoy the great sensation with the medicinal function still intact, you should know the perfect way to prepare your kratom tea.
The kratom leaves contain mitragynine, a chemical that evidence suggests works similarly to opioid pain relievers such as morphine and codeine,” says California-based nutritionist Maggie Moon, MS, RD. Kratom can also be chewed, or taken as a supplement in capsules, tea or by using T & W.......the TOSS and WASH method.
Having your kratom in a well-brewed tea form is lovely treat and one of the most potent ways to utilize Kratom. It can also be chewed (the leaves, but that's for another article).
There are numerous ideologies in the preparation of Kratom Tea, (everyone has their own "special recipes") you'll learn your own various recipes over time, which will make your kratom tea more palatable.
How to make Kratom Tea (basic recipe at end)
Preparing Kratom tea isn’t arduous nor laborious it so simple that it can be prepared by a noobie. It can be prepared by putting your measured Kratom powder into your teapot or tea cup.... then bring your water ALMOST to the boil, add the water and drink it.
Numerous Alkaloids are present inside Kratom, so you DO NOT want to bring the water to a roaring boil, because doing so could destroy the precious alkaloids in kratom....so in this instance, it’s better to simmer the water, and prevent it from boiling.
Also...add Kratom potentiators like grapefruit, TUMERIC, lemon or lime into the water after heating, to heighten the kratom alkaloids effects.
The Effect of Kratom tea
The effect of anything we are taking into our system is tantamount. Kratom tea is efficient and delicious with it's amazing effects. It can be a great stimulant if consumed in teeny dose and a relaxant in higher amounts. Users say it can relieve pain, anxiety, even depression. It ameliorates a bad mood and can improve physical health.
Also...users make it clear that kratom tea can reduce addiction recovery symptoms.
Kratom tea is one of the herbs taken most, in Southeast Asia, for it medicinal effect like controlling blood sugar.
Some negative effects of Kratom tea....
It can have a sedative effect if consumed at a larger dose, vomiting, and loss of appetite. If you are not careful with dose, which is why starting SLOW and sure to begin with is a must! Please do your own research and find like minded individuals who you can chat with.
The following is a basic recipe for making kratom tea. This recipe makes enough tea for 2 medium-strength doses.
Take 6-7 grams (1/4 ounce) of dried, crushed kratom leaves (or powder) and put into a pot.
Boil 1/2 liter of water VERY gently. (if you boil on a very high heat, you will bring out the bitterness of the leaf and lose the alkaloid content).
Add hot water into kratom
Pour the tea through a strainer into a bowl and reserve the liquid.(squeeze the leaves in the strainer to get most of the liquid out).
Put the leaves back in the pot and add another liter of fresh water. Repeat steps 2 and 3. (after the leaves or powder have been strained a second time, they can be discarded, or you can eat the leaves to ensure you don't miss out of any vital alkaloids.)
Put the combined liquid from both boiling's back into the pot and boil gently until the volume is reduced to about 100ml - enough for 2 medium strength servings.
Your Kratom Tea can be refrigerated for 5-7 days
The main trick to getting perfect kratom tea is to perfect your ratio that you need to achieve your required effects. This is the hardest part, followed by mastering the tea.... Just experiment and soon you’ll have the best kratom tea recipe around. Good luck.
Tips for Making Kratom Tea ~Use Hot, Not Boiling, Water ~Add Acid-citric acid ~Use Sweetener-Add any sweetener of your choice sugar, honey, stevia or cinnamon to bury the bitter taste of Kratom and make it less bitter. ~Mix Thoroughly
STEEP over-night for Ultimate Potency ~Find the Right Dose-Start slow if you are a beginner, and document how your well-being is enhanced by the Kratom. If a newbie-write down before and afters for around a week.
Kratom powder tea:
In powder form, you need less per volume to achieve the same effects of Kratom, especially since you’re ingesting the entirety of what you put in your cup, as opposed to steeping the leaves and then removing them.
Kratom tea bags: ADD kratom leaves into your own teabags, need some, message me firstname.lastname@example.org
This is probably the simplest way to use Kratom (if you have the dried leaves), and one of the most popular as well. Generally speaking, if you steep it for less time, it won’t be quite as potent. It’s always a good idea to start with less, to see how your body reacts, and then to go from there.