On your next trip to a medical convention, you’re probably going to come across people who are beside themselves regarding Kratom. Kratom is this strange plant coming from Southeast Asia— Thailand to be specific— that Americans and Western Europeans have, for lack of a better word, gone crazy over.
Is this insanity worth it? Is it justified? What exactly are people going crazy over? What is this Kratom crazy experience that people from all over the world are experiencing and reporting? What is the big deal?
As the old saying goes: When there is smoke, there is fire. I know you’ve probably heard of that before. You might be thinking that a lot of the claims being made about Kratom are simply too good to be true. I understand your natural skepticism and cynicism as this is the normal way to go.
In our modern world, there are all sorts of big, hyped claims being made. There’s a lot of people going above and beyond responsible promotions. It’s one thing to stretch the truth. It’s another to bend it and it’s definitely another to break it.
When it comes to any kind of famous or popular food supplement, it’s too easy for people to engage in these activities. Sadly, we’re all victims when this happens because we’re nowhere closer to the truth.
So, what is it about Kratom that makes people crazy over it? First of all, the antioxidants that it packs is insane. This is not made up. This is scientifically documented and the numbers do add up.
Second, it has been used for hundreds of years in Southeast Asia. Mainly, it’s been restricted to Thailand, but believe me, a lot of people have been testifying about its amazing health benefits for a long, long time. Sure, most of those testimonials are in the Thai language. However, that doesn’t take away from the fact that it is effective on some level or another.
Now, the key here is to separate exaggeration and hype from cold, hard reality. If you think about it hard enough, that is actually the case with any kind of food supplement or food trend. It’s all up to you, but make no mistake.
When there is smoke, there is fire. You have to connect the dots. You have to do research. Otherwise, it’s too easy to get all hyped up only to end up being let down.