Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) is a tropical evergreen of the coffee family, native to South East Asia, where it has been used for its medicinal values for thousands of years and was first documented in the West by Dutch Botanist Pieter Willem Korthals in the 19th century. Due to it’s unique and varied alkaloid content, the medicinal effects of Kratom are highly flexible and diverse. Kratom has a profound effect on anxiety, mood,insomnia, energy levels, and immune system and is remarkably beneficial as a natural pain management remedy. Kratom is currently being used with high levels of success to effectively reduce opiate withdrawal symptoms due to it’s active compounds mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. Kratom has been attributed with effects that are anti-malarial, anti-inflammatory and lower blood sugar levels.