Kratom FAQ

Is Kratom A Herb?

Is Kratom A Herb - Kratom Exchange

One of the leading reasons men and women buy kratom is because kratom is all natural. Kratom is a natural supplement. Kratom, sometimes referred to as Mitragyna Speciosa, comes from the kratom tree. This amazing tropical tree originates in Southeast Asia, it can be found in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. While most of the kratom tree has no purpose, the kratom leaves hold special compounds and this is what we consume that gives kratom the effects users enjoy.

Kratom is a natural herb. While kratom leaves can be chewed, even smoked, most people that take kratom enjoy kratom powders. To get fine kratom powder, the kratom leaves go through a specific drying process and they’re crushed into fine powder. The majority of kratom users prefer to take kratom in powder form.


Kratom users are creative, from spicing foods with kratom to creating kratom milkshakes, users have found a lot of different ways to get their kratom dose. Some of the most common ways to use kratom are;

  • Toss And Wash – A term familiar in the kratom community, this method refers to tossing your kratom dose in your mouth and chasing it down with one of your favorite drinks.
  • Kratom Tea – Ancient cultures in Southeast Asia have been drinking kratom tea for centuries and users of today take kratom in the same way. Kratom tea is very easy to make right recipe and there’s a lot of different ways you can alter the taste.
  • Buying/Making Kratom Capsules – One of the biggest hurdles for new kratom users is the taste of kratom. It may take some time to get use to it. One way to get around the taste is by being kratom capsules or making your own kratom capsules.
  • Kratom Drinks – Another way kratom users mask the taste of kratom is by creating a kratom drink.


Why does anyone want a natural herb like kratom? Yes, you want the benefits kratom can give you. Absolutely, but what else?

Kratom is all natural. When you start looking for solutions that don’t involve chemically manufactured pills, the options are thin. If you’re in pain, you want relief from that pain.

Kratom is well known for its abilities to help your pain.

That’s not all, there’s a long list of reported benefits.

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Relaxation
  • Energy
  • Mood Enhancer
  • Increase Sexual Desire
  • Pain Relief
  • Chronic Pain
  • PTSD
  • Depression
  • Stimulation (Low Dose)
  • Sedation (High Dose)


Before you begin buying kratom, there’s a few things you need to be aware of.

Finding a reputable kratom vendor to buy kratom from can be a challenge. If you’re anything like me, you want the best kratom you can buy.

I can’t speak for other vendors, but our kratom is 100 percent all-natural. We never mix herbs or anything into our kratom just to make our company more profitable. NEVER! However, there’s vendors out there doing just that, always be careful.

When you buy kratom powder, you want it to be consistent over and over again.

Continue to do your research as you are doing now and when you find a good vendor, stick with them.


I’ve always felt kratom made me more creative, made me more artistic.

The great thing about kratom, you’re the captain of your ship. You can consume kratom the best way you know how, you have the opportunity to find out what works best for you.

If you want to use kratom for food, have fun with it. All I’m saying, it’s up to you and I hope you find what you’re looking for. Millions of men and women are now taking kratom here in America and many of them step outside their comfort zone to share their stories. You can find kratom groups on Reddit and Facebook. Take the time to go check them out, meet others that are taking kratom.

We need all the advocates we can get and it’s a great way to learn all the different ways we use kratom.


About Eric Rollings

An advocate and enthusiast of natural remedies, first discovered kratom nine years ago when searching for solutions to his social anxiety and ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). Struggling with these challenges led him to explore alternative treatments, ultimately finding comfort in the traditional Southeast Asian botanical, kratom. Since then, Eric has dedicated himself to understanding and promoting the responsible use of this herbal supplement. His personal journey has inspired him to engage with various communities, sharing his knowledge and experience, and he has become a respected figure in the field. Through seminars, writings, and active participation in online forums, Eric continues to spread awareness of kratom, hoping to assist others who face similar struggles. His passion and dedication have made him a prominent voice in the natural health community.

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