Kratom hangover is a rare phenomenon and is something that totally depends on your Kratom taking habits.

The consumption of Kratom should be based on your mental and physical state, and therefore an appropriate dose should be consumed to avoid a hangover.

Unlike the hangover caused by excess alcohol consumption that results in a headache and nausea, Kratom hangover is different.

It won’t affect your blood sugar levels or dehydrate you. But it will make you feel lethargic, fatigued and nauseated.

According to many users on Reddit, Kratom hangover also depends on the type of strain that you take. Usually, low-quality strains will give you a headache and make you feel nauseated and dehydrated.

Some users claim that beginners experience Kratom hangover more frequently as they are not aware of the best dose for themselves, and they get usually overdosed to experience the desired effects.

What is a hangover?

It’s a feeling of illness caused by excess consumption of alcohol. When one consumes an excess amount of alcohol, a chain of reaction within the body is triggered that results in different effects, collectively called as a hangover.

Alcohol irritates the mucosal lining of the stomach, eliciting a response that leads to nausea. It also brings about hypoglycemia or low blood sugar level condition, evokes an inflammatory response, and causes dehydration and vasodilatation of blood vessels.

These all reactions evoke effects like mental fog, headache, fatigue, muscle pain and decreased appetite.

hangover kratomWhat is a Kratom hangover?

Kratom hangover is nothing like alcohol hangover. Firstly Kratom is just a combination of dried and crushed leaves; it has no additives like alcohol.

Secondly, it doesn’t cause any reactions in the human body.

Therefore it doesn’t affect blood sugar level or causes inflammatory responses. Instead, it neutralises it. It doesn’t irritate the mucosal lining of the stomach.

It won’t dehydrate you in many cases. But some user reviews suggested that Kratom hangover does exist, and symptoms do appear, but they are not as significant as the common alcohol hangover.

Tips to cure Kratom hangover

As it has already been stated that no real Kratom exists, but some users may experience interrupted sleep, light-headedness, cloudy thinking, lethargy, etc.

It usually happens when the user overdoses on Kratom.

Such side effects quickly pass from rest and hydration. Once you started feeling these symptoms make sure you do not involve in any activity, instead go for rest and drink a lot of water to remove the maximum amount of kratom from your system.

How to avoid Kratom hangover?

For beginners, it is important that he/she uses measured amounts of Kratom, and they are well aware of the dose they are taking. In case they take a larger dose, these symptoms are exaggerated. To avoid Kratom hangover follow the basic guideline mentioned below:

  • Avoid taking Kratom more than once daily. Even if you do, make sure there is a gap of at least 6-8 hrs between the consumption of first dose and second dose.
  • Kratom shouldn’t be taken on a daily basis. Use it as less as possible to avoid hangover as well as tolerance.
  • Always begin with a lower dosage, until unless you are accustomed to taking higher doses. If you start with a high dose, in the beginning, you might overdose yourself.
  • When you start using a new strain, ensure that you use the lowest dose to avoid any side effects or hangover.
  • Ensure you have any time aside for snacks and also ensure that you exercise on the days you are consuming Kratom. Eating meals on time is necessary to get rid of the psychological and physiological symptoms associated with Kratom hangover.
  • Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated. Hydration helps you in the quick removal of the drug from your body.

By adopting these guidelines, you will be capable of curbing tolerance. Changing your routine helps you experience the desired effects of Kratom and keep you fresh. It’s ideal to consume moderate doses to enjoy the effects of Kratom while being responsible for keeping yourself healthy.

According to many users, Kratom capsules act as a cure for the common hangover. It’s soothing and relaxing effects helps you fight alcohol hangover.

Most popular strain, Red Bali is used to counteracting alcohol hangover. It has a calming effect on the body as well as increases tolerance to pain.

On the other hand, Green Malay strain helps you to be active and energetic in case you need to get back to the office while having a hangover. It provides a positive, productive mental state.

So essentially all you must do is to get the positive effects of Kratom is to ensure that you are responsible enough to take only measured and correct dose. Only then can you avoid the phenomenon of Kratom hangover.



  1. Kratom hangovers are not a rare phenomenon. It has nothing to do with the supposed quality of the Kratom. It’s also very misleading to say “it’s just dried leaves,” as if that somehow renders it safer or innocuous. I appreciate the recommendation of not taking Kratom daily here.

  2. “it’s just dried leaves”…. yes just dried leaves that are so powerful that they have big enough effects that you’ve built a whole site around it. And alcohol is just fermented plants and rice, what’s your point? The kratom hangover is very real and this weird culture around insisting it doesn’t just hurts kratom. Get out of here.


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