Everyone knows about smoking cannabis, but many of us don’t know that it is a medicinal plant with powerful chemical constituents. Similarly, kratom is popular for its possible hallucinating effects, but the real reason for its success and general availability is not the popular trend but the phytochemicals it contains and the therapeutic potential of those chemicals which proves to be significant for many diseases.
The recent century discovered the magical combination of kratom and cannabis which has extremely high medicinal and psychological potential. Kratom and cannabis have been used for hundreds of years in traditional medicines.
About kratom and cannabis combined benefits
Kratom is a natural herb that has become a standard house dietary supplement after its medicinal properties have been made universal. Marijuana also known as cannabis is one of the most searched herbal product. It has been recently started to use into medicines in the USA. These herbs are useful in their way, but for a well-proportioned medication, a combination of both is used. Although both these herbs are familiar in a negative way too but for a medical reason, the combination has not shown any problem or health hazard and no study has reported harmful effects of this combination which makes it a safe choice to have.
Legal status of kratom and cannabis
The fresh Kratom is banned in some countries due to the high concentrations of phytochemicals it contains. Later on, high potency of kratom taken by people lacks the proper dosage and result in serious health concern.
After some medical researchers proving kratom to be safe for human consumption, the trend of availability of kratom in the form of powder or pills has made legal. The kratom supplements are available everywhere even without perception.
Cannabis, on the other hand, is an illegal herb which is not easily accessible. Its legal status is varied in different countries, but for medicinal use, it is legal. Both this substance, when combined, have adverse effects on the brain and treat multiple problems of us.
Medical effects of kratom and cannabis
Besides enhancing mental condition, the combination of cannabis and Kratom has amazing medicinal properties. The synergy between these two herbs is for those who are surfers of chronic pains and for opiate withdrawal. Some of the benefits of these herbs are medically tested and proved, but an advanced level research is still under analysis for detailed information on these magical herbs.
Kratom and cannabis for pain relief
The best combination to cure body pains is the combination of kratom and cannabis. The phytochemicals are high in both which when combined becomes a powerhouse for treating illnesses. It’s a natural analgesic which fights with every type of diseases, and the combination can be used for following.
- Back pain
- Knee and Joints pain
- Mechanical Injuries
- Neck pain
- Multiple Sclerosis
How does kratom and cannabis combination work for pain?
Kratom’s pain relief potential is due to two alkaloids 7-hydroxymitragynine and mitragynine. These two alkaloids work like body’s natural hormones and target the two receptors delta opioid and MU which send pain signals to the brain for the essence of suffering. It works for half an hour to one hour. The cannabis plant has a wide variety of alkaloids. Out of 66, THC, CBD, and CBG are those who work for pain management. The combination first decreases the pain sensitivity and then it increases the body’s tolerance towards pain.
Kratom and cannabis combination for opiate withdrawal
Kratom has proven to be highly effective, but the combination of it with cannabis makes it even more efficient. There is no outstanding published work from research sector, but the popularity of its working has made many scientists aware of the medicinal properties of them as a combination. Many user’s anecdotal reports say that this treatment has helped them in an efficient manner. It has dramatically reduced some of the major symptoms which include RLS, panic, and anxiety. There are no reported side effects of the combination to be used for opiate withdrawal.
Dr. Sean Breen from Medical Cannabis of Southern California narrates a patient who overcomes his drug addiction by using the combined therapy. Doc explains that this combination can reduce anxiety, stress, agitation and balanced sleeping hours and makes your digestive track clean and fit.
Psychological benefits of kratom and cannabis mixture
Similar to the medicinal effects, the psychological consequences of this combination of cannabis and kratom are unmatched. People who have used this combination indicate a relaxed and tension free force in their life. According to user reviews, the most common benefits of this combination are as following.
- Reduces stress
- Ends anxiety
- Induces euphoria
- Magnified sensory receptors
- Increased sedation (Urge to sleep)
- Helps against psychotic disorders
How to take cannabis and kratom together?
While mixing both the herbs, proper care is required. Since both these plants long associated with the side effects, the quantity and concentration should be properly administered. High dose of kratom will induce nausea. Cannabis supply should always be less than kratom. The kratom can be taken in the form of a drink (tea) and later on cannabis can be smoked with a gap of one hour to two hours as suggested by an online forum of Blue light.
The chemicals involved in both make the body hyperactive, and concentration is enhanced which results in increases effectively. The dosage is experimental however a physician should be consulted before taking this combination for medical reasons.