Sumatra Kratom is a strain of Kratom that was found and grown in the Sumatra Island of Indonesia. The environment of the island, rainy and humid, tropical climate promoted the spread of the Sumatra trees. Its popularity has risen in the previous few decades because of its growing demands. The properties and effects of Sumatra Kratom are very beneficial.
Different strains of Sumatra Kratom include Red Vein, Green Vein, and White Vein. These strains are so called because of the color of the vein in their leaves. Continue reading to know more about the differences and similarities of these various strains.
Sumatra Red Vein Kratom
The Sumatra Red Vein Kratom induces a sense of calmness and soothes nerves, reducing stress levels and releasing tension, helping in achieving a relaxed state. It promotes positivity and enhances confidence levels. It is also known to help in cases of insomnia and other sleeping disorders like parasomnia and night terrors. It also produces analgesia and is used to get rid of the withdrawal symptoms associated with opiate addiction and various other addictions.
Analgesic effect of this strain not related to sedation but it may occur if high doses of Sumatra Red vein consumed. The unique medicinal use of this strain for those who suffer from chronic pain is a miracle. It works like magic. Just after the consumption of single dose, you will start experiencing the effects within 1 hour.
The alkaloid 7-hydroxymitragynine achieves Pain relief. This alkaloid is an opioid agonist. It alters the working of the pain pathway at different levels. It also mimics the action of endorphins and enkephalins suppressing pain.
The Sumatra Green Vein Kratom effects range between those of Red and White Kratom. As a mild energy booster, this strain helps in relieving chronic pain as well as acute pain and improves wakefulness. It prevents drowsiness and sluggishness, thus increasing alertness. It increases attention span and promotes focusing.
As an anxiolytic, it is of great use for those who suffer from the symptoms of anxiety. This strain of Kratom also helps in treating mild stress disorders by elevating mood.
Green vein Sumatra is usually mixed with red and white Sumatra to give a more balanced experience. It is used to prevent excessive sedation from using Sumatra red vein kratom, and also prevents one from getting over-stimulated with the use of Sumatra White Vein.
Sumatra Green vein helps in overcoming symptoms of social anxiety like racing heart beat, losing confidence, worrisome thoughts. It is commonly used for recreational purposes too as it helps in socializing and enhances confidence levels making one talkative and comfortable.
Sumatra White Vein Kratom
The White Vein Sumatra strains are known to produce more energizing effects, enhancing mood and acts as a stimulant. It is used to promote alertness, improve wakefulness and improve concentration span. Consumption of this strain helps in counteracting fatigue, lethargy, and sluggishness. It also prevents restlessness and anxiety.
The effects produced by White Vein Sumatra are very diverse. At lower doses, it tends to produce active and stimulating effects, while at higher doses it acts more like an analgesic and provides relaxation. This strain contributes to positive mood and promotes mental vigilance and wakefulness. Those patients who are suffering from depression will get the best results from this strain. It is commonly mixed with Sumatra Red vein to achieve a more balanced boost of energy and mood elevation.
Dosage guideline for Sumatra Kratom strains
The Sumatra Kratom is a potent strain of Kratom. Its various strains have different effects, so there is no standardized dosage guideline for it. However, it’s always suggested, to begin with, a smaller dose. As Sumatra Red vein is highly stimulating, it should be taken carefully in a small dose, and it can only be mixed with strains that are relaxants. If combined with strong stimulants it can cause serious adverse effects.
The average dosage guideline is given below; however, it is not 100% reliable, as some people are tolerant to the effects so they need larger doses to achieve same effects.
- 1-2 grams –Threshold dose. Many people start experiencing effects at this dosage. Beginners should always opt for this dose.
- 2-3 grams – Good moderate dose for most people. Thus this dose is commonly used.
- 3-4 grams – Strong dose for most people.
- 4-5 grams –Very strong and long-lasting dose. At this dose sedating effects start appearing
- 6 grams – Max recommended dosage. More than 6 grams is not generally needed with Red Sumatra Vein kratom as it causes intense sedation.
The effects are quite long-lasting so the second dose should be avoided within 6 hours of the consumption of the first dose. Stronger strains like Sumatra red vein kratom stay longer in the system, for up to 10 hours.