Taking Kratom with the right dosage for different effects can be confusing. At this time, there is still not enough research to measure the appropriate dosage range.
Nevertheless, anecdotal references from experienced users could act as good references. Borneohale has worked on those references and made a simple summary for Kratom dosage.
Let’s skim through this article and find your dosage!
General Kratom Dosage
Please note that although this Kratom dosage could serve as a guide, the effects will still depend on many things. It could be your age, sex, and health status or different Kratom strains and veins.
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11-15 grams: Sedation, opioid-like “high” (increased risk of side effects and building tolerance)
>15 grams: This Kratom dosage is not recommended unless it’s prescribed by a doctor or under professional supervision for a certain condition (increased risk of serious side effects and dependance)
PRO-TIP: To achieve the intended effects, you should choose Kratom based on its vein colors and strains. Each vein color has its own strong point. So is each Kratom strain.
Please remember that the below conversion reflects the estimation and not the exact measurements consistency across all Kratom.
It’s recommended that you buy a scale to correctly measure your Kratom dosage. This only serves as alternatives for those who are unable to do so.
Average Kratom Powder
|1 Tablespoon||6.7 grams|
|1 Teaspoon||2.5 grams|
|00 Capsule||0.5 grams|
|1 Tablespoon||2.7 grams|
|1 Teaspoon||0.9 grams|
|00 Capsule||0.5 grams|
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Is It Safe to Use Kratom?
After knowing Kratom dosage, you might wonder about its safety. So, Is Kratom safe? The answer is yes and no. Simply said, Kratom won’t cause your death (at least that’s what the data up until now show).
Deaths attributed to the use of Kratom have been reported in Europe and the United States but not in Southeast Asia. This is because almost all the cases are caused by poly-drug exposures, something that’s rarely done by the native user in Southeast Asia.
If you’ve done your research on kratom, you wouldn’t find any report of health complications from Kratom too. Kratom isn’t dangerous, nonetheless, be caution that it can still cause temporary negative side effects.
What’s the Bottom Line?
Regardless of the dosage guide, you should bear in mind that these amounts may vary. It will depend on the strain you use, the effect you desire, and the way you take it.
The optimal dose also varies based on how much food is in your stomach. If this is your first time, it’s better to start using Kratom in low dosage and adjust accordingly.
There are many ways to enjoy Kratom, from traditional methods to creative ways like sprinkling it on your food. While enjoying the benefit, you should also watch out for the side effects that usually come from excessive use in high dose.