Australians with a little-known hallucinogenic drug they claim will alleviate chronic pain, an investigation by The New Daily has found.
The discovery comes after Health Minister Greg Hunt admonished Greens, Labor and One Nation senators for voting this week to allow greater access to imported medicinal
The American Kratom Association (AKA) sent an action alert to members warning that a bill introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein could be a “backdoor way” of banning kratom -- an herbal supplement that millions of people use as an alternative to
Kratom may have started out in South Asian countries, but it’s now being referred to as one of the most effective ethnobotanicals worldwide.
For thousands of years, kratom has been used in a broad range of health benefits. The alkaloids found in the leaves of kratom
In a small wooden hut in the middle of a rubber plantation in Narathiwat province, 28-year-old Fadel and his friends often take a drug known as kratom.
Also known as "4X100" in Thai, kratom contains four main ingredients - the leaves of a local plant known
Health Canada is advising Canadians that RGR Canada Inc. is voluntarily recalling unauthorized "Matrix Red Vein Thai," "Matrix White Vein Thai" and "Medicine Man Lone Wolf" kratom capsules. Kratom may pose serious health risks when swallowed or inhaled.
Health Canada has not authorized any product containing
After all the fuss about kratom last year—before the DEA-backed off from its efforts to ban the plant—business for kratom vendors is better than ever. That’s according to Drew Fickett, the owner of Arizona Kratom, a storefront that sells the plant in Tucson, Arizona.
Patients taking opioids before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may have greater pain after the procedure, according to a study published in the May 17 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
The research included 156 patients who underwent TKA. Their average age was 66.