What to look for in a Vendor?
Kratom is an unregulated supplement. This means there are no standards set fourth but the federal government. Kratom can be sold out of a garage or a cGMP facility. The lack of regulation means the responsibility is on the consumer to find a high quality vendor. With that said you should find a safe a reputable kratom vendor, here are three things to search for in a company:
Double check before ordering that the vendor does proper lab testing for mold, e coli, etc.. Companies should be able to provide these results to the consumer. Ask about how and where their kratom is stored. Ideally you’re looking for a company that has a clean room with proper air sealed containers for the kratom, to confirm no moister, bugs, or any contaminates will get in.
Make sure the vendors you purchase from are professionals and know about legality/restrictions of Kratom. You can usually find out a lot by simply calling a company and talking to an employee. First you should familiarize yourself with the basics. The Kratom Scoop has a plethora of articles and helpful information. Any reputable vendor should be able to field your simple questions without issue.
Unfortunately kratom is banned in some states in the United States, these include AL, AK, IN, RI, VT, Washington DC, and WI. If you are unsure about the legality of kratom in your area its always a good idea to check with your local government before having kratom shipped to you. beyond the normal
Kratom legality Where is kratom legal and illegal? Below is a map of the United States with specific states highlighted for different reason. (Please check the legend for that information). And below that is a complete list of all 50 states and if kratom is or is not...
Kratom is an opioid that acts on the cell receptors as proved by computer analysis. It has the same effect on the body as opioids but it is not indicative that opioid is as powerful or addictive as heroin or oxycodone.