Kratom is evergreen rather than deciduous, and leaves are constantly updated and cleared, but there is a quasi-seasonal leaf fall, caused by the environment. During the dry season the leaves fall faster, and during the rainy season – will grow. Grown is the natural habitat of Kratom leaves resets when the temperature falls to 4 degrees Celsius. You can learn more about kratom and reviews of different products here http://thekratomtimes.com/
Kratom prefers moist, humus soil abounding; often found in swampy areas. According to reports from those who grow Kratom in Australia, the plant prefers moderate lighting and do not like the wind; according to other sources, Kratom is growing and good under the bright sun. The plant needs a very rich, rich soil fertilizer.
In most cases, Kratom in Thailand consumed by chewing fresh leaves. Due to the lack of fresh leaves can be used dried. Eating leaves are usually followed by drinking hot coffee or water. Some villagers use Kratom in cooking. Fresh leaves are placed in hot water and heated to form a thick homogenous. Thereafter, the resulting mass is rolled into small balls and collapses in the flour. This method is the most popular in Thailand.
The use of Kratom widespread among laborers and peasants who use the plant to overcome the excessive exercise and Kratom leaf with green vein smoothing the monotony of the work. Women rarely use Kratom. Within a day of work, constantly using Kratom can be used from 3 to 10 servings. At the same time newcomer could miss 1-2 servings to achieve the expected results. In some areas, there is a tradition of Thailand, which is that parents prefer to send their daughters to men who use Kratom than for those who use marijuana. This tradition is based on the fact that Kratom – a lot of work, and marijuana – lazy.
Kratom is also widely known in Malaysia as ketum. It is sold in the form of a tea beverage in roadside cafes under the name air ketum. To prepare such tea leaves are boiled in water for 2 hours and then the brewed beverage is cooled. Malay healers use Kratom to treat helminthiasis and diarrhea, as well as to improve blood circulation in the body.
On August 3, 1943 the Government of Thailand banned Kratom. Under the new law prohibiting the cultivation of any type of Mitragyna speciosa in the country, and was legalized cutting existing trees. But then, this law was not found effective, since Kratom is the dominant vegetation view of Thailand. Today, Kratom is on one list along with hard drugs and the responsibility for its turnover in Thailand.