Also known as Mitragyna Speciosa, Green Malay Kratom is an evergreen tree that belongs in the family as Rubiaceae (the coffee tree). It is indigenous to the Papua New Guinea, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand people as a traditional painkiller, a recreational drug or a sleep aid. It gained popularity in these areas as an alternative for opioid painkillers.
How to Consume the Green Malay Kratom
There are a number of ways in which you can use the Kratom leaf. These methods include preparing it as tea, drinking it with water in its raw form or mixing it with food. Before consuming this leaf, you must first grind it into powder. You can use your bare hands to crunch up the dried leaf and dust the powder on a piece of paper. You may use a blender or a small food processor to accomplish this task as well.
The “Toss and Wash” Method
Considered to be the most difficult method of consuming the Green Malay Kratom, the “toss and wash” method is gaining popularity among the users of the drug. It simply entails spooning the powdered leaf in your mouth and drinking water or any preferred drink to wash it down. This method makes you experience the strongest effects of the drug. First-time users may cough after spooning the powdered leaf into their mouth. It is advisable to take small scoops at a time.
Mixing Kratom with Food
You can also mix the Green Malay Kratom leaf into your favorite meal. It goes well with protein shakes, chocolate milk, applesauce or ice cream. When mixing the drug with food, remember that it has a bitter flavor and it might not go well with other foods. Be sure to mix small amounts of the drug with food because it is highly potent. The effects of the drug begin to kick in once digestion of the food you consume takes place.
Using Kratom in Tea
Most users consider this method as the most effective and convenient. You only need the powdered form of the drug to make tea. Avoid using Kratom extracts to make the tea. Boil about 2 cups of water. Measure 1 teaspoon of Kratom and mix it in one cup of boiled water. Stir the liquid thoroughly for it to mix well. You can add honey or sugar as a sweetener to the mixture since to reduce the bitter taste of the mixture. Before drinking it, allow the mixture to cool for 15 minutes. Once the mixture cools, allow the excess powder to settle at the bottom of the cup and transfer it to another drinking cup. You can add ice cubes to the tea to dilute its flavor and enjoy the drink. You may also add sweetener to improve its taste.