What is Maeng Da?
Mitragyna speciosa or Kratom is a powerful medicinal plant which is mostly found in the areas of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Kratom has been historically used for many purposes, out of which its natural ability as a painkiller has earned its proper place. It is being used as a local healer widely around the world for the same purposes. Besides Its medicinal purposes, it has also been used for recreational purposes. Maeng Da or ‘Pimp strain’ is one of many Kratom categories and is one of the most popular ones. Maeng Da Kratom is a hybrid plant; a product of both natural environment and artificial selection via grafting. This enables this particular strain to have the highest amount of alkaloids, giving its leaves a distinct dark color. In powder form, the plant appears to be in a striking green color. Maeng Da, historically, has been used by farmers who worked in the extreme conditions of a particular area, where the climate was both, humid and harsh. With extreme physical exertion, combined with extreme humidity and unbearable weather, Maeng Da gave them relief in their monotonous lives. Today, Maenga Da is being prescribed to many different people because of its same special abilities to heal the users internally.
Why is Maeng Da the most popular Kratom?
What are these special abilities that make this particular Kratom so popular? One should ask this question if one is curious enough after reading the first paragraph! Why was it famous among the farmers and now amongst the intellectuals as well? Not only the class of people who are doing either physical exertion, mental exertion or both, but also those people who are escaping the withdrawal that may be caused by the opiates are choosing this alternate solution.
Kratom either used as a painkiller or for recreational purposes which includes stimulation and seduction. Different strains act differently. Some are good pain killers while others may be good with stimulation; Maeng Da on the other hand is a brilliant combination of both. It is a very powerful stimulant and a pain killer acting simultaneously. In simpler words, it is a happy meal altogether!
What are the ‘Top’ Benefits of Kratom?
Due to its vast medicinal application, Kratom has been repeatedly hailed by the users as an excellent product. Kratom shows its providence as a brilliant stress relieving painkiller. Some strains are recommended for dealing with anxiety, while it is also considered to be helping many users who were, in their lives, chronic users of opiates. Not only does it work with withdrawal, it is also very helpful for the people who are replacing opiates from their lives for a healthier alternative. Besides this, Kratom is a good mood lifter, energy booster, anti insomniac, anti depressant, cognitive ability enhancer, etc. The most interesting fact about this plant is that it acts on the same receptors as the opiates do but the effects manifested is different with much lesser side effects than the original opiates that it mimics.
Maeng Da is reported by the experienced users repeatedly to be a very outstanding mood lifter and pain reliever. Its effects last for up to 6 to 7 hours and it is reported that it tends to make people more energetic, sociable and cognitively able. Though on the contrary, Maeng Da may sometimes produce side effects that may be similar to that of excessive use of caffeine, perhaps anxiety and irritation. Therefore it is not recommended to people who may be using it to get relief for the exact same symptoms.
How much Maeng Da can you consume for most effective benefits?
The quantity that best produce the effect of this strain is preferably 2 to 3 grams. With this quantity people can enjoy the stimulating effect of the Maeng Da, leading to a greater focus, high energy and uplifted mood. With higher dosage leading up to 10 grams, the drug presents itself as sedative as well as a relaxant. It is also recommended that a user should take the drug with breaks and should not use it more than 2 to 3 days a week. Cases of tolerance building and addiction have been reported. If addicted, the drug can produce withdrawal that a caffeine addict might face, such as insomnia, psychosis (in extreme conditions) dizziness, lack of focus, running nose etc. It is also to note that the effect of the drug can vary on the basis of a particular person’s sensitivity to the drug.
Hence, it is always recommended that one should start with small quantities and keep a check on the desired effects and side effects to ultimately enjoy instead of becoming a prey to the addiction.