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KRATOMade Buyers Guide

Cherry Pomegranate KRATOMade Powder Sticks

Welcome to the future of Kratom! Blue Diamond Herbs now carries the newest, most revolutionary Kratom powder product, KRATOMade. If you have not yet heard about these powerful little packets, don’t worry. Blue Diamond has you covered. Keep reading to learn more about what KRATOMade is, the numerous benefits, and how you can shop the selection of KRATOMade flavors from Blue Diamond Herbs!

What is KRATOMade

If you are ready to experience the power of Kratom in the most convenient packaging, look no further than KRATOMade. These little pouches pack some serious power because they contain fully +

flavored H2O soluble kratom extract. Simply pour each packet into your desired beverage, blend, and you have a fully potent, kratom-infused drink ready to go.

What is a Kratom Extract?

Kratom extract is different from the traditional Kratom powder. Extracts are highly potent, much more so than the kratom powders and should be. They are created through a process designed to physically separate the concentrated alkaloids from the Mitragyna Speciosa into a thick paste that contains a highly concentrated amount of the active agent compound of Kratom: mitragynine. The resulting extracts are highly potent and are up to 15 times stronger than the traditional Kratom powders or kratom leaves. 

Benefits

KRATOMade simplifies kratom. These super flavorful, colorful packets contain a number of additional benefits, as well as the highest quality kratom powder.

Ease of Sizing

One of the main questions many have when delving into kratom is “How much do I use?” KRATOMade takes the guesswork out of sizing. Of course, every individual is different, but instead of purchasing a large quantity of kratom powder, KRATOMade is pre-portioned, so you know exactly how much powder is inside. Each packet contains the equivalent of 4 grams of natural kratom powder. This means that there are two 50mg servings of mitragynine per pouch. Gone are the days of inaccurate measuring or siphoning off powder by hand. Just grab a packet of KRATOMade, pour the stick pack into a 500ml bottle of water or your favorite juice cold or warm, and enjoy. It’s that simple and now you can go anywhere knowing exactly how much you have.

Rate of Absorption

Because KRATOMade is a kratom extract, these packets of powder work effectively in the body. Kratom that is ingested via beverages will travel throughout the body to be absorbed by the bloodstream. This rate of absorption is more prolonged, with the potential for a longer active duration. 

Minimal Prep Time

KRATOMade packets are ideal for those who value efficiency and convenience. They don’t require the same steeping time as teas or kratom powder additives. The extract is specially formulated so that there is no need to heat the substance to activate the mitragynine like other forms of kratom may require. These extracts are ready to go and will deliver the stimulation or relief you have come to enjoy from the experience of high-quality kratom in one potent packet.

Convenient for Travel

KRATOMade extracts are individually packaged making them the perfect travel companion. Now you can reach for a pre-portioned packet and bring the power of kratom with you wherever your busy life or travel schedule takes you. There’s virtually no mess or hassle. Throw a few in your bag and whenever you need relief, reach for KRATOMade and blend it into your favorite beverage for instant gratification.

Finally, Kratom That Tastes Great

Most people are not crazy about the natural, bitter taste of kratom. This can be so strong for some that they are deterred from experiencing all of the benefits that kratom has to offer. KRATOMade fully flavored extracts offer a delicious solution. These potent pouches in a variety of exciting, fun flavors elevate the experience of kratom and can make it far more enjoyable. Plus, you can add KRATOMade to your drink of choice, which means that your flavor options are endless and you can truly customize the way you take your kratom!

KRATOMade Products Available at Blue Diamond Herbs

Blue Diamond is always at the forefront of the Kratom market and is committed to delivering you the best, newest, and highest quality products. We proudly offer a range of KRATOMade extract packets, including the following flavors:

Buy KRATOMade Extracts at Blue Diamond Herbs

If you are ready to experience all of the benefits of kratom in a convenient, pre-portioned, highly potent packet then purchase KRATOMade from Blue Diamond Herbs online. You can select from our range of delicious flavors that finally make drinking kratom fun and enjoyable. Blue Diamond offers the highest quality, most potent Kratom from our verified and trusted partners and brands, so you know that you will always receive the highest quality kratom products on the market. Shop our full inventory online or contact us with questions!

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KRATOMade Kratom

Updated July 2022

The future of kratom has arrived, and it’s called KRATOMade. Thanks to this new fruit-flavored product, kratom has never been more enjoyable. If you don’t find kratom powder or kratom extracts especially appealing, but you’re sick of kratom capsules, this is an awesome option!

Kratom consumers have been asking for a product like this, so we listened. KRATOMade kratom drink mix is now available exclusively at Blue Diamond Herbs. We think this product is about to get extremely popular, so now is the time to learn more about it.

What Is KRATOMade Kratom?

KRATOMade is a kratom drink powder. If you’ve ever seen those little packets you can use to turn your bottle of water into a delicious drink, this is just like that. Well, maybe KRATOMade isn’t exactly like that, because KRATOMade also includes premium kratom extract. Best of all, this kratom drink mix is available in amazing flavors, with 12 more flavors to come. Your options will include all of the following and possibly many more:

  • Blueberry KRATOMade
  • Lemonade KRATOMade
  • Forest Fruits KRATOMade
  • Cherry Pomegranate KRATOMade

With so many mouth-watering natural flavors, it’s easy for just about anyone to find one that will be appealing to them. You might think products that make kratom extract this delightful have to be super sugary or contain a lot of bad ingredients. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by the ingredient list and nutritional information for KRATOMade kratom!

KRATOMade Kratom Ingredients and Nutrition Information

KRATOMade kratom is made with premium ingredients to ensure top quality and unparalleled consistency. The full list of ingredients is as follows:

Bulking agent, Maltodextrin (vegetable starch), natural flavorings, acesulfame (calorie-free sweetener), sucralose (zero calorie artificial sweetener), stevia extract, tricalcium phosphate (anti-caking agent), guar gum, gum acacia, l-ascorbic acid (vitamin C), carrot concentrate for coloring, citric acid (the acid found in citrus fruits), malic acid (commonly found in fruits and wines), kratom extract, trisodium citrate (for tart, salty flavor).

This list of premium ingredients keeps KRATOMade kratom very natural compared to many other similar mixes. It also gives it some great stats as far as the nutrition information. The following nutrition information is for 9 grams (0.317 ounces) of the product:

  • 1 Calorie
  • 0 Grams of Sugars
  • 0 Grams of Fat
  • 0 Grams of Saturated Fat
  • 0 Grams of Carbohydrates
  • 0 Grams of Protein
  • 0 Grams of Salt
  • 8 Milligrams of Vitamin C, which is 8% of the Daily Reference Intake (DRI)

KRATOMade Kratom Benefits

Because this product is made with kratom extract, it is able to offer very high levels of kratom alkaloids without a lot of plant material. This is part of the reason it’s possible for the drink mix to be so delicious. It doesn’t take very much actual kratom material to introduce a lot of alkaloids, which means there are less of those bitter notes from the plant material. It’s also extremely easy to enjoy KRATOMade kratom.

What to Do With KRATOMade Kratom

The recommended instructions for KRATOMade kratom are as follows:

  • Pour all contents into a 500 ml bottle of water or your favorite juice.
  • Shake it up.
  • Enjoy half of the bottle for one standard serving, or enjoy it throughout the day.

It’s as easy as that! Now you have a great-tasting product that gives you complete control over how much you get out at one time. One bottle is equivalent to 10 grams of regular kratom powder, which many might want to divide into two portions that are both equal to 5 grams of normal kratom each. This information should make it relatively easy to get an idea of how many alkaloids you’re getting without having to measure, weigh, or do math with kratom capsules.

KRATOMade Kratom Pricing

As of August 2021, KRATOMade kratom is sold exclusively at Blue Diamond Herbs, but we still go above and beyond to offer it at low prices. The pricing structure is designed to offer a lot of value for a fair cost. We want these high-quality kratom products to be easily accessible to everyone, which is why we have this intense focus on keeping costs low.

The sticks of powder (each of which are regarded as two servings) come in packs of the following sizes and prices:

  • 6 Pack (12 Servings) for $47.94 ($7.99 each)
  • 12 Pack (24 Servings) for $83.88 ($6.99 each)
  • 24 Pack (48 Servings) for $143.76 ($5.99 each)

Where to Buy KRATOMade Kratom Online

For now, KRATOMade kratom is only available at Blue Diamond Herbs. That might not always be the case once this product takes off, but it’s still nice to go straight to the source when it comes to something as important as your kratom. Once you start seeing KRATOMade kratom all over the place, keep in mind that it’s important to buy kratom from a reliable shop.

One of the nice things about KRATOMade Kratom is that it’s packaged by the producer itself. That means there’s little opportunity for the kratom to be tainted or mislabeled in any way. Still, it’s important to buy kratom from a trustworthy retailer no matter which type you’re getting. There are multiple benefits to choosing the right online kratom vendor:

  1. Avoid Fakes – If your kratom doesn’t come in its original packaging, don’t trust it. There’s no good reason for a kratom vendor to take the powder out of the package. As becomes increasingly popular because people love it so much, there may eventually be knock offs or fakes on the market. Avoid them by purchasing from a reliable vendor.
  2. Fresh Kratom – Even if you are getting genuine KRATOMade kratom in its original packaging, the quality may still depend somewhat on the freshness of the product. Reliable online kratom stores to make sure they only sell fresh kratom, not anything that’s been sitting around for a long time.
  3. Fast Shipping – When you’re excited about a great new kratom product like KRATOMade, you probably don’t want to wait weeks for it to arrive. That’s only one of the reasons it’s important to choose a kratom company that offers fast, discreet shipping. The other benefit of fast shipping is that it helps keep the product fresh and in good condition. It isn’t good for kratom to be left in a hot truck or warehouse for a long time during the shipping process.
  4. Fair Prices – Some kratom companies like to overcharge their customers to make more profit from every transaction. The best online kratom stores know that the best way to grow the business is to offer better prices, which attracts new customers and earns repeat business. This is better for the online kratom shop and its customers at the same time.

Here at Blue Diamond Herbs, we have a wide selection of KRATOMade kratom. We have even more flavors coming soon, so you’ll be able to find the exact type that matches your preferences. We also make sure to keep our supply fresh by storing it appropriately and making sure we don’t let it sit around too long. Best of all, we offer low kratom prices and fast shipping. Browse our selection of KRATOMade kratom today to find something that appeals to you! Questions? Call (910) 622-9179

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What is Bali Kratom?

Blue Diamond Herbs Bali Kratom buyer's guide
What You’ll Learn

As you read about Bali kratom, you’ll learn:

  • While some people are very interested in Bali kratom, for the most part, the nuances between this type of kratom will not be very noticeable compared to other types of premium kratom of the same color.
  • Bali kratom is available as red vein kratom, white vein kratom, and green vein kratom.
  • You can find Bali kratom powder, capsules, and extracts.

Origins of Bali Kratom

When most people think of Bali, they think of beautiful beaches and some of the healthiest forests in the world. If you’re a kratom enthusiast, you probably think of Bali kratom as well. Bali kratom is one of the most popular varieties, and it’s easy to see why. Before you can understand the history behind the greatness of Bali kratom, it’s important to learn a thing or two about Bali, the rest of Indonesia, and the tree from which kratom comes in the first place.

The tree from which we get kratom is the Mitragyna Speciosa tree. This tree is from the same family as the coffee tree, and it grows naturally all over Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, where the soil is rich and the rain is plentiful, these trees may grow over 100 feet tall. The leaves are massive, and they’re what eventually become kratom powder. The leaves are harvested by skilled kratom experts who have an eye for quality. Then they’re dried, formed into kratom powder, and prepared to be shipped to the United States (or wherever else they’re going).

Kratom naturally grows to be very healthy in Indonesia (which is where Bali is), and that’s why the overwhelming majority of kratom in the United States comes from Indonesia. While some people believe that Bali kratom originated in Bali itself, most believe the name comes because Bali has historically been used as one of the most important ports for kratom coming from other parts of Indonesia.

Types of Bali Kratom

Like every other type of kratom, you’ll normally find that people talk about Bali kratom by color. Though you can find all kinds of different mixes and blends, the three true types of kratom are as follows:

The same applies to Bali kratom.

Red Vein Bali Kratom

Red vein kratom, on the whole, is perhaps the single most popular type of kratom in the world. Many of our customers say its properties align with what they want when they first become interested in kratom. It is believed to have some of the highest alkaloid levels of any type of kratom.

Green Vein Bali Kratom

Some people say that they find red vein kratom to be too intense. If you tend to agree with that statement, you may be interested in green vein kratom instead. Many people say that, while red kratom is too intense, green Bali kratom is just right. It is something of a middle path as far as the types of kratom.

White Vein Bali Kratom

White vein kratom is becoming extremely popular in its own right. Some people say that even green kratom contains overwhelming alkaloids, so they prefer white vein kratom. White kratom isn’t as common as the other two colors, but it can still be a great fit when only premium leaves are harvested.

Ways to Utilize Kratom

Once the kratom leaves have been harvested and dried, they are typically used in one of three ways. Kratom companies might turn them into any of the following:

  • Kratom Powder is considered the purest form of the plant you can get on this side of the world because it’s nothing more than dried and powdered leaves. Kratom powder is a good choice for people who want the most flexibility regarding how much kratom they measure out and what they do with it.
  • Kratom Capsules – Kratom capsules are generally just gel caps filled with kratom powder. This makes them very similar to kratom powder, with the obvious difference being that everything is pre-measured and divided out. This gives the customer less control over the measuring process, but it maximizes convenience since there is no need to scoop or weigh the kratom powder.
  • Kratom Tinctures – Also known as kratom extracts, these products are becoming popular among those who are very experienced with kratom and want to have highly concentrated forms of the plant. These tinctures contain especially high levels of alkaloids from the kratom plant but with less of the plant material itself. Those who love kratom tinctures say that this ratio of alkaloids to plant material is most efficient for their purposes.

FAQ

Here at Blue Diamond Herbs, an experienced member of our staff will be happy to answer any questions you have as we help you place your order. In the meantime, though, here are some of the most common kratom questions we receive.

What Are the General Advantages of Bali Kratom?

The primary benefit of Bali kratom is its quality. This particular variety of kratom has such an excellent variety within the community that the name denotes a certain level of consistency. Of course, there are always some online kratom stores that will call just about anything Bali kratom with no real regard for what it is, but that isn’t something you have to worry about when you buy kratom online from a reliable source. Once you do that, you can expect kratom to offer something remarkable in terms of quality, purity, and consistency.

What Is the Best Time for Bali Kratom?

Most people say that they find kratom to be comforting, especially compared to the many other types of kratom that aren’t as trustworthy. For that reason, people typically say that they like to buy kratom for nighttime use. This is especially true of red Bali kratom, and people may prefer green or white strains for earlier in the day.

How Long Does the Effect of Kratom Last?

The answer to this question depends on many factors, which is why every kratom enthusiast ultimately has to make their own choices with kratom as they build their relationships with it. Because of the fresh quality of Bali kratom, however, it is generally believed to last a long time relative to some other types of kratom.

What Are the General Side Effects Known From Bali Strain?

There have been stories of kratom powder containing bacteria, heavy metals, and other potentially dangerous side effects. One of the best things about kratom is that it has a reputation for being very pure. That is to say that when you buy kratom online from a reliable vendor, you can be confident that it has been tested and confirmed to contain pure plant material.

Why Choose Blue Diamond Herbs for Kratom

Here at Blue Diamond Herbs, we have a reputation for offering pure, reliable kratom at some of the best prices around. We’re able to earn this reputation by forming productive relationships with Indonesian farmers and taking great pride in the way we serve our customers. Place your order today to see for yourself! Questions? Call (910) 622-9179

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Buyer’s Guide: Red Vein Kratom Origin & Effects

Kratom Leaves

Updated: October 20, 2023

When you shop for kratom online, you will likely hear about the color of its stems and veins. As we discuss these colors, the primary types of kratom are:

These are the true strains of kratom. All other types of kratom are simply custom blends or specific types of one of the three types of kratom powder. For example, gold kratom isn’t its own strain of kratom powder, but it’s normally created by blending red and white vein kratom powder

Of all of these different types of kratom, red vein kratom is generally considered the most desirable. Leaves with red stems and veins are known for having the highest levels of kratom alkaloids. The same key alkaloids are found in some amounts in all of the different types of kratom, but the color of the stems and veins can give you some idea about the more specific chemical makeup of a given leaf. 

Where Does Red Vein Kratom Come From?

Red vein kratom grows anywhere the other types of kratom grow. The Mitragyna Speciosa tree, the leaves of which are dried and ground into kratom powder, grows naturally throughout much of Southeast Asia. You can find this plant growing in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and many surrounding countries.

Most of the kratom in the United States comes from Borneo, especially the South Kalamantarian region. The environment in that part of the world is an excellent fit for the Mitragyna Speciosa tree because the soil is so rich, there’s so much sunlight, and it rains frequently. As a result, Mitragyna Speciosa trees flourish in these rainforests and can grow up to 100 feet tall. Since the trees are so healthy, their leaves also contain excellent alkaloid profiles.

Understanding the Alkaloids in Red Vein Kratom

People become so interested in kratom, especially red vein kratom, because of the alkaloids in the plant that interact with receptors similarly to some pharmaceuticals. Primarily, kratom alkaloids bind to some of the same receptors as anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs like ibuprofen, oxycodone, fentanyl, Tramadol, and anesthesia drugs. Since kratom is a natural product, many people are interested to know if it might help prevent people from turning toward those other pharmaceutical drugs, which are developing a bad reputation here in the United States.

But what are alkaloids, exactly? An alkaloid is a natural organic compound that contains nitrogen and produces a physiological effect on human beings or other animals. Alkaloids can be found in many different plants, including the Mitragyna Speciosa plants from which we gather kratom. Kratom enthusiasts are very interested in the physiological effects of kratom alkaloids. 

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association has even suggested that kratom’s alkaloids can interact with opioid receptors in the human body. Pharmacological researchers published by the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association have suggested that kratom alkaloids act on the mu, delta, and kappa opioid receptors. This is one of the biggest reasons kratom has become so popular in the United States and worldwide. Many scientific researchers and medical professionals are continuing to work hard to study all of the potential effects of kratom.

One thing that’s already been observed is that red kratom seems to have the highest levels of some of the most important alkaloids. Compared to other kratom types, the red vein powder typically has the most intense and interesting alkaloid profiles. This is why so many people say red vein kratom powder is appealing and that it offers them what they’re most looking for when it comes to buying kratom.

Types of Red Vein Kratom

All types of red vein kratom, in general, are highly sought after because of their high levels of alkaloids. Still, there are a few different options within the larger category of red vein kratom, and some customers find that they might prefer a very specific type of red vein kratom. However, the truth is that most of the red kratom in the United States is extremely similar. Since it’s all grown in very similar environments, it ends up with very consistent chemical properties. 

Even though these differences are very small, some people say they can pick up on the subtle nuances between different types of red kratom. Some of our customers like to buy several different types at once to sample different powders and see if they find one more appealing than the others. These small differences might occur because of the specific place kratom grew, when it was harvested, and how it was handled. Some people also like to try a different kratom powder after a while because they’ve gotten too used to their old one. Even switching to a slightly different type of kratom can be different enough to refresh your enjoyment of kratom.

Here at Blue Diamond Herbs, we have six favorite types of red vein kratom.

Red Borneo Kratom

As most kratom comes from Borneo anyway, this is a logical place to start your search. Don’t be alarmed because the name of this kratom doesn’t include lots of buzzwords or marketing lingo. It’s exactly what it sounds like: fresh, premium red kratom from Borneo.

Red Sulawesi Kratom

Red Sulawesi Kratom originally comes from the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Like Borneo kratom, it’s known for offering high quality and consistent alkaloid levels.

Red Horn Sulawesi Kratom

This kratom powder is made from Red Sulawesi kratom leaves with certain characteristics. Specifically, some leaves appear to have small horns. There isn’t a significant difference in the alkaloid levels of these leaves, but some people still love this type.

Red Maeng Da Kratom

Red Maeng Da is likely the most popular kratom globally, largely thanks to its high alkaloid levels. Those who are sensitive enough to notice the slight differences between various types of kratom often say that they feel especially invigorated when they find a good type of Red Maeng Da. Even though “maeng da” has become something of a buzzword in the kratom community, it’s still important to remember that this is largely similar to every other type of red kratom.

The Godfather

This is from our line of custom kratom extracts here at Blue Diamond Herbs. It’s something we come up with ourselves, and we’re extremely proud of it.

Original Bali

This is another very popular type of kratom. It’s said that harvesters choosing plants for a Red Bali harvest only choose especially healthy plants with large leaves. Like the rest of the kratom in the United States, this largely comes from Borneo, but it may have traditionally been shipped through a port in Bali, where it gets its name.

Buy Red Kratom from Blue Diamond Herbs

At Blue Diamond herbs, we pride ourselves on offering a large selection of fresh, consistent, and reliable red vein kratom. Place your order today to find your favorite!

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Green Malay Kratom Effects, Properties, & Origins (Buyer’s Guide)

Kratom Leaves

Updated: October 20, 2023

Once people fall in love with kratom, they normally go looking for the best kratom in the world. As you read research and check different online kratom stores, you’re likely to start noticing that Malay Kratom is in high demand. Kratom enthusiasts are becoming increasingly interested in this type of kratom because it’s known for its purity and its consistent quality.

Malaysia

To put it simply, Malay kratom powder is kratom that originated in Malaysia. Malaysia is a country that occupies part of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo (from where much of the organic kratom in the United States is exported). It’s known for having beautiful rainforests and beaches, and the rainforests in this part of Southeast Asia just so happen to provide the perfect mix of light and water for kratom to grow.

Residents of Malaysia have had a relationship with kratom since ancient times. The environment there is perfect for the Mitragyna Speciosa tree from which we get kratom, so the country is home to many thriving plants that can produce fresh kratom. In ancient times, people looked to this plant as a natural type of herbal remedy. More recently, as people became interested in kratom for refreshment and recreation, people in Malaysia started mixing it with wheat or sugarcane to improve the taste of their kratom tea.

Once the relationship between people and kratom became more recreational in this part of the world, the plant found its way into societal rituals. When people gathered to share joy, it became normal to greet guests with kratom. Since the natural taste of kratom can be so bitter and unappealing to some people, new ways of enjoying the product (such as mixing it with sweeter things) were developed. Mixing kratom in this way is also helpful because Malay kratom has such high levels of alkaloids that some people might find it helpful to dilute the plant material with something else.

Because Malay kratom is so popular now, many members of the kratom community have started referring to it as a strain of kratom. The truth is, though, that Malay kratom isn’t really a unique strain. It still comes from the same type of tree as other kratom, so it isn’t technically considered a different type of plant. That said, the environment in which kratom grows does have a relevant impact on the finished product.

In other words, there truly are differences between Malay kratom powder and other types of kratom. Like with many plants, the environment in which kratom grows changes how it grows. If this is confusing to you, just think about how some people like coffee from Ethiopia, some prefer coffee from Costa Rica, and others prefer coffee from Hawaii or somewhere else. Since coffee and the Mitragyna Speciosa (kratom) tree are in the same family, this comparison can really help you get a better feel for the nuances between the different kratom powders you might find in an online store.

More specifically, there are a few aspects of the environment that help Malay kratom become as desirable as it is:

  • Light – Plants use their leaves to gather energy from light, and that energy helps them carry out their vital processes. You may remember a thing or two about photosynthesis from biology class. In the case of kratom, some of their essential processes also involve the development of kratom alkaloids. 
  • Water – The Mitragyna Speciosa tree is a thirsty plant, and it requires a lot of water to grow. Luckily, there is a lot of consistent rainfall in Malaysia, so these trees have everything they need to grow big and healthy. If you ever visit this stunning part of the world, you’re likely to see Mitragyna Speciosa trees that approach 100 feet tall and produce enormous leaves.
  • Soil – Most plants can’t live on light and moisture alone, so they pull the rest of the nutrients they need out of the soil. The hillsides of Malaysia contain hundreds of different soil varieties, providing a rich and diverse selection of nutrients for these plants to use as they grow and produce leaves. Since the trees are fed so well by their soil, they’re able to produce healthy leaves with excellent alkaloid profiles.
  • Care – The final thing that has a massive impact on the quality of kratom is the way in which it’s handled. Even the hardiest plant material will be affected by the way it’s harvested, dried, processed, and stored. Since people in Malaysia have had a relationship with kratom for many generations, they’re definite experts when it comes to producing a successful harvest. Businesses in the United States also have a fairly developed kratom trade relationship with this part of the world, so it’s relatively easy to ensure that the plant material arrives fresh and pure.

Malaysian Kratom Alkaloids

By the time you’re looking into the best types of kratom, you may already know that kratom alkaloids are the biggest reason people have become so interested in this plant. Kratom is primarily sold for research purposes here in the United States, and the alkaloids contained within kratom powder are definitely the most interesting thing to study. To be considered an alkaloid, a natural organic compound must contain nitrogen, and it also must produce a physiological effect on human beings or other animals. It’s the potential physiological effects of kratom alkaloids that have made the Mitragyna Speciosa tree so appealing to humans for such a long time.

Scientific researchers published by The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association have indicated that kratom alkaloids can interact with opioid receptors in the human body. This is exciting because kratom is a natural product, while most of the other things used to react with opioid receptors are pharmaceutical products like analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs. For example, people might use ibuprofen, fentanyl, anesthesia drugs, or oxycodone to create reactions with the same opioid receptors to which kratom alkaloids can bind.

Many medical community members have started studying the interactions between kratom alkaloids and the human body. The primary reason for this is that there is such an opioid problem in the United States that scientists and policymakers are keen to explore other options.

What are the Types of Malaysian Kratom Powder?

Since the environment in Malaysia is so ideal for natural kratom growth, it’s possible to find just about every color of Mitragyna Speciosa leaves there. Still, most Malaysian Kratom enthusiasts are looking for Green Malay Kratom as opposed to red kratom, white kratom, or blends like gold kratom. Note that the kratom powder itself may actually appear to be more yellow or brown (as is common for dried and powdered plant material). We simply call it green kratom powder because the leaves from which it’s made have green stems and veins.

Where to Buy Malay Kratom Powder?

The best place to buy Green Malay Kratom is likely in an online store outside of Malaysia itself. Shopping online gives you access to businesses with established connections to the best kratom farmers and exporters in the world. When you find a reliable online kratom store like Blue Diamond Herbs, you can expect to find pure, natural, authentic Malay kratom strains.

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The Ultimate Guide to Yellow Kratom

yellow kratom

When you’re done reading our guide to yellow kratom, you’ll learn: 

  • Kratom has been used by people living in Southeast Asia for at least a hundred years. 
  • The origins of yellow kratom are mysterious, but many people believe it results from a special drying process of the three main types of kratom. 
  • People take yellow kratom for many different reasons, but it should be noted there’s currently no scientific proof of its efficacy. 

If you pay attention to health trends, you’ve likely heard of kratom. If you don’t, though, you may be surprised to find out how many people consume kratom as part of their daily supplement regimen.  

However, kratom has become increasingly popular as consumer reports have spread. As its use grows, there is also a growing vacuum of information as people are unsure as to what specifically this new supplement is, what it does, and where to find the highest quality selection of the product. To make things easier, we’ve created several guides to help you uncover which kratom strain may be best for you. 

This guide will tackle yellow kratom. We’ll dive into what separates yellow kratom from other forms, as well as the reasons people typically take yellow kratom. 

What is Kratom? 

Kratom is an evergreen tree most commonly found in Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. The plant belongs to the coffee family, which may explain some of the supposed stimulating effects on the body. 

Kratom’s played a role in the Southeast Asia region for at least 100 years and perhaps much longer than that. The plant was also utilized in religious ceremonies and as a potential herbal remedy. Consumers would eat freshly plucked leaves straight from the kratom tree or dry and grind the leaves into a fine powder that could be steeped in water like tea. Laborers during this period often used kratom to improve stamina and decrease the feeling of tiredness. 

Recently, though, the dried leaves have expanded in popularity and spread westward. Many people take kratom as an herbal supplement. It’s also become increasingly common for recreational use or to help those experiencing opioid withdrawal. It should be noted, though, that there are no confirmed scientific studies that demonstrate kratom’s efficacy when it comes to matters of health. 

What is Yellow Kratom? 

There are generally thought to be three types of kratom, which are differentiated by the color of the leaves’ veins when the kratom is harvested for us. These colors are green, red, and white. The names of kratom strains also often include the country from where that specific kratom plant originates. For instance, you may encounter Red Bali kratom. 

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed that we didn’t include yellow kratom in the above list of the three main types. That’s because yellow kratom is a rare form of kratom that is the product of specific processing of red kratom strains. Only green, red, and white kratom, though, occur naturally. 

Red kratom tends to turn yellow when it’s left to dry for a longer-than-typical period; yellow Sulawesi is Red Horn Sulawesi that has been fermented and dried. Green and white kratom, which are usually dried inside, can also turn a yellowish color if left to dry outside. 

Why Do People Take Yellow Kratom? 

There is a significant lack of scientific study into the effects of yellow kratom. This makes it difficult to make any claims as to how kratom can actually affect the body. However, due to the popularity of yellow kratom, there is quite a bit of anecdotal reporting that helps uncover why people take the herbal supplement. 

Each type of kratom is thought to affect the body differently. These effects can also change as dosages go up or down. Since yellow kratom could be the result of a special drying process for green, red, or white kratom or even a combination of all three types, it becomes even more difficult to predict how any individual may feel when they consume yellow kratom. 

Generally, though, people who take yellow kratom report feeling increased stimulation and stamina. This has helped them with focus, concentration, and alertness. After taking yellow kratom, some have also stated they felt diminished pain. Again, though, there is no scientific proof backing these claims. So, we have to rely on the reports of those who’ve taken yellow kratom. 

People take yellow kratom for different reasons than they do for green, red, or white kratom. White kratom, for instance, is often said to have an impact like taking a strong cup of coffee. Green kratom can be described as having milder effects than yellow kratom. Of the three types of kratom, red is usually the most directly comparable to yellow. 

What Are the Different Strains of Yellow Kratom? 

There are several strains of yellow kratom. Their differences are mostly geographical, and their names indicate the country the kratom plant originated from: 

  • Yellow Bali Kratom 
  • Yellow Borneo Kratom 
  • Yellow Malay Kratom 
  • Yellow Sumatra Kratom 
  • Yellow Vietnam Kratom 

The impact of these different strains tends to be the same. So, you likely won’t need to be too concerned over which strain you purchase. However, it’s generally best to purchase from sustainable suppliers that contribute to the local community and economy in which the plants are grown and their leaves harvested. 

Is Kratom Safe? 

This can be a difficult question to answer. There are strategies, though, to best ensure you’re purchasing high-quality kratom from a reputable vendor. 

It should be noted that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that no one use kratom for any reason. Their concern is that using kratom can create the risk of “addiction, abuse, and dependence.” While they are still evaluating all scientific information on the effects of kratom, they currently offer no approved uses for the herbal supplement. 

It’s also important to note that some people report negative effects after taking yellow kratom. Headaches, nausea (including vomiting), high blood pressure, and mood changes have all been reported by those taking yellow kratom. However, many people experience these effects after taking an especially high dose of the supplement. For that reason, it’s always best to start at a low dosage. 

When purchasing kratom, you should do so from a reputable vendor like Blue Diamond Herbs. Reputable vendors will only carry high-quality kratom and will note any additional herbs included in their products.  

You should also be able to easily find laboratory reports done by independent researchers. These third-party lab reports will list the type of test run, the date it was run, and the test results. 

Where is the Best Kratom Selection Online? 

When it comes to purchasing yellow kratom, there’s no better place than Blue Diamond Herbs. We offer only the highest quality kratom. We’re a customer-first company, so we’ll always put their needs above all else. Browse our product selection today, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

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Borneo Kratom: Effects, Strains, Dosage, & More

Borneo Kratom Buyers Guide

Updated: February 15, 2024

Borneo kratom is one of the most popular types of kratom powder globally and with good reason. This particular type of kratom is in such high demand that many people think of it as its own kratom strain. There are definitely some qualities of Borneo kratom that stand out, but the truth is that there are actually only three true strains of kratom. The different kratom strains are as follows:

  1. Green Vein Kratom
  2. Red Vein Kratom
  3. White Vein Kratom

You can find Borneo kratom within any of those strains. In fact, most kratom in the United States is Borneo kratom since 95% of all kratom in this country comes from the South Kalimantarian region in Borneo. For that reason, many of the types of kratom powder are very similar to each other. Subtle differences can occur because of specifically where the tree grows, how it’s harvested, and how it’s handled before the kratom is shipped to your door.

The soil on the island of Borneo is terrific for kratom because it’s very fertile. It also receives plenty of water and sunshine, which helps the mitragyna speciosa trees from which we get kratom to grow to be astonishingly tall. Borneo is also inhabited by farmers, organic kratom harvesters, and businesses that have a lot of experience identifying and exporting the best kratom possible.

The combination of all of these things makes Borneo one of the best places in the world to grow kratom. The mitragyna speciosa trees grow tall and strong here, which leads to kratom powder with desirable alkaloid profiles. To fully understand what makes the kratom from these rainforests so special, you have to learn a little bit about alkaloids first.

What are the Alkaloids in Borneo Kratom?

Kratom powder is sold for educational purposes here in the United States so people can learn more about the leaves from the mitragyna speciosa tree. Most people who buy kratom online are primarily interested in learning about the alkaloids in these plants.

Alkaloids are completely natural components of plants, and they are known or believed to produce physiological effects in human beings or other animals. An organic compound cannot be considered an alkaloid unless it’s known or believed to produce physiological effects.

As we learn more about the potential effects of kratom alkaloids, it’s becoming more apparent why so many people have become interested in kratom in the first place. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association released information from researchers who have a lot to say about kratom alkaloids’ potential effects. Perhaps most importantly, they found that the alkaloids in kratom can interact with various opioid receptors in the human body.

Kratom advocates, including many members of the scientific community, are hopeful that these natural alkaloids may be able to perform some of the same functions as analgesic drugs and anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical drugs. Examples of such drugs include fentanyl, ibuprofen, oxycodone, tramadol, and a variety of anesthesia medications. Since some of those drugs are potentially dangerous and have been linked to addiction problems here in the United States, kratom advocates are hopeful that kratom powder will offer a natural alternative.

Most of the research about kratom has been primarily focused on two alkaloids: mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. These two organic compounds are the main reasons kratom has become such a hot topic of conversation in the health community and even on political agendas. Kratom always seems to contain more mitragynine than 7-hydroxymitragynine, though both alkaloids are present in each of the various types of kratom powder. There are also many other compounds found in kratom, but these two alkaloids are believed to be the most important by far.

As the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association’s research indicates, mitragynine interacts with delta-opioid receptors, kappa-opioid receptors, and mu-opioid receptors in the human body. For this reason, there has been a lot of attention given to the mitragynine alkaloid throughout the years.

As time goes on, though, we’re starting to learn that 7-hydroxymitragynine might actually be the most important alkaloid in kratom. The American Osteopathic Organization also published information within the same study above to state that 7-hydroxymitragynine has a “13- and 46-fold higher potency than morphine and mitragynine, respectively.” Given the interests of the kratom community here in the United States, this is a massive revelation.

The biological structure of 7-hydroxymitragynine may also allow it to bind especially quickly with chemical receivers in the human body. Between the quick binding and the potency reported by the Journal of the American Osteopathic Organization, this alkaloid is important to those advocating for legal kratom here in the United States. The pushback of kratom advocates throughout the years has prevented the DEA from starting a kratom prohibition, but it’s important to keep advocating for kratom until we can see the results of additional studies.

What are the types of Borneo Kratom?

Borneo kratom is highly respected within the kratom community because it’s believed to offer some of the best alkaloid profiles of all different kratom types. Many people consider it to be the best type of kratom, which is excellent since the overwhelming majority of our kratom does, in fact, come from Borneo.

All three of the true strains of kratom grow on the island of Borneo, too, which means you can buy Borneo kratom online whether you want red vein kratom, white vein kratom, or green vein kratom. The color of the leaf from the mitragyna speciosa tree can tell you a lot about the levels of alkaloids it contains, which is why we categorize kratom powder by color.

Most notably, red vein kratom powder is said to contain the highest levels of 7-hydroxymitragynine. White vein kratom powder typically contains the lowest levels of 7-hydroxymitragynine, while green vein kratom powder is right in the middle. Some people choose red vein kratom because their expectations of kratom lead them to choose the strain with the most 7-hydroxymitragynine possible.

Other people say the alkaloid profile of red vein kratom is too much for them, which is why they choose other strains. Many people choose to buy a few different types of kratom at first until they can decide which type of alkaloid profile is most interesting to them. No matter which strain you choose, you can expect it to contain more mitragynine than it does 7-hydroxymitragynine. Still, some people find it helpful to learn about the differences between kratom strains so they know what to expect.

Red Borneo Kratom

Red Borneo Kratom is the most popular type of kratom because most people say it gives them the type of kratom experience that made them interested in the plant in the first place.

Green Borneo Kratom

This type of kratom is often considered to be in between red and white kratom.

White Vein Kratom

Some say the aroma of this plant is mild, so they choose it for daytime education.

Buy Kratom Online

Here at Blue Diamond Herbs, we pride ourselves on finding the best kratom from Borneo. Place your order of Borneo kratom powder today, and we’ll mail it to you directly. Check our selection to learn more! Questions? Call (910) 622-9179

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