Kratom has become increasingly popular due to its exceptional benefits, particularly as a natural wellness dietary supplement. One question that all kratom beginners find challenging to answer is how much kratom they should take. In this blog, we provide you with the necessary information to determine your ideal serving size.
Factors to Consider for Kratom Serving Size
Due to the distinct alkaloid compositions of kratom leaves, the effects can vary with each use. It is crucial to prioritize safety by choosing only lab-tested high-quality kratom for consumption and measuring serving sizes based on the Mitragynine percentage in the kratom powder. Now, let’s delve into the key factors to consider when using kratom.
Body weight and metabolism
Due to individual biochemistry, the effects of kratom vary from person to person. Depending on your body weight, the serving size may need slight adjustments. Higher body weight may require a higher serving size for the same effects. If you have an active metabolism, the effects may relatively be quicker. On an empty stomach, the effects can be even stronger.
The effects of kratom may not be felt as expected if you have a high tolerance level. High tolerance levels can be due to regular use of kratom. As a kratom beginner, you should assume a lower tolerance level for yourself when taking your first serving and start with less. To reset your tolerance level, try taking a break from kratom for a few days, or gradually lower your serving size each time you take kratom.
The unique alkaloid profile of kratom gives it a range of benefits from stimulating and uplifting to deeply relaxing effects. Lower kratom serving sizes are known for energizing effects while higher serving sizes are known for soothing relaxation. Depending on your desired effects you might want to dial up or dial down your serving sizes.
Not all kratom is equal and the alkaloid profile can vary in strains and different batches of the same strain. This natural variation can also affect the density of the kratom powder. The higher the alkaloid percentage or the density of the kratom powder, the less you have to take.
At Super Speciosa, we separate and grade high-quality kratom based on batches and lab-tested alkaloid profiles. Our Signature Reserve is guaranteed the highest Mitragynine percentage. The Maeng Da’s are the next highest, followed by the milder Bali, Green Malay, and White Thai strains.
This provides our customers with more consistency and a clearer understanding of what they are purchasing. For more information, read the truth about kratom strains.
Weighing your kratom powder vs. using a measuring spoon
Weighing your kratom powder is the best way to measure your serving sizes. As the kratom powder can vary in its density, using a spoon to determine the amount of kratom may not be precise. In this case, a digital scale is recommended. For consumers without a digital scale, 1 teaspoon roughly equals 2.4 grams of kratom powder. To get yourself an adjustable measuring spoon, check out our Super Scooper.
General Kratom Serving Size Guidelines
Super Speciosa’s recommended serving is 2.4 grams of kratom powder per serving. This is roughly equal to 1 teaspoon, 5 kratom capsules, or 8 kratom tablets. This is a moderate serving size for both beginners and experienced kratom consumers. Depending on whether you want stimulating or relaxing effects, the serving size can be lowered or increased.
How often should I take kratom? We recommend that you do not take more than two serving sizes within 24 hours. A second serving size should only be taken once the prior effects can no longer be felt.
We have made it simple for you to figure out the amount of mitragynine in your serving! Just look for the mitragynine percentage on the bag or bottle of our products. Find the percentage and enter it into the first box. After that, enter the serving size in grams.
What’s the Best Kratom Serving Size for Me?
When determining the sweet spot for yourself, trial and error is the best approach. Start with a low serving size and observe the effects of kratom. Do they feel just right for your desired effects or milder? Make sure your body has taken the kratom well and has not caused any adverse effects.
Taking medical guidance from a healthcare professional is always recommended before first-time kratom consumption. Once you are sure kratom is good for your body, you can adjust the serving size for yourself for stronger or milder effects.
Remember not to exceed your serving size too much as heavy use of kratom can lead to unintended side effects such as nausea, drowsiness, constipation, itchiness, headache, frequent urination, or weight loss. Super Speciosa also doesn’t recommend kratom use as a medication for opioid withdrawal symptoms or chronic pain relief.
What to do if the kratom is not as effective as before?
When you feel kratom is no longer having the same effects, it is most likely that you have developed a tolerance. In this case, taking a tolerance break for a few days is recommended. Some kratom consumers also like to reduce their serving size known as tapering to restore the effects of kratom. Another alternative is to try a different strain to switch things up a little. This can also help make your kratom experience enjoyable.
Super Speciosa’s Products
Super Speciosa is a premium kratom vendor offering the best quality kratom in the market. All of our products made in our facility follow strict quality control guidelines. We are proud to be one of the first companies to be certified in the American Kratom Association’s GMP Standards Program. Our strains of kratom are available in various types of kratom products:
- Kratom Capsules: Tasteless capsules, each containing 500 milligrams of kratom powder.
- Kratom Powder: Ground Mitragyna speciosa leaves, versatile in consumption and popular among all kratom consumers.
- Kratom Tablets: Pressed kratom powder tablets, made for extra convenience and on-the-go use. Each tablet weighs 300 milligrams.
- Kratom Gummies: Tasty gummies infused with Mitragynine for a delightful treat. Each gummy contains 15mg of Mitragynine.
- Flavored Kratom Powder: Flavorful kratom powder options are made for a bitter-free taste.
- Kratom Tea & Blends: Crushed kratom leaves come in individual pouches, with some varieties including other herbs such as chamomile to enhance the kratom experience. Each tea bag has 4 grams of crushed kratom leaf.
- Kratom Extracts: Kratom tinctures and liquid extracts are highly concentrated forms of kratom that are made by extracting active compounds such as Mitragynine from the leaves.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kratom Powder?
Kratom or ketum is a natural botanical also called Mitragyna Speciosa, and is available as a dietary supplement to enhance the daily functioning of the human mind and body. Natives of Southeast Asia in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand have been known to use this herb for centuries to fight physical and mental fatigue. Traditionally, kratom leaves were chewed or brewed to make kratom tea.
Some of the benefits of kratom include improved well-being, an energy boost, a positive outlook, and deep relaxation. Kratom powder is a pulverized form of kratom leaves. Learn all about kratom powder.
How do I measure kratom powder accurately?
First, determine the exact Mitragynine content of the kratom batch, and then use a digital scale to measure the kratom powder precisely.
Can I mix kratom powder with other substances?
No. Consuming kratom with other substances can be potentially dangerous or cause unintended side effects. If you are on medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider for medical guidance.
What if I accidentally take too much kratom powder?
Although kratom overdose is very less likely if consumed without any other substances, there may be potential side effects such as nausea or drowsiness. If you feel any adverse effects, consult a medical professional immediately.
Should I start with a lower serving size if I’m a first-time kratom consumer?
Yes. If this is your first time taking kratom, take a small amount and see how your body responds to kratom and if the effects are desirable for your needs.
Can I adjust my kratom serving size over time?
Yes. You can adjust your kratom serving size over time but it should not exceed the recommended serving size of kratom which is 2.4 grams per serving.
What kratom strain is best for energy?
Green vein and white-veined kratom strains such as Green Maeng Da, Green Malay, Green Bali Kratom, and White Thai are the top strains for stimulating effects and increasing energy levels throughout the day for maximum productivity. Learn more about all Super Sepciosa strains for energy.
What kratom strain is best for relaxation?
Red vein kratom strains such as Red Maeng Da, Red Bali, and Red Borneo are especially recommended for soothing calmness and deep relaxation. Learn more about Super Speciosa’s top strains for relaxation and sleep.
Where can I buy the best kratom?
You can buy kratom online or from kratom shops, health food stores, and convenience stores. Super Speciosa is one of the best kratom vendors to purchase premium kratom online. We’ve helped over 500,000 customers and have thousands of positive reviews like this one.
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Is Kratom Safe?
Kratom is considered safe when taken responsibly and consumed within recommended serving sizes. It is also important to avoid combining kratom with other medications or substances.
Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not yet approved kratom as a dietary supplement, we at Super Speciosa make sure all of our products go through FDA standards for food and dietary supplements to ensure our products are safe for consumption. Learn more about the safety of kratom and explore research, legislation, and protocols in our blog: Is Kratom Safe?