How Much Kratom to Take: Kratom Serving Size Guide for Powder, Extract, and More.

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How Much Kratom to Take

Being well-informed is the first step you can take in your kratom journey. Stick with us as we guide you through everything you need to know before your first kratom serving.

Beginner’s Guide to Kratom

Beginners are often unsure after finding mixed reviews of kratom as they search their way through Google. Learning about kratom shouldn’t be this hard. Let’s first get up to speed on what kratom is and how it can serve your wellness needs.

What is Kratom?

Kratom is a tropical evergreen tree, found in the wild rainforests of Southeast Asia. 

The natives living in Malaysia, Sumatra, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Thailand are known to have been taking kratom as a natural supplement for centuries.

This is because small amounts of kratom can feel as stimulating as coffee. In fact, Mitragyna speciosa (kratom) belongs to the same coffee plant family.

It works similarly; nitrogen-rich compounds i.e. alkaloids bind to our brain receptors and induce positive feelings, happy mood, and physical calm. 

Benefits of Kratom

Having served over 100k kratom customers, our reviews are a verified source of information for us on kratom’s real effects and use cases.

Many of our customers love the energy boost kratom provides, especially the green and white vein strains (see more on strains below). Kratom also increases concentration and focus spans.

A large serving of kratom can also induce deeply calming effects. It eases mental stress and alleviates physical discomforts while aiding peaceful sleep. As a social lubricant, it helps you feel comfortable and confident in social situations.

Potential Side Effects

Like all other stimulants like coffee or energy drinks, excessive use can produce uncomfortable effects. In kratom’s case, these side effects include nausea, drowsiness, constipation, itchiness, headache, frequent urination, or weight loss. Kratom may be habit-forming when taken in large amounts.

Reading these side effects all at once feels overwhelming for first-time users. Don’t be too concerned as responsible use of kratom is generally safe and has been well-reported by many consumers.

How Much Kratom Should I Take? The Complete Kratom Serving Size Guide

How Much Kratom to Take the First Time

As with any first-time experience, it’s always good to dip your toes first rather than diving straight in. As a rule of thumb, testing a small amount for your first experience is the safest choice. 

For example, if you are looking for caffeine alternatives, a stimulating small serving should be enough to gauge if kratom is good for you. A small serving can also boost energy levels needed for gym workouts, hikes, or, physically intensive activities.

A small serving ranges from 0.5-1.0 grams of kratom powder, 2-3 regular kratom capsules, or one-half of 35 mg extra strength gummy.

How Much Kratom to Take for Physical Relief

Some consumers turn to kratom to ease physical tension and discomfort. Larger servings of kratom are surely effective in inducing deep calm and relaxation. One relatively large serving of kratom ranges between 2-2.4 grams of kratom powder.

How Much Kratom to Take for Creativity and Productivity

Kratom is a great choice for increasing productivity and creative output. You can tackle any work that requires long hours of concentrated focus and attention. For longer concentration spans, finding the sweet spot of your kratom experience is essential. This can range between a medium to large serving size i.e. 1.0-2.4 grams of kratom powder.

This sweet spot can be described as releasing all mental and body tension – like stress melting away. As positive feelings take over and improve your mood, you will be in a perfect mental state to work without interruption and distraction. 

How Much Kratom is Too Much?

Any serving size that exceeds our recommended 2.4 grams is too much for regular use. While a slightly larger serving may suit you depending on other factors, never double your regular serving size. Any considerable increase may backfire. Remember that smaller servings are energizing, while larger servings are relaxing.

Serving Sizes for Different Forms: Kratom Powder vs Extract

For a balanced experience, Super Speciosa recommends a serving size of 2.4 grams of kratom powder, roughly equivalent to 1 teaspoon. 

For other natural forms, this serving equals 5 kratom capsules, 1-2 tea bags, and 8 tablets.

For kratom extract products, two capsules of soft gels, or one 35-mg extra-strength kratom gummy equals one serving. In fact, one gummy equals 2.33g of kratom powder with 1.5% mit concentration. 

Similarly, with the 1ml dropper, three droppers equal one serving for kratom tinctures.

Check out our detailed serving size guide for each Super Speciosa product.

Adjusting Kratom Servings by Tolerance

Habitual use of kratom can build up a tolerance level. 

Tolerance level may not concern beginners. However, individual tolerance levels still differ and can be tested with early kratom experiences.

Regular users can either switch up strains or take a tolerance break to reset their natural resistance to kratom. Tolerance levels can also be higher for people with heavy use of other substances in the past.

Fine-tuning Kratom Serving Size by Strain

The strain strength of any kratom batch depends on its alkaloid profile. An alkaloid profile is the concentration of various alkaloids found in kratom. This alkaloid profile can only be found with thorough lab testing. This is why Super Speciosa products label a QR code directly linked to the lab report.

We also pre-categorize our strains depending on the mitragynine percentage. Our Signature Reserve is guaranteed to have the highest mitragynine percentage of above 1.5%. The Maeng Da’s are the next highest with mit levels ranging between 1.3-1.5%. Followed by the milder Bali, Green Malay, and White Thai strains which usually hover just above 1.0%.

This helps us maintain consistency in our product performance. And for you to have a clear understanding of our products. For more information, read the truth about kratom strains.

The 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. Calculate the exact Mitragynine content in your serving size.

Age and Body Composition Factors

As individual biochemistry differs, the effects can vary. Higher body weight requires a larger serving size for the same effects as a regular serving. Active metabolism can also quicken the effects. The effects can also be more pronounced and stronger on an empty stomach.

Beyond Your Kratom Serving Size, Here Are a Few Other Things to Consider to Reap the Full Benefits of Kratom

The Kratom Quality Itself

Quality is everything when it comes to kratom. This is why our cGMP processes adhere to strict documentation, lab testing, and manufacturing procedures.

Super Speciosa’s transparency is unmatched, providing you with detailed batch numbers and precise lab test reports for the product you hold.

We follow industry guidelines for contaminants, alkaloids, and heavy metals, including those from the American Herbal Products Association and NSF.

As always, the AKA GMP-Qualified seal of approval represents our commitment to industry standard safety practices in production and packaging.

Timing and Frequency

To stay safe, limit intake to two servings within 24 hours. If considering a second serving, wait until the effects of the first wear off completely. Here’s our full guide on how often you can take kratom.

Method of Consumption

There are many forms and types of kratom products available in the market today.

Super Speciosa kratom powder products: regular kratom powder, flavored kratom powder, kratom tablets, kratom tea bags, and kratom capsules.

Super Speciosa kratom extract products: kratom shots, kratom gummies, and kratom liquid.

Lifestyle Considerations

Knowing your preferences and desired effects makes things a lot easier to navigate the wide variety of kratom products. There are 3 main benefit categories you can browse depending on your needs:

  1. Energy
  2. Relaxation
  3. Body and Mind

Simplify Your Kratom Serving With Our Expertly Formulated Products!

Here’s a list of beginner-friendly products to get started with kratom today:

Wrapping Up Our Kratom Serving Size Guide

To sum up, always start with a small serving size as a kratom beginner. Do not take more than two kratom servings within 24 hours and make sure to follow the label directions for safe and responsible usage.

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