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I Don't Get Valuable Insights From This
Kratom
by A_Citizen
Citation:   A_Citizen. "I Don't Get Valuable Insights From This: An Experience with Kratom (exp110470)". Erowid.org. Apr 29, 2018. erowid.org/exp/110470

 
DOSE:
  repeated oral Kratom


Kratom

I used kratom for about 12 months in total, divided into two periods. First time I used it for about 10 months some 4 years ago, and now it's been 2 months since I'm on it. I tried multiple strains, but settled on Maeng Da and Green Maley. The plant is a good way to enhance my mood, but it has an artificial feeling to it. It doesn't facilitate any kind of useful thought, so I don't get valuable insights from this. It's relaxing, and can make me lazier than weed. Because the uplifting sensation feels artificial, I might get some guilt associated with taking kratom too often and for too long, just like the one I get from watching porn. There is also the issue of addtictiveness. It's not as bad as real opioids, but I do get much more easily irritated after I stop using it. If I only take it occasionally, I avoid many of these issues. My experience is that I'm not more interesting to other people when I'm on kratom, but quite the contrary. The bottom line I guess would be that kratom is one of those selfish pleasure inducing drugs.

Exp Year: 2017ExpID: 110470
Gender: Not Specified 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Apr 29, 2018Views: 958
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Kratom (203) : General (1), Retrospective / Summary (11), Addiction & Habituation (10), Hangover / Days After (46), Not Applicable (38)

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