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Why Isn’t Kratom On Social Media? Answers From Kraken!

September 8, 2022

If you have a favorite local shop that stocks Kratom or a trusted brand you buy from online, you may have noticed that they don’t have a significant social media presence. Despite social media being one of the most popular ways to connect with and find customers, many Kratom businesses refrain – or are restricted – from using these platforms.

Why isn’t Kratom found on social media much, and what do laws and regulations have to do with this restriction?

Today, we’ll explain more about how Kratom businesses are limited in advertising, publishing, and posting on social media. Find out why what we say is tightly controlled and what you can take away from this knowledge.

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A Closer Look At Liquid Kratom & Other Extracts From Kraken

July 12, 2022

You already know about Kratom and the many products that people love. Its natural benefits have been a big hit with people around the world, and its popularity doesn’t seem like it will be cooling off anytime soon.

With this popularity comes the expansion of Kratom products and the broader availability of products you may not have previously come across. For example, many people are just now discovering liquid Kratom shots. What are these tiny bottles of liquid, and why do so many people love them?

In this blog post, we will take a closer look at this particular subtype of Kratom extract. Find out what liquid shots are, how they are used, and what’s inside that little bottle. Knowing more about these drinks will help you determine if it’s something you’d be interested in trying.

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Maeng Da Kratom: Taking A Closer Look

June 17, 2022

Are you a big fan of Kratom? Have you ever tried a Maeng Da strain before? Among the many types of Kratom that there are on the market today, Maeng Da is one of the most well-known strains. In fact, you’ve probably even seen the several different strains we sell here at Kraken.

But, what is it about this strain that makes it unique, and why do so many people seem to swear by it?

Today, we’re going to take a deep dive into Maeng Da Kratom and look at what makes this strain so popular. Then, we’ll talk about the different varieties of Maeng Da you can find here at Kraken and why we think you should give them a try.

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Unique Teas: Five Outside-the-Box Teas To Try

May 26, 2022

Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages globally, but many people don’t realize the wide variety of tea types they’re missing out on. Many outside-the-box teas make for unique additions to your brewing routine. These beverages, sometimes called tisanes, aren’t made from tea per se but are infused in similar ways.

To new Kratom explorers, Kratom tea is one of the most novel botanical teas on the market. However, it’s not the only one! Today, we’ll be covering five unique herbal infusions, including Kratom tea, that people enjoy as plant-based additions to their daily routines. Find out more about these teas and which ones might be interesting to you.

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Ask Kraken: What is Nano Kratom?

April 25, 2022

Compared to many botanical industries, the Kratom industry in the US is still gaining its foothold. Many vendors (including us), are enthusiastically expanding their offerings to expand the possibilities and meet the needs of their customer base.

One product that we’ve been getting an increasing number of questions about is Nano Kratom. As an emerging type of product, many Kratom fans are unfamiliar with this unique type of product. Because of the huge number of different products being released, it can be easy to confuse Nano Kratom with other products.

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Alkaloids: An Essential Component Of The Kratom Plant

April 12, 2022

Everything that we eat, drink, and otherwise ingest is made up of dozens or hundreds of different compounds that come together to create a specific item. One of those naturally occurring organic compounds that aren’t often covered in great detail is an alkaloid.

Alkaloids are present in many different foods, drinks, and medicines, but that doesn’t mean that this category is familiar to the everyday person. Each of these alkaloids has its own set of effects and uses, so it is common for each alkaloid to be known by its specific name rather than as an alkaloid.

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Understanding Kratom Lab Results

April 5, 2022

Reputable Kratom vendors talk about their lab-accredited testing and why their product is high-quality because they do third-party testing. It’s great that having high-quality Kratom is becoming an essential part of the industry, but what exactly is it being tested for? What do lab results say, and why do the findings matter to you?

Kratom consumers aren’t always fully aware of what is being tested for when a lab test is done. Today, we’ll be sharing more information to help you understand Kratom lab results. Learn what we test for, why we test for it, and what you should review if you ever look at certificate of analysis.

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Oregon Passes KCPA For 2nd Time: What’s Next?

March 28, 2022

For the last several years, Kratom advocacy organizations have been working together to establish Kratom Consumer Protection laws at the state level. The goal of creating a network of these regulatory acts is to ensure the industry’s safety while also providing legal protections to Kratom consumers, vendors, and suppliers.

Sometimes, however, things don’t go exactly as expected. Last year, the Oregon governor vetoed a KCPA bill that was almost unanimously approved by both chambers of the legislature.

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Warm Up This Winter With A Cup Of Kratom Tea

February 28, 2022

Ask any true Kratom connoisseur what their preferred method of enjoyment is, and almost universally you’ll hear back, “Brewing tea.”

For as long as humans have been enjoying hot beverages, we’ve been experimenting with different teas. From black tea to green tea and everything in between, if it grows on a leaf, humans have tried to brew it into tea. 

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Finding Authentic Kratom – Tips From The Kraken

December 20, 2021

Kratom lovers across the country source their kratom from a variety of vendors, but how can you be sure that your kratom is authentic and high-quality?

With an industry as new as the modern kratom market, it can be hard to understand exactly how to find legitimate kratom. Which vendors should you buy from? How can you choose between them? What should you be looking for when picking kratom?

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KCPA (Kratom Consumer Protection Act) Update:

December 6, 2021

Every year, the legal status of kratom changes as new laws and ordinances are passed regarding how it can and cannot be sold in the US. Each state has its own rules on this subject, and that is why there are some states where kratom is regulated and protected while it is completely illegal to sell or use in a few other states.

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What Does “Organic” Mean On Kratom Products?

November 16, 2021

We’ve all been shopping in a grocery store and seen the organic section for fruits and vegetables. Often, this leaves you wondering if you should be buying from that aisle even though it is often priced higher.

These days, kratom fans are seeing organic and fair trade labels pop up on kratom products more and more. Why are these labels showing up, and what do they even mean? Seeing these labels on kratom can be confusing for a number of reasons.

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