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Maeng Da Kratom: Taking A Closer Look

By Jacob / June 17, 2022 / 0 Comments

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

By Jacob / May 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

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?

By Jacob / April 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

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

By Jacob / April 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

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

By Jacob / April 5, 2022 / 0 Comments

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?

By Jacob / March 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

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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