Question - Kratom is a plant indigenous to Southeast Asia. This plant has traditionally been used to treat a variety of ailments including fever, cough, hypertension, diabetes, pain and anxiety as well as for deworming and as an appetite suppressant. What are the common modes of ingesting Kratom?
Answer - The cited reference notes “There are several modes of ingesting kratom; the leaves can be smoked, chewed, brewed into herbal tea, or used together with coffee or sweet beverages.“ (Singh D et al. Changing trends in the use of Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) in Southeast Asia. 2017 Hum Psychopharmacol Clin Exp 32:e2582)