Question - How is the substance known as kratom actually used?
Answer - According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Most people take kratom as a pill, capsule, or extract. Some people chew kratom leaves or brew the dried or powdered leaves as a tea. Sometimes the leaves are smoked or eaten in food.(https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/kratom; accessed November 2019)