Vaping is consistently rising in popularity as a safer, healthier alternative to smoking. Vaping culture is the new trend among the youth, especially in countries like the US. Vaping acts via various mediums of e-cigarettes, vape mods, and dry herb vaporizers.
Kratom is a natural herb that has proven medical benefits. People traditionally used Kratom as an effective medicine for hundreds of years. However, for the present, the question that arises is if we can vape Kratom juice. Is vaping Kratom healthier than other methods of consumption? Let’s find out!
Origin and Uses of Kratom
Kratom is a native tropical plant of Indonesia, belonging to the group of Mitragyna speciosa. It is also widespread in Thailand, New Guinea, Malaysia, and other parts of South-East Asia.
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This herb contains potent alkaloids that have psychotropic properties. It is a popular natural remedy for anxiety, chronic pain, and depression. The chief compounds of this plant are mitragynine and 7 hydroxymitragynine, particularly effective in analgesic effects. The anti-inflammation is more potent than morphine. It lowers the corticosterone levels in mice, which is associated with its anti-depressant effects. It also stimulates sexual energy, enhances our mood, thus stabilizing our mental state.
Vaping is the latest method of consuming Kratom. The herb is arguably the most popular as Kratom tea. People brew the dried leaves or add powders of the extract into the boiling water. Encapsulated Kratom is also available in the markets. Another popular way of consuming Kratom is the toss and wash.
Vaping Kratom in Herbal Vaporizers and E-Cigarettes
If you want to consume Kratom by vaping, there are two ways.
Herbal vaporizers have been in use for years. The vaporizers heat the plant material at a specific temperature, and vapers inhale the vapor that comes out. As the plant heats at a lower temperature, the vapor does not produce any smoke. Usually, Kratom vaporizes at a temperature of 175 to 200 degrees Celsius. Herbal Vaporizers mostly appear as desktop vaporizers with spacious herb chambers. It allows you to load more amounts of Kratom.
On the other hand, e-cigarettes and vape pens are new to the market. E-cigarettes contain liquid vape that converts to vapor via heating. Instead of a dried Kratom herb, the e-liquid consists of Kratom alkaloids and other additional flavors along with the base liquids Propylene Glycol(PG) and Vegetable Glycerin(VG). Like the herbal vapes, Kratom liquid heats at 175 to 200 degrees Celsius. Vaping Kratom via e-cigarettes is relatively safe and more appealing due to the …….