Learn everything you need to know about kratom resin below. Find out what it is, how it differs from other kratom forms, and how you can take advantage of its many benefits.
In this article:
- Kratom Resin Appearance and Composition
- Kratom Resin Categories
- Kratom Resin Advantages
- Kratom Resin Effects
- How to Use Kratom Resin
- How to Buy Kratom Resin Extract
Kratom Resin | 6 Things You Need to Know
1. Kratom Resin Appearance and Composition
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Kratom resin is one of the most popular products in the market, but perhaps you’re not familiar with it. It is a highly concentrated kratom extract that comes from kratom leaves. This means kratom resin can also be from various strains. You can’t find this kratom product online quickly, but there are higher-quality vendors that offer kratom for sale.
Kratom extracts with higher alkaloid content (unlike kratom leaves) make up kratom resins. They resemble dried tar and have a dark brown to black color. You can remove the residual material from kratom extracts by boiling water. This residue forms into a solid resin or kratom resin pie that weighs about 15 to 20 grams.
Kratom Resin vs Powder
Contrary to popular belief, both the resin and the powder can be similar. For example, they come from the same kratom plant. These can include the Red Vein Kratom or the Maeng Da Kratom. The creation process and ultimately the outcome of the product (kratom resin is more concentrated compared to powder) are what differ.
To learn how to make kratom resin, you need to produce an extract first. You do that by squeezing certain components of the source, which can be either the leaves or the powder. The popular method is by boiling water. In more complex processes, you may need citric acid. It helps in the absorption and reduces oxidation. Meanwhile, you produce powder when you dry the leaves and then grind them.
2. Kratom Resin Categories
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Resins differ from one another when it comes to potency. The most common resin categories are kratom resin extract 8x and 15x. There are also other denominations depending on how strong the resin compares to an unprocessed kratom leaf.
The number coefficient pertains to how many grams of dried kratom leaves the resin is derived from to produce 1 gram of extract. For instance, if you’ve removed 8 grams of kratom leaves for a gram of resin, this makes an 8x resin.
Does this mean an 8x resin contains 8 times the amount of alkaloid content? The answer is that it depends since the extraction process is not 100% efficient. This number coefficient should help guide you in figuring out the right kratom resin dosage to use.
3. Kratom Resin Advantages
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Like other kratom products, such as powders or liquid forms like tinctures, the resin has some advantages including:
- Small Dose: Since kratom resin extract has a higher alkaloid content, you only need a small amount or dose to experience its benefits.
- Better Taste: Resins taste better because it no longer has the same amount of the raw kratom plant. This is what causes kratom leaves and extracts to have a bitter taste.
- Convenience in Storing and Transport: Because of its shape and the small amount you need, it’s convenient to store and bring with you anywhere.
4. Kratom Resin Effects
Much like other kratom products, kratom resins have beneficial effects to offer. Depending on the dose, kratom effects can include the following:
- Boost in energy
- Support in treating depression
- Chronic pain relief
- Relaxation and calmness
Some studies have shown how a kratom product can create similar effects as opioids. They can interact with the same receptors of the brain that stimulate pleasure, alertness, and sedation. The significant advantage of kratom is you’re less likely to experience withdrawal symptoms as long as you follow the right dosage.
The benefits you can get from kratom resin can also vary. For example, some may provide calmness while others increase your level of focus or alertness. Others may promote weight loss. It depends on the strain the product comes from. It is, thus, ideal to do your research on the varieties and find out their advantages.
5. How to Use Kratom Resin
If you’re staring at a kratom pie and wondering how to take a kratom resin, there are several ways to do so. For one, you can try dissolving the resin in a cup of hot water and then mix it with your tea. You can add honey to your kratom tea to improve the taste.
Another way to consume the resin is by cutting it into smaller portions. You will need a microscale to ensure you are taking in the right amount. You can swallow a piece like you normally would a kratom capsule.
Can you smoke kratom resin? The answer is yes, but you may need a special tool to help you do that.
6. How to Buy Kratom Resin Extract
You can make kratom resin yourself, but it may be time-consuming and tedious. The next best option is to buy kratom resin online. Note that it can be a challenge. Only a few companies have kratom resin for sale. The good thing is you can find a good company, and they can send you high-quality products.
Kratom resin is your best bet if you’re looking for a kratom product with higher alkaloid content. It is also convenient to store and transport. You can also consume it in different ways, including as tea. Be mindful of the right dosage, though, to refrain from developing adverse effects. If you’re planning to use kratom resin long-term, invest in a true microscale to avoid taking beyond the ideal dosage.
Have you tried using kratom resin? How does it compare to other kratom products? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Disclaimer: As with any natural remedy, please use discretion on the amount and frequency as it can have adverse effects. You can find our full disclaimer here.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on September 4, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.