Monthly Archives: April 2020

Understanding the FDA, Kratom, and the American Kratom Association

Kratom pills and powder: what the FDA thinks

Kratom, by the most simple definition, is the leaf of the mitragyna speciosa tree. This tree grows natively in Southeast Asia, and it is now cultivated all over the world. Mitragyna speciosa is in the same family, Rubiaceae, as the coffee tree. It may come as a surprise, then, that kratom has become such a […]