Media and Scientific Articles

Below is a small selection of studies, research papers and journal articles on kratom. Refer to PubMed for the most up to date entries on Mitragyna speciosa.

  • Pharmacology of kratom: an emerging botanical agent with stimulant, analgesic and opioid-like effects. (December 2012) View article (Pubmed)
  • Computational Study on the Conformations of Mitragynine and Mitragynaline (April 15, 2011) Read article (Pubmed)
  • Effects of the extracts from Mitragyna speciosa - by Wantana Reanmongkol. Go to article
  • Structure revision of mitragynaline, an indole alkaloid in Mitragyna speciosa Go to article
  • Self-Treatment of Opioid Withdrawal with a Dietary Supplement, Kratom - The American Journal on Addictions Go to article
  • Ethnopharmacology of Kratom and the Mitragyna Alkaloids - Journal of Ethnophamacology, 25 (1989) Go to article
  • Evaluation of Analgesia Induced by Mitragynine, Morphine and Paracetamol on Mice Go to article

Kratom in the Media

2013
Experts Study the Benefits of Kratom for Treating Drug Abuse Withdrawal Symptoms - January 30th, 2013
‘Kratom’ craze worries FDA - January 14, 2013

2012

Now They're Trying to Ban... Kratom? - StopTheDrugWar.org - August 8, 2012
A Fading Thai Drug Finds Its Resurgence in a Cocktail NYTimes - July 23, 2012
Cork Student News: Kratom as Study Aid