An Introduction and Facts for a Malaysian Study on Kratom’s Main Alkaloid


Introduction for the Study on Understanding the Physicochemical Properties of Mitragynine, a Principal Alkaloid of Mitragyna Speciosa, for Preclinical Evaluation

A study was done in Malaysia in 2015 concerning the physicochemical properties of the alkaloid known as Mitragynin. This alkaloid is the most dense and abundant in kratom, and it is what gives the natural drug its power. Specifically, it is an indole alkaloid.

Indole is a completely organic, aromatic compound. Chemically, it is sort of structured like a bike with two attached wheels with a different number of spokes. One of the chemical wheels in the alkaloid is a benzene wheel, which contains six members. The benzene wheel is fused to a pyrrole wheel, which is made up of five nitrogen spokes. Indole is widespread in the ecosystem, and a variety of bacteria are capable of producing it, which would explain why it is so prolific in the environment.

There are two interesting facts about the indole alkaloid related to the study and kratom as a subject in the author’s opinion. First off, it is one of the properties derived from tryptophan, which is an amino acid with physiological and cognitive benefits. The second fact might help explain a little why kratom is such a good mood booster, and it is because this alkaloid is a precursor or harbinger of the serotonin neurotransmitter. Serotonin is released naturally by the body, and it has a wide variety of functions, but it is also a tool for the brain. Serotonin is used in a number of psychoactive drugs, but it is also utilized heavily in psychiatry to elevate mood. Kratom has been described by many people as a mood booster.

Aside from the mood boosting effects of mitragynine, it has also been called a legal opioid, but few psychoactive property studies have been done to validate the claim. Kratom users experience the truth though. They document in forums constantly about kratom, which mitragynine is the main alkaloid contained in it, relieves pain and boosts mood. Some kratom users and patients treated with mitragynine have also reported a feeling of relaxation. There have also been reports of paradoxical effects because of a stimulant experience. The feeling of relaxation or stimulation typically depends on the color of the leaf’s vein and the dosage of kratom taken. White veined kratom leaves are known to stimulate, and green and red veined kratom leaves are known to relax.

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Save Your Frugal Beauty Budget with Three Simple Oils

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Every woman wants to look her best, but most don’t have the money for designer products or expensive spa treatments. All you need for beautiful hair, skin and nails is three inexpensive oils you may have in your cupboard right now.

Hair Care

Is your hair dry with split ends from too much coloring and styling? A hot oil treatment will help immensely, but don’t run to the beauty store. Olive oil has been used by Italian women for centuries to condition their hair. Coconut oil is a bit more expensive, but it deep conditions and smells delicious. Put just a little bit of oil on your hair, mostly on the bottom half, and comb it through. Put on a shower cap and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash as usual, and your hair will be soft and shiny.
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Healthcare Technologies That Will Transform The Way We Live

digestiblesensorsThe life expectancy in America has increased drastically in the past few decades. The advances that have been made in technology are one of the reasons people are living longer now than ever before. It is exciting to see so many new healthcare products come out. Below are some examples of future healthcare technologies that will change the way we live:

Digital Diagnostics

One of the goals that the healthcare industry has is to make healthcare more accessible to people. Many people are unable to get to the doctor. Digital diagnostics are becoming readily available. There is already software that can detect the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Even though digital diagnostics will not take the place of a doctor, they will allow a person to have more control over their health.

Ultrafast CT Scans

CT scans are often used to diagnose problems of the heart. However, CT scans are not a reliable test for many people because they have fast heartbeats. Ultrafast CT scans will be able to capture an image of the heart in just one beat. This new technology will also allow doctors to get a better picture of the heart.
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Using Elevator Shoes To Increase Your Height

In today’s world, people are often concerned with their appearance and that of others. Specifically, if you don’t meet someone’s expectations when you first meet, it’s often very difficult to change their opinion in the future. But, if you’re a man struggling with your height, are elevator shoes or height increasing shoes really a good idea?

Unfortunately, that means that if you aren’t as you prefer, you could find that you lack the confidence level that other men have. The good news is that elevator shoes are a discreet and comfortable option, so that you can stand tall when wearing them.

heightmattersHow AreĀ Elevator Shoes Different From Other Shoe Lifts?

In years past, men had fewer choices when selecting a shoe to increase their height. Although shoe lifts have been available for many years, they were often a very obvious addition and that meant that height issues could become even more challenging or embarrassing to have.

Elevator shoes are a more subtle accessory and provide you with more choices while shopping. Dress shoes, exercise shoes and boots can all benefit from using lifts and you can add to four inches to your height. This sophisticated choice has the extra height added into the heel or base of the show, as opposed with similar products that can be moved from one shoe to another.

Obviously, you would not be able to use the same type and size of lift in an exercise shoe that you would in a boot, which is one reason that movable shoe lifts are so often an inappropriate choice.

Become What You Want People to See

If you are a man who would prefer to have a few extra inches in height, you do not have to wish it anymore. Now, you can have that extra height and directly control how people see you.

It is also important that some men feel awkward purchasing and discussing this type of accessory. However, if that is your situation, it is crucial to consider that almost everyone in modern society does something to make themselves feel and look better. For example, women wear makeup and heels, while some men may color their hair to cover grey and men who want to be taller can use elevator shoes.

In conclusion, elevator shoes are affordable, accessible and easy to wear, as soon as you get used to the extra height. Men have often struggled with feelings of inadequacy due to a shorter stature, but you will never need to again.