Insomnia: How to treat it with Kratom

Kratom is good for Insomnia

Insomnia or restlessness is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with their sleep and usually experience one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance in work or at school. Kratom is very good to treat restlessness because of its great sedative effects. Because of this, people suffering from restlessness are wondering if kratom can be good for them. Yes, kratom is good for restlessness. However, if you intend to use kratom to fight restlessness you must first consider certain factors. Especially if you have never tried kratom before.

Why Kratom is good for many sleeping disorder?

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) grows naturally in Southeast Asia. Many people used kratom because of its ability for relieving pain or mitigating anxiety It has been traditionally used by the native population for its medical properties. Its active elements include alkaloids and metabolites (such as mitragynine, mitraphylline, and 7-OH) which have an opiate-like effect. But it doesn’ have the side effects and perils of opiates (because kratom is not an opiate).

Kratom’s best-known effects include analgesic, relaxing, euphoric, sedative. Because of these effects that kratom has, this makes kratom become one of the solutions for people who suffer from insomnia. As of recent, it has become a natural alternative to anxiety, strong physical pain or even opiate withdrawal. It is also used for recreational purposes.

The Best Kratom Strains for Insomnia

It is natural to think that if kratom has sedative effects, it can help you with restlessness. Well, not so fast. Kratom has different strains (or varieties) and they all have different properties. So it is essential to know which kratom strains are best for insomnia. In general, Red Bali and  Red Borneo are considered the best kratom strains for insomnia and sleeping disorders.

Kratom Dosage for Insomnia

The dose of kratom you intake will also influence the effects you will get. While smaller doses will provide a euphoric effect and will boost up your energy, higher doses will produce a more sedative, calming effect. So, mid-high kratom dosages are the most recommended doses for insomnia. That is, a dose of 4 – 5 grams will allow you to get the sedative effect that will help you sleep. But it is wise to experiment with different doses until you find the one that suits you most. Remember that if you are using kratom extract or enhanced products, you should reduce the dosage, since they are more potent than raw kratom.

If you want to use kratom for insomnia, it is recommended to take it between 90 minutes and 2 hours before going to bed. However, this may vary significantly among users. So, it is advisable to try and experiment with different timings.

Some users report that kratom makes them fall into a very deep sleep, to such an extent that sometimes they do not even hear the alarm in the morning. To prevent falling asleep in the morning, turn up the volume of your alarm and use a loud tone. You can also set up a second alarm, just in case.

Many users who consume kratom for insomnia or sleeping disorders claim that kratom not only helps them to sleep better. But also they have better dreams, without nightmares. There are even other users who suggest that kratom can create lucid dreams. A lucid dream is a very vivid dream in which the dreamer is aware of being dreaming. And he or she even has control over his or her dreams.

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