Kratom is a native tree originating from Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo, etc.). The name of the botanical is Mitragyna speciosa. Kratom belongs to the same family as the coffee tree, namely (Rubiaceae).

Kratom leaves have been used as herbal medicines since time immemorial by Southeast Asian nations. It is used in folk medicine that is used stimulant (at low doses), sedatives (at high doses), relieves pain, diarrhea medication, and treatment for drug, opiate addiction, etc. Many people report that kratom use is an effective treatment for arthritis, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and fibromyalgia.

Kratom types are generally divided into three different colors. Red-vein, White-vein or Green-vein. This division is dependent on the color of the stem and vein of the leave. If you look closely at a kratom leaf you will see that the stem and vein have a certain color. This color determines the effect the kratom leaf will have on mind and body. Different color means a different effect and a different chemical composition. The stem and vein will be removed during the grinding process. Therefore It is only the leaf which is supposed to be taken, without the stem and vein.

Red Vein Kratom

Red Vein Kratom leaves have red-colored stem and veins. Some studies claim that the substances that give rise to the red color of the veins also ensure that the plant is less susceptible to external factors.

Red vein leaves from a trusted source are great for beginners because kratom they produce pleasant calming effects. It gives peace of mind and it gives you a feeling of well-being and optimism. In addition, red kratom is suitable as a sleep aid for people with insomnia. Physically, the red vein is known to relax the body and relieve pain. It relaxes the muscles and can be used as a supplement or replacement of pharmaceutical painkillers.

Popular strains of Red Vein Kratom

Within the red veins, there are considerable differences in the effects and properties. Here are the effect of some red kratom strains which are very popular in Google search engine, such as :

Red Thai

Red Thai kratom has been known to lead to a massive upturn in sedation and calmness.

Numerous surveys of kratom users show that all strains increase patience in virtually all people, but as this strain is of enhanced potency, it also imbues the user with a sense of calmness and tranquility at an increased rate. Many even describe the way they feel soon after consuming the strain as ‘euphoric,’ making it a brilliant way for users to feel much calmer.

Red Bali

Red Bali Kratom is a potent analgesic. It can also relieve stress, anxiety and help beat opioid addiction. It may not provide enough stimulation or even make depression symptoms worse.

This strain also less pain relief and energizing effect. With this, it can be an excellent sleep aid for people experiencing insomnia. Because it doesn’t have stimulating properties, it works generally as a relaxant.

Red Maeng Da

The effects of red Maeng Da are quite unique to it. It has pain relief property and at the same time help in focus and clarity.

It’s very potent and offers a fast onset of benefits. It’s known to be effective in relieving chronic pain, which is why it’s recommended for arthritis sufferers. Interestingly, it’s also considered a safe option for those who simply wish to feel motivated and energized.

Red Borneo

This strain has sedating and relaxing effects. It’s very good to reduce the stress of your daily activities.

Green Vein Kratom

Green vein kratom is a product lies between red vein and white vein. The occurrence is extremely rare, and usually green is crafted through a careful drying process by the harvester. It has a perfect blend of energetic and painkilling effects making it the most balanced strain.

Green Vein Kratom is known for its many natural healing abilities. It can be used as an energy booster, a stimulant, can help mitigate pain, help to increase mental function, and can also act as an antidepressant.

Popular strains of Green Vein Kratom

Green Vein Kratom is relatively simple to find growing thanks to its distinct green color and the very veiny leaves it has running across its leaf. Here are the effect of some red kratom strains which are very popular in Google search engine, such as :

Green Vietnam

This Kratom strain gives you a sense of relaxation, but also a strong sense of euphoria. This Kratom strain is the most euphoric strain out of all the Kratom strains we currently carry.

Green Vietnam Kratom is also indicated for people suffering from chronic stress and depression. The effect, which is often described as “calming of the mind” helps the mind to relax and, hence, provides a natural remedy for people to deal with stress, depression, and other mental ailments.

Green Malay

This strain is highly effective in reducing pain and offering muscle relaxation as well. It also helps to enhance concentration, focus, and cognitive abilities.

Green Malay Kratom is not just useful in dealing with pain from injuries and certain medical conditions, but it can also help to suppress pain caused by surgeries thus easing the post-surgery trauma. It is also very useful in treating migraines and backaches.

Green Kapuas

Green Hulu Kapuas kratom is famous with the strong relaxing effect. The green Kapuas strain is a perfect muscle relaxant because it gives you the necessary boost to restore the strength in your body. Achieve an increase in strength to aid in your productivity.

Green Borneo

One reason why this strain is so popular is that it has far fewer side effects than conventional medication, and even in comparison to different types of Kratom strains. It is not too stimulating, which means it won’t make your heartbeat too fast. However, it is also not sedating, which means it won’t make you drowsy. An advantage is that it can be taken at higher dosages for increased pain-relief, without any significant side-effects. This gives it an edge over certain strains, which are known to produce some irritating side-effects at medium to high doses.

White Vein Kratom

The names of these strains are based on the color of the veins of the leaves from which the Kratom powder is extracted. The difference in color represents the difference in the composition of these leaves and this differentiates what one strain can achieve from the rest.

White vein kratom is known as a stimulant and positive mood enhancer. White kratom is increasingly taken instead of coffee (caffeine) for alertness, concentration, and cheerfulness. White kratom tends to be the other extreme. It’s analgesic and sedative at very high doses. It’s also the most nootropic type of kratom, allowing strong positive focus mentally, with full cognitive enhancement.

For those who experience gloomy periods or at times feel very exhausting experience the best results when using this strain of kratom. Advisable is to not take this too late in the day as this can lead to restless sleep.

Popular strains of White Vein Kratom

Within the white veins, there are considerable differences in the effects and properties. Here are the effect of some red kratom strains which are very popular in Google search engine, such as :

White Thai

White Thai kratom has a variety of unique properties, as with this vein many people have a range of experience. This strain provides a soothing therapy for those who seek focus, energy boost, and relaxation. The strain is ideal for people who work in high-stress environments and need a shot at motivation, and confidence.

White Maeng Da

White Maeng da kratom is popularly known for providing nootropics effects and stimulation. However, it is useful much greater things. It makes the user much more mentally and physically active. It is popular amongst manual laborers who are engaged in a lot of heavy work. And amazingly at the same time is popular amongst mentally demanding jobs like that of a philosopher, scientists, and mathematician to enhance the productivity of the day. It doesn’t have hard side effects like that of medicine, hence is an excellent choice in such professions.


  1. Nadine Derwin says:

    Thanks for helping me with the types, colors, effects, & locations of Kratom. It’s so much more understanding now !!! 🙂

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