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What is kratom used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Some people: use it as an opiate substitute.
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Nothing legitimate: it is the leaf of an evergreen usually grown in Southeast Asia that has psychoactive properties and mu receptor properties like morphine. It is illegal in many countries. It can produce a psychosis that is irreversible in some individuals with chronic use.

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