Kratom consumers, especially the beginners are often confused about the differences between capsules, leaves, powder, extract, and other forms of Kratom. For one Kratom expert, he says that there is no difference at all, considering the potency of each of the forms. However, there is a difference between these Kratom forms when it comes to their convenience in consumption.
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Basics of Kratom Capsules
Kratom capsules contain powdered Kratom. The powder was only stuffed into the capsule, allowing the user to swallow the cap quickly. Kratom capsules also eliminate the bitterness or nasty taste of the Kratom leaves/powder itself. A capsule contains about 600 milligrams of Kratom powder. There are also Kratom gels, aside from the capsule forms.
There are several benefits provided by Kratom capsules. For one, it eliminates the nasty taste of the Kratom powder, as it is said to be very bitter, and some consumers might not tolerate its bad taste. Also, Kratom capsules are not messy. They eliminate the hassle of measuring a certain amount. Its convenience is the best benefit that people get from Kratom capsules, allowing users to bring and take them quickly.
Kratom leaves, on the other hand, come as fresh or dried. The old folks in Thailand and Malaysia use to chew fresh Kratom leaves, especially the labourers who work for long hours and those deals with heavy machinery. The dried Kratom leaves do usually turned into tea, boiled in water to extract the leaves’ components, which are the alkaloids – Kratom’s active ingredients.
High-grade Kratom Capsule
There are many Kratom users who do not experience anything, after taking a Kratom capsule. In this circumstance, the Kratom capsule might have an inferior quality or the dosage is inadequate for the effects to be experienced. A high-grade Kratom capsule is necessary to achieve the desired results. There is also a recommendation that taking between 4 and eight 600mg tablets will do well for the supplement to be effective. However, some people will need lesser dosage as the recommended dosage might be too strong.
Possible Drawbacks of Kratom Capsules
Apparently, there are possible drawbacks of Kratom capsules. For one, it is said to be costly compared to dried Kratom leaves/powder. It is mainly because of the convenience of the supplement. Another drawback of the capsule form is its longer time to take effect than the Kratom powder/leaves. Kratom capsules are said to take effect 5 to 20 minutes longer compared to Kratom powder/leaves.
Kratom Capsules versus Leaves
In a nutshell, Kratom capsules eliminate the bad taste without any mess, convenient to bring along, and no preparations needed. Kratom leaves, however, have the bitter taste, messy, could be difficult to mix with other drinks, and the powder might be difficult to swallow.