It’s not yogurt. It’s not kefir (no matter what a Google search has to say about it). Green Valley Organics is smoke shop kratom at its finest or, at least, its most obscure.
Ostensibly a producer of kratom capsules, Green Valley Organics has made many users’ list of the best kratom brands. But as you’ll see, there isn’t much to recommend them.
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Green Valley is a wholesale kratom brand that’s available in select brick-and-mortar shops in the United States of America. Their limited land-based availability includes CBD Kratom Shop and Smoke Vapor Kratom CBD Shop.
If you’re like so many botanical enthusiasts who do their shopping on the internet, Green Valley Organics is offered almost exclusively via saccashandcarry.com.
As I mentioned earlier, this vendor specializes in kratom capsules. You will not find pouches of raw kratom powder in their catalog, nor will you get any deals on bulk kratom products. Unlike their competitors, they do not produce kratom extracts or liquid kratom shots.
Their rather limited number of strains include the following:
Each strain is offered in a 150 count bottle, but origins and other info are kept scant. You are unlikely to learn anything about where their leaf was sourced from or how it was prepared. Some reviewers have claimed that they lab test their strains, but I have been unable to find any concrete evidence to support this.
This supplier is just the latest in a growing number of sellers to offer so-called Private Reserve. What is Private Reserve Kratom? That’s hard to say since little information is provided by most vendors. In the case of Green Valley Organics Private Reserve, no detailed information is provided.
In all likelihood, Private Reserve kratom is little more than a fresh plain leaf that’s packaged to look like it’s “premium grade” so the seller can charge more for the contents therein.
This is the fundamental problem with smoke shop speciosa—there’s no real way of knowing what you’re getting unless you’re a scientist with access to testing facilities. Since kratom remains unregulated in the United States, shady companies can do pretty much whatever they want.
Consequently, headshops and convenience stores end up stocking products that may be cut with synthetic additives or worse, contaminated by heavy metals or bacteria.
Aside from two YouTube reviews of questionable authenticity I have been unsuccessful in my attempt to research user experiences. Whereas other smoke shop brands such as Krave Kratom and Remarkable Herbs get tons of love on online kratom forums, Green Valley Organics Kratom has rarely been mentioned anywhere online.
As a matter of fact, only one Reddit post discussed this brand and said post has since been removed by moderators. No user comments were left on this entry and no further details have been forthcoming.
I frequently urge customers against buying M. speciosa products from smoke shops or filling stations. That’s because the overwhelming majority of shop owners purchase their kratom from third party wholesale distributors who fail to furnish them with proper literature about their strains.
As a result, shop owners end up with dubious batches of kratom, batches that are often stale, adulterated or otherwise compromised. This is why there has been a rash of kratom hospitalizations in recent years, many of them directly traced to smoke shop kratom use.
One extreme example is Krypton, a brand that was found to contain trace amounts of the synthetic painkiller 0-desmethyltramadol. In 2018, the FDA issued a mandatory recall on several smoke shop kratom products due to potential salmonella contamination.
All of this is easily avoidable if users resolve to buy kratom online from trusted vendors. The top-rated kratom suppliers on the market are GMP compliant, routinely submitting their speciosa plant matter for third party laboratory testing. The very best of the best offer money back guarantees and proof of lab certification.
If you’re in the market for some quality Maeng Da or Bali, you don’t have to settle for second best and you certainly don’t have to bother with inferior headshop solutions. Some of the most trustworthy kratom sellers on the internet carry Maeng Da, Red Bali, Super Green Malay and, yes, even Private Reserve.
Each of these suppliers has been thoroughly vetted and are widely regarded as five-star brands:
Kats Botanicals is owned and operated by Justin Kats, a discerning green thumb who makes sure his products are good before posting them to his online store. Each item is carefully reviewed and considered prior to going to market.
Meridian Botanicals is a homegrown outfit who have scored big with herbal purists. Justin is an awesome guy with a wealth of ethnobotanical knowledge. He’s definitely the cat who want to talk to if you have questions about any and all Ayurvedic herbs. He also personally selects each herb from a variety of countries.
My oldest and fondest memories of brewing kratom involve strains from the company formerly known as Gaia Ethnobotanical. Today MitraGaia is one of the biggest names in the game and with good reason. Their strains are exotic, their prices are competitive and their quality is unwavering.
Although they haven’t been around nearly as long as their peers, Pharmacy Dropout has emerged as one of 2020’s best sources for plain leaf and proprietary blends. This ma and pa operation deserves every bit of attention they get. Try their Pink Bali and you’ll see what I mean.
Last but definitely not least, PurKratom is a time-honored institution that earns its moniker by ensuring purity as well as potency. Their variety sample pack enables you to give them a well-rounded taste test before investing in a kilo.
Don’t get burned by bunk product when there are so many dope experiences lying in wait online. Do you research, ask the important questions and you’ll unlock top quality kratom in no time. Be safe, be smart and be well.
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