News & Info About Your Favorite Botanicals
What Affects Kratom Alkaloid Content?
As Kratom enthusiasts, we know that understanding the composition and chemistry of Kratom is essential for studying this incredible plant. But have you ever wondered why the alkaloid content of Kratom varies from batch to batch? In this blog post, we’ll explore the factors that influence the alkaloid content of Kratom in order to help you better understand this mysterious plant.
First things first, what are alkaloids? Read on to find out.Read More
Introducing Kratom Blends From Phytoextractum
After years of hard work and experience working in the Kratom industry, we’re releasing a new type of product for us. Kratom blends and Enhanced Kratom blends are now available for sale from Phytoextractum! We’re super stoked to announce the launch of these 2 new unique Kratom products.
While you may have seen Kratom blends for sale elsewhere on the market, they are new for us. At Phytoextractum, always stuck with our tried and true selection of products, but after careful consideration, we believe these 2 products will fit our catalog perfectly.Read More
Honey Sticks & Their Sweet Origin (Plus New Kratom Honey!)
Everyone is familiar with honey, but what do you really know about this sweet, sticky substance?
Honey comes from bees; that much is obvious. But how (and why) exactly do bees put time into creating this nutritious, delicious food? There’s a lot to learn about honey and the many different types of honey that you can enjoy.
Honey sticks are one of the easiest ways to try honey, and we’ve launched our own honey sticks (packed with kratom, of course) that you can order today. Let’s learn more about this sweetener so you can get a taste of what our honey sticks are made of.Read More
Kratom & Social Media: The Limits Of Discussion
Did you know that kratom companies have to be incredibly careful about what we say about kratom? From our packaging to our blog, many topics are off limits due to the current stance of the FDA regarding our product.
One place where kratom businesses are currently most restricted is on social media platforms. Social media companies, whether private or publicly traded, have to carry out their business in line with the laws of the countries they operate in. Although kratom is not and never has been federally illegal in the United States, this leads to some opposition to kratom advertising and posting.Read More
Liquid Kratom Shots: Are They Worth The Hype?
Liquid kratom shots are not a new phenomenon. You’ve probably come across these tiny shots of liquid at gas stations or local smoke shops. The packaging often resembles energy drink shots, and there are many similarities in their ingredients list.
As kratom is rising in popularity, these types of liquid kratom shots are increasing in popularity as well. More brands are producing them, so you have many options when you come across them at your local retailer or while shopping online.Read More
6 Herbal & Exotic Teas You’ve Been Missing
Many of our customers have tried kratom tea, but have you tried other teas made from botanical products? Kratom tea is popular for many reasons. However, it is far from the only unique herbal tea and offers something beyond the traditional tea scope.
Today we’ll talk about six different botanical teas, including kratom tea, that might be worth trying. Each of these teas has been historically used for various purposes. Will any of those purposes align with what you want to try? Find out as you get to know these unique concoctions.Read More
KCPA in Oregon: The Latest News on This Active Bill
Phytoextractum has been thrilled to be part of changing the landscape of the Kratom industry across the US for the last few years. Recently, we’ve been working with Kratom advocacy organizations to help pass the Kratom Consumer Protection Act in Oregon.
If you’re familiar with Kratom news, you might remember that the Oregon state legislature previously passed a KCPA bill during the 2021 session only to have it vetoed at the Governor’s desk. This time, however, we’ll be able to see Oregon’s first official KCPA bill come to fruition.Read More
CBD Science: CBD’s Effect ON 5-HT Receptors
Do you know how reported effects of CBD happen inside your body?
CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system in our body and causes different types of positive benefits. There are a number of layers to how those interactions happen. There is even talk about how cannabinoids, in general, can have effects on other receptors on the body; we’re sure to learn more and more as research into CBD continues.Read More
What Is Delta-8 & How Does It Compare To Kratom?
There are millions of plant species and varieties in the world, and there is so much still to be learned about these plants and what’s inside them. That’s why so many “new” plant substances are discovered, identified, and shared each year. Often, these substances were already being utilized in society, but they hadn’t yet been separated to be studied independently.Read More
Kratom Consumer Protection Act: Various State Updates
Over the last few years, we’ve provided our customers with updates about Kratom’s legal status and any related laws to keep you informed. Today, we’re back with another update about developments on Kratom Consumer Protection Act (KCPA) proposals in various states.Read More
Why The GMP Program Is (Seriously) Awesome
In the Kratom industry, there are a lot of different ways that we could choose to operate our business. With little direction at the federal level, operating in a way that fits with our business goals best would be easy to do with few repercussions.Read More
All About GMP (And How It Protects Kratom Consumers Like You)
Every industry has manufacturing practices that companies in the industry are expected to follow. These practices are in place not only to keep the workers in each company safe but also to ensure that consumers are always receiving a safe and reliable product.Read More