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What Is Kratom? “Kratom” commonly refers to an herbal substance that can produce opioid- and stimulant-like effects. Kratom and kratom-based products are currently legal and accessible in many areas, though U.S. and international agencies continue to review emerging evidence to inform kratom policy. [1] As with other substances with opioid-like effects, kratom use can lead to drug tolerance, cravings, and dependence. Eventually, this can lead to physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms when people stop using it. “Kratom” refers to both Mitragyna speciosa, a tree native to Southeast Asia, and to products derived from its leaves that are marketed as herbal supplements. Kratom leaves contain many chemical compounds (known as bioactive alkaloids) that can affect the body. The most well-studied compounds related to kratom are mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. How Is Kratom Abused? While there are no uses for kratom approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, people report using kratom to manage drug withdrawal symptoms and cravings (especially related to opioid use disorder), pain, fatigue, and mental health problems. [2] Much is still unknown about chemical compounds related to kratom, the short- and long-term health and safety impacts of kratom use, and kratom’s potential therapeutic uses. People typically use kratom by swallowing raw plant matter in capsule or powder…