Krantom newbie questions

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click4it
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Krantom newbie questions

Postby click4it » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:26 am

I am currently taking hydrocodone for my RLS. I am preparing myself for the possible discontinue of this medication due to all the new laws. I have been researching alternatives and came across Krantom as possibly having similar helping properties as opiates.

What I would like to know is what kind of Krantom to buy. I see several kinds on different websites. Also is it effective to just use at night or is it an all day thing? What would the cost be per month if used once a day?

Thanks in advance !

stjohnh
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Re: Krantom newbie questions

Postby stjohnh » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:51 pm

The kind of Kratom I use and most commonly mentioned on this board is red vein Borneo. However, there are people that use other strains and my personal experience trying a little bit of other strains is that they all work about the same for me. It is effective no matter what time a person takes it. Cost per month is mainly dependent on how much a person takes per day and where they purchase it.

SoCal Herbal Remedies, where I and several others get their Kratom, is among the cheaper vendors. Current pricing for red vein Borneo there is $25 for 250 g. They are currently out of stock of red vein Borneo, they should get more in fairly quickly. Most people that use kratom alone I think use between 5 and 10 grams per day. So monthly pricing would be 15-30$ per month. They call it red Borneo tea on their website.
https://www.socalherbalremedies.com/product/red-borneo/
Blessings,
Holland

legsbestill
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Re: Krantom newbie questions

Postby legsbestill » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:07 pm

I too find that the effect is similar what ever strain I use. I tend to use red vein borneo because that's what most people on here recommend.


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