A smooth and relaxing treat from Indonesia, Sumatra red vein kratom stands out among all red veined strains as perhaps the most relaxing leaf available today. Kratom, the herbal medicinal crafted from Southeast Asian trees, is known to create both uplifting and deeply restful physical sensations in users. Connoisseurs seeking out the ultimate stress reliever and muscle relaxer have met their match with kratom grown in Sumatra. Its rich leaves can generate a powerful physical sedative-like effect, while bathing the mind in meditative relief. Red veined Sumatra kratom is in a class by itself.
An Indonesian Gem
The island of Sumatra is no tiny tropical getaway – in fact, it’s one of the largest inhabited islands in the world. Part of the nation of Indonesia, this bustling mini-metropolis has over 50 million residents and is the original home of the Mitragyna Speciosa tree, also known as kratom.
For thousands of years, local Sumatrans have used Red Sumatra Kratom as a part of daily life. By chewing upon the raw de-veined leaves, a full suite of mind and body relaxing effects can be felt, in addition to several significant health benefits. Perhaps kratom’s prevalent use in Sumatran culture over hundreds of generations has contributed to a relaxed, “island” way of life. Now people from every continent are able to get a taste of what living on a big tropical island feels like – by sampling the life-enhancing benefits of this herb.
Benefits of a Red-Veined Kratom Leaf
Most red vein kratom leaves are known to deliver effects that fall more on the relaxing side of the spectrum. Sumatra kratom is no exception. Here are some of the routinely reported benefits that users experience when ingesting this strain:
- Worry and stress relief
- Calming nerves
- Analgesic pain relief
- Help falling asleep and regulating sleep patterns
- Lowering high blood pressure
- Increase in tactile pleasure
- Pleasant sensitivity to temperature
- “Dreamy” feelings of relaxed happiness
Extremely Long-Lasting Effects
Once consumed, most kratom varieties will reliably administer effects for at least 3 hours. Stronger strains and higher doses can lead to longer lasting effects, though the character of effects can also change with high doses, leading to excessive sleepiness and sedation.
Sumatra red vein kratom, on the other hand, is known to deliver its potent, pleasurable effects for up to 10 hours. This longer-duration experience does not come with over-tiredness, but instead is often reported to maintain a feeling of consistent, naturally relaxed energy, followed by a natural trail-off of effects. This quality makes the red veined Sumatra a great choice for anyone who is naturally anxious and over-energized, facing a long day of stress, or is perhaps having trouble unwinding during the second half of the day.
Red vein Sumatra kratom has such a powerfully relaxing effect that it’s wise to scale down the dosage you might normally consume with other, less-potent strains. While there is no real risk of serious health complications from taking a few grams over the recommended dose, most users find this version of kratom to be more enjoyable at lower doses. Start with a conservative dose, and gradually add more over many sessions if your tolerance requires it.
1-2 grams – Threshold dose.
2-3 grams – Good moderate dose for most people.
3-4 grams – Strong dose for most people.
4-5 grams – Very strong and long-lasting dose.
6 grams – Max recommended dosage. More than 6 grams is not generally needed with red Sumatran kratom.
As with all herbal supplements, use caution and proceed slowly with new doses, listening to the signals your body gives you. If you feel any discomfort, or too sluggish to perform normal daily activities, lower your dose on your next session.
Here Are Comparable Red Vein Strains
Unfortunately, the unusual qualities of red vein Sumatra make it sometimes difficult to find in stock. However, many kratom lovers have found that some other strains have very similar properties. Red Thai kratom has a very fast onset and typically lasts around 4 hours, while Red Bali also produces comparable effects to the Sumatra strain, lasting up to 6-7 hours.
Of course, every individual will have their own unique dynamic with any strain of kratom. Sumatra red vein kratom may indeed be too long-lasting for people who need to be more active during part of the day. By carefully working with the dosage over many sessions, most people can fine tune their strain of choice to get to the desired effect and duration.