Green Vein Kratom is manufactured by Matrix which is a smoke shop or headshop kratom brand. As with many smoke shop brands of Kratom not much is known about Matrix other than manufacturers its kratom in Las Vegas, NV. Matrix offers a wide variety of different kratom strains and dosages allowing for more validity to the potency and effectiveness of its products.
Is Kratom Legal?
Kratom is legal to buy in Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and Georgia. These are the only states that have officially approved the sale of kratom through the Kratom Consume Protection Act (KCPA). Most states have kept kratom unregulated making it legal to buy throughout most of the United States.
Kratom is illegal to buy in Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Live Lean Today does not sell or ship kratom to the above listed states. All other states are currently legal to buy and ship kratom.
What is Kratom?
The active ingredients in Kratom are opioid receptor agents that have similar effects to morphine. Kratom has shown to activate supraspinal mu- and delta- opioid receptors which is believed to be the pathway that allows kratom to be used by narcotic users going through withdrawal symptoms. (1)
Kratom has been used for self-remedy opioid withdraw from individuals with chronic pain. The kratom alkaloid of mitragynine is believed to bind with mu- and kappa-opioid receptors. Kratom's ability to bind to opioid receptors is the keep pathway believed to support the use of kratom for opioid withdraw. (2)