Green Maeng Da strain is a strain of Kratom that originates in Southeast Asia. Traditionally, farmers and field workers used to chew leaves of Kratom trees to increase their cognitive skills, ease pain, and even cure common diseases. It even gave them the heightened energy to withstand extreme conditions in weather and working conditions. It was later adopted in the Thai culture as a tea for special occasions and ceremonies.
Although the Green Maeng Da strain is not as popular as the white or red strains, it is an exception. Due to its low alkalic contents and a mildly bitter taste, it is one of the most sought-after strains in the market. It is easier to digest and has lesser side effects than any other strain.
History of Green ‘Maeng Da’ Kratom
Kratom has been serving as a medicinal as well as a recreational herb for over centuries. Kratom can be consumed by either consuming them directly by chewing, crushing its leaves, and brewing them into tea or by smoking them, consuming them as capsules or pills and lastly as powdered form.
The term Maeng Da in English means ‘pimp’. In Thai culture, a pimp kratom is well-known alternative medicine for a lot of ailments. The term Maeng Da was given to this strain due to the premium quality of the strain. It is also known as the ‘manual laborers kratom’ due to its mind-boosting capabilities. It is believed to increase productivity in the workplace. It was and still is considered one of the most sought-after strains of Kratom.
Effects and Benefits of Green Maeng Da Kratom
Hailing as one of the best kratom strains, the Green Maeng Da kratom effects are long-lasting. It can keep the user in stimulus and alert for a long duration before withering off. It is also advised by a lot of fitness experts due to its lack of side effects as well as a moderate level of mitragynine. These effects can vary depending on user-dependent factors. Regular consumption of the herb can lead to the following benefits:
- Pain Relief
People suffering from chronic pain, aches, and discomfort have found results in consuming the green maeng da while improving energy and mood. This herb has been the solution to providing pain relief for centuries and is now again gaining popularity.
- Improved Cognition
Green maeng da has been used by people who are looking to improve their cognition due to its components. The alkaloids available in this strain supposedly interact with brain receptors which enables better focus and concentration. This herb also helps people who tend to over-think, by helping them think clearer. Thus, decreasing distractions and increasing productivity and efficiency.
Green maeng da has a very minimal level of side- effects. This makes it a suitable herb for people who are new to kratom. Due to its moderate levels of mitragynine, it works wonders for people suffering from anxiety and stimulation. Thus, it’s a balanced herb for everyone and works as an organic relaxant, and decreasing stress.
- Increase in energy
It is said that green maeng da is one of the most beneficial strains in kratom as users can experience the effect at a steady pace, without any sort of sudden peaking or dropping in it. The effect of an increase in energy lasts for about 6 hours. The mild and mellow effect of this herb enables the user to be more active and efficient in the workplace.
- Balanced Mood-Boosting Element
The quality that sets the green maeng da strain aside, to its peers, is its balanced effect. Unlike the red and white strains, this herb has a much more balanced effect that increases its popularity among people experiencing depression. It also serves as a Morale boost in tough situations, like a job interview, for people who are introverts by nature.
Side-effects of Green Maeng Da Kratom
Green Maeng Da, being the strain with very few side-effects, still has a mild amount of them. These side effects are way milder as compared to the white and red strains of kratom. Thus, one of the predominant reasons for this herb being widely preferred by veterans as well as new consumers. Those who consume green maeng da regularly, in the proper dosage, have rarely reported any sort of side effects. However, consuming a heavy dosage of this herb may lead to the following side effects:
- Weight loss
- Muscle pain
- Dry mouth
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Liver Damage
- Change in bowel movement and Urination
Best ways to take Green Maeng Da Kratom
The best way to take green maeng da kratom is to consume it directly on empty stomach. Many users have preferred this as it is convenient and cost-effective in nature. The powdered form is usually stronger and is the choice of veteran kratom users as the effects are stronger with increased duration.
However, users trying to avoid the powdery flavor in their food and beverages can opt for the capsule or pill form of green maeng da kratom. The capsule efficiently masks the taste of the powder while delivering the correct doses to its users.
The Dosage – A Key Step
Green Maeng Da has been known to be the safest and balanced herb among its peers, provided it is consumed with a proper dosage. The dosage of the herb depends on various factors like age, health status, and various other user conditions. If administered with a lower dosage, this herb provides focus, energy as well as relieves any sort of pain or discomfort, while with a higher dosage it acts as a powerful sedative that works as a relaxant.
Generally, Kratom is sold in one-gram capsules or in powdered form. For new kratom users, small doses of 2 to 3 grams are a good starting point. The dosage can be increased with time depending on the user’s BMI (Body Mass Index).
Various strains of Maeng Da Kratom
Maeng da Kratom is one of the premium qualities of kratom available out there. Maeng Da can be found in three basic types depending on the color of the leaf veins. The three main variants of strain are:
- Red Maeng Da
It is found in the southern areas of Brunei in Indonesia. It is a mixture of 40% white vein and 60% red vein and plants. Many users mix this variant for increased motivation.
- Green Maeng Da
This strain is a mixture of 20% of the white vein and 80% of the green vein. This blend can vary from vendor to vendor. The leaves are sourced from Bunut. This variant makes you optimistic and enhances your cognition.
- White Maeng Da
This strain consists of 70% white vein and 30% green vein kratom and is found in the region of Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is highly aromatic while providing a boost in motivation and wellbeing.
The red maeng da has a more sedative effect. Although both the green and the white maeng da kratom have analgesic properties, the green maeng da is thought to be more effective due to the higher levels of 7-hydroxy mitragynine. Thus, Green Maeng Da Kratom can be dubbed as the world’s best strain of Kratom.