Anyone suffering with insomnia understands what a toll it can take on your day-to-day life. Apart from the sleepless nights, insomnia can also cause irritability, depression, daytime tiredness, anxiety, difficulty focusing, and an increased risk of making mistakes.
When you have insomnia, you’ll give almost anything to get a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, sleeping pills can be highly addictive and habit forming and are not a sustainable way to create good sleep hygiene. This is why many people who suffer from insomnia have started to turn to kratom.
Kratom comes from a tree that grows naturally in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea. The kratom tree is part of the coffee family, which may help explain its unique effects. The leaves of the kratom tree are dried and crushed to make kratom powder.
Certain types of kratom have been shown to have calming and sedating effects, which can help people fall asleep and stay asleep longer. However, it’s important that you choose the right type of kratom—lest you get the opposite effect with an energizing strain!
This potent strain of kratom of red vein kratom that is one of the most effective types of kratom for insomnia and for producing better sleep. It contains 9-Hydroxycorynantheidine, Mitraphylline and Speciogynine. These alkaloids combine may make an effective, sedative, and muscle relaxant.
Sumatra Kratom is a milder, longer-lasting type of kratom that comes in red, white and green vein kratom. They can help with insomnia since Sumatra Kratom is known for its ability to provide stress relief, regulate sleep patterns, lower blood pressure, and enhance mood. The effects come on slowly but can last up to 10 hours.
One of the most sedating of all strains of kratom, Borneo kratom’s high levels of 7-hydroxymitragynine make it ideal for those looking to ease off opioid addiction. It’s analgesic effects can be quite sedating, which makes it quite helpful for insomnia sufferers. It also is quite good for improving mood.