How to Prevent Kratom Nausea
Kratom can ease pain, reduce depression or anxiety, and give you a boost of energy, but too much can lead to side effects like Kratom nausea. Find out how you can use this herb without problems.
A little bit of Kratom can make you feel energized and positive. Slightly more Kratom can relax you, relieve your pain, or even help you sleep. But Kratom can also make you feel nauseous and queasy, and no one wants that. Here are some ways to prevent Kratom nausea:
KNOW AND RESPECT YOUR DOSAGE
Taking too much Kratom is almost guaranteed to make you feel sick to your stomach. Stick with the lowest effective dose to reduce your risk.
To find the dose that's right for you, take a gram and see how you feel. If you don't get the result you want, take another gram after 45 minutes. As soon as you start to feel something close to what you're after, stop. Pick up where you left off the next day and repeat the gradual increases, stopping again before you go too far.
When measuring out your dose, be precise. Instead of eyeballing it, use a digital scale so you know exactly how much you're taking. Even after you find your sweet spot, wait at least four hours before taking another dose of Kratom to avoid nausea.
If you change strains or suppliers, the potency can change as well requiring you to adjust your dosage or risk unwanted side effects. Until you have some experience, stick with the same type of Kratom and use the same reputable source.
ANTACIDS 30 MINUTES BEFORE, LIGHT SNACK 30 MINUTES AFTER
Your body absorbs the beneficial alkaloids in Kratom better when you take it on an empty stomach, but that's also a recipe for an upset stomach. Taking an antacid about 30 minutes before you dose with Kratom shouldn't interfere with its effectiveness, and having a light meal about 30 minutes after dosing should give your body plenty of time to absorb nearly all the active components. Either, or both, will help reduce or prevent nausea.
Whatever you do, don't overeat. Food can kick Kratom into high gear, and that could be even more uncomfortable than the nausea.
MAKE TEAS INSTEAD OF TOSS N' WASH
If you get in a hurry and toss back some powder, you're more likely to feel nauseous than if you sip on Kratom tea.
When tossing Kratom, you ingest the entirety of the plant; chlorophyll, waxes, fibers, etc. Those compounds are not responsible for the unique effects of Kratom, but can contribute to the nausea. When preparing tea, you filter out much of those unnecessary ingredients, but extract all the potent alkaloids into the water. This is why tea is an efficient way to reduce nausea.
If you must use Kratom by toss n'wash, use a smaller amount than you would normally use to brew a tea.
USE GINGER TO REDUCE AND PREVENT NAUSEA
Ginger is a natural spice that's famous for reducing nausea and settling stomachs. Grind it up and add a little to your Kratom whether you're washing or brewing tea. The flavour is a tad spicy, but it tastes way better than powdered Kratom.
If you're in the middle of a bout of Kratom nausea, chewing on a slice of fresh ginger could make you feel better. Crystallized ginger is a candied form of this root that may be a little more palatable if the more pungent, fresh version doesn't exactly rock your world.
Don't forget cannabis is just as famous as ginger for reducing nausea. If it's legal to smoke where you're located, this is another all-natural solution, but don't forget it'll add another psychoactive agent to your herbal cocktail. Try this tip with caution.
By taking precautions and treating Kratom with respect, you can get all the health benefits from this beneficial herb without experiencing nausea or any of the other side effects. How do you like your Kratom?
Written by: Laura
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