Where Does Maeng Da Kratom Come From?
Kratom varieties can be found across the globe but mainly originate in the Southeastern Asian countries. Kratom varieties, or strains, are often named after their place of origin, such as Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. For example, Kratom found in Thailand is commonly referred to as Thai Kratom. The unique Maeng Da Kratom strains are rooted back to Thailand, however, this strain was not named after its location of origin.
Why it's called Maeng Da kratom
Interestingly, Maeng Da is named after the Lethocerus Indicus water bug. It’s no wonder water bugs always seem energized, being strong swimmers and fast runners. Considered the most potent strain available, Maeng Da can also mean “Pimp Grade” in Thai where it was originally born.
How is White Maeng Da different from other types of Maeng Da strains?
There are three varieties of Kratom, also known as the Big 3 Kratom. It is often thought of as a tri-color supplement due to its three distinct colors.
- White Vein Kratom is known for its stimulating and uplifting effects. It has a high mitragynine alkaloid content, making it more potent.
- Red Vein Kratom offers a more relaxing and anxiolytic effect and while it typically has a lower mitrgynine concentration, it has higher levels of other alkaloids such as paynantheine and speciophylline.
- Green Vein Kratom is a hybrid of red and white vein Kratom. Similar to the Red Vein Kratom, it induces a relaxing and anxiolytic effect. However, it possesses characteristics from both offering it’s own unique Kratom alkaloid ratio, making it one of the safest choices for a first time purchase.
The Maeng Da Strain comes in these 3 different varieties, as well.
Is Maeng Da Kratom Different from Other Strains?
Maeng Da Kratom is distinct in that it is one of the most potent strains, possessing significantly more alkaloids than other white Kratom powders. It contains a higher-level concentration of Mitragynine and 7- hydroxymitragynine. Both are natural compounds found in Mitragyna speciosa, more commonly known as the Kratom plant. More alkaloids mean it has a higher potency at standard doses. Mount Kratom’s Thai kratom is far more subtle
Benefits and Effects of White Maeng Da Kratom
White Maeng Da Kratom contains a higher level of Mitragynine compared to 7-hydroxymitragynine. This ratio produces one of the most sought-after benefits that many Kratom users appreciate, namely, energizing effects, such as: increased sociability and alertness.
White Maeng Da Kratom has been found to give a potential burst of energy, upon intake. (Remember the water bugs!) It is also said to provide a mood boost. Furthermore, White Maeng Da has the ability to induce relaxation in larger serving sizes, making it unique from the common white vein powders.
White Maeng Da Kratom is a strain every user should have in their arsenal. Its effects are thus generally stronger versions of the effects produced by the average white Kratom strain. Given its potency, a low dosage of White Maeng Da may already yield strong effects to the first time user. Due to its superior quality and powerful effects the White Maeng Da Kratom strain has become widespread among the White Vein Kratom connoisseurs and a fresh batch of it is considered quite a treat.
How much to take?
It is recommended that users visit the American Kratom Association (AKA) website to verify accurate White Maeng Da Kratom dosage information. Due to its potency, a lower dosage of White Maeng Da Kratom is recommended instead of the standard doses of common white strains. Taking half of the regular dosage is highly recommended. Certainly, there will be subjective differences in strength and effects based on individual tolerance level, weight and adaptability. It is thus important for new users not to underestimate the potency of White Maeng Da Kratom and start with less.