In today’s world, people have been switching their preferences from commercialized industrial products to original and natural ones. One of such herbs has been identified, which has been used by the native for many years, however, due to increasing awareness and information among people all over the world, its effectiveness has been known by everybody.

People nowadays are preferring natural products for the treatment of various diseases and health conditions. Mitragyna Hirsuta is one of such herbs which is not known by many people, but it can be used as an effective alternative or substitute for Kratom.

Many people don’t like to use Kratom in everyday routine, for such individuals Mitragyna Hirsuta can be taken into consideration. Why? Because it’s the most effective and best alternative of Kratom and it possesses almost similar properties and has the same alkaloids. The plant is mainly originated from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, and it shares the same family with that of Kratom, therefore it has almost similar health benefits.


The herb is also known as Krathum Khok among their locals and it has the following important advantages:

  • Relaxes muscles
  • Stimulate different functions and mechanisms within the body
  • Performs Pain relief and pain management activities
  • Provide a sense of Euphoria
  • Decrease anxiety
  • Increase energy


It is one of the most effective species of this family Rubiaceae, which holds multiple benefits over the human body. The herb can be taken either in oral form, as in chewing the leaves, or the leaves can be brewed along with Areca Catechu (betel nut) in the form of a tea for more effective results.

Researches have been performed on this herb, and it has been identified that the drug can be effectively used as a substitute for Kratom. It possesses the most beneficial alkaloid, which holds significant pharmaceutical importance named Mitraphylline. If taken in a moderate dose, the herb instantly increases and elevates energy levels within a person. However, if an excessive amount of this herb will be taken, it can lead to sedative effects which might even cause nausea and vomiting within an individual. However, due to its sedative effects, it is taken by many people as stress and anxiety-relieving agent.


The drug is also beneficial for a number of other conditions within a person. Due to the fact that it acts as an indole alkaloid, it has significant effects on the brain receptors. Upon extraction, it also yields isomitraphylline, rhyncophylline, hirsute, and isorhyncophylline. Although it does not contain mitragynine, unlike Kratom, the overall mechanism of action of both herbs is similar.

It has been observed that this herb helps in providing prompt calmness, relaxation, and mental clarity for the individual with an overall feeling of wellbeing. Whereas, its most important and effective advantage is that it aids in restful sleep, and provides an uninterrupted sleep cycle to the individual throughout the night.


Although, Mitragyna Hirsuta has been observed to be functioning similar to that of the other herbs belonging to the Rubiaceae family, like Kratom and its derivatives. But, the intensity of the functions performed by this herb is exceptionally rare. The drug not only helps in relaxing muscles of the body, but it also increases the stamina and energy of the individual.

It has been observed to be providing more dope effects to the human body as compared to other strains of Kratom. The herb can be effectively used for treating various mental health conditions and challenges within a patient, and those who are having a hard time managing their social and personal problems can effectively result in their issues by taking the prescribed doses of this herb. It not only helps in enhancing energy, but it also improvises the functioning of the brain and mental health conditions. This ultimately results in improving motivation and determination within a person.


As discussed earlier, the herb is somewhat similar to Kratom and possesses similar actions and constituents. One of the most effective usages of the drug is its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial activity, when taken in appropriate doses, it can be used for treating multiple diseased conditions like bacterial infections, etc. Most of all, the herb can be brewed in tea form, and this instantly helps in uplifting the mood. The herb provides exciting and restorative effects on the human body.


It is important to take an appropriate and adequate dosage of the drug, as per the needs and requirements of the individual. For example, for the first-timers, it is recommended that 15mg of the herb should be taken, and it should be either brewed in the form of a tea, or it can also be used by directly chewing and engulfing the leaves. If the individual wants to experience more intense and severe effects, then the dose can be increased to 25 to 30 mg as well.


There are countless and numerous countries where its availability has been made easier for individuals. Unlike Kratom, whose trading around the world has been banned completely, this herb can be easily found by the individual. FDA has generally banned all such herbs, which possess alkaloids as their main ingredient. However, Mitragyna Hirsuta has still not been banned, as it possesses mild effects on the human body as compared to the other alkaloid-containing herbs. Though it can be sold and possessed by individuals, there is still no FDA approval to be used for medicinal purposes.


Mitragyna Hirsuta is mild but has classy effects for those looking for something to rely upon to make their day great. It is generally considered safe to use, but still, researches about it are continued. It is as same as Kratom, but mild and is available all over the world in the form of tinctures, Kratom powder, extract,s, or tea.