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  • April 10, 2019

How to take Kratom capsules powder and Extracts

There are many articles out there on the effects of Kratom and the various types. These articles are indeed important but what really concerns a beginner is that they are clueless where to start. With this scenario, there is no real guide for Kratom beginners to tell them how to consume or the dosage they should start with. It is always a trial and error method where users discover for themselves on how their body reacts to Kratom and then decisions are made based on that. If you are a new user and is very much puzzled on how to use this special herb for your health and wellness, then this post here can help you to a certain extent through the remaining part of the marathon depends on your preferences and requirements.

You might already be aware that Kratom is available in the form of powder, capsules, extracts, resins and much more.

Kratom Powder Consumption

Kratom powder is usually ingested rather than the process of smoking it up like other plant drugs. But there are different ways to ingest Kratom powder.

Toss and Wash Method

This is the simplest and the fastest method out there by which users can consume Kratom efficiently. All you have to do is toss some Kratom powder into your mouth and then you can gulp down a jar of water immediately to ingest the powder. This method takes less time and no preparation at all. However, the bitter taste of Kratom is what that inhibits the new users from getting adapted to this method. Also, you could split your Kratom dosage into two or three parts and then follow the process instead of going at it in one go.


This is also a common method out there for Kratom users where Kratom leaves are boiled in water for 30 to 45 minutes. The liquid is then allowed to strain from which the tea is prepared. This method consumes time and needs some preparation but users feel that it gives them a wholesome feel during preparation and also that the effects are said to be very consistent.

Some users also mix the dosage with hot water and strain the liquid and drink it straight away. This method is impactful but there no guarantee can be given on its consistency. Some aspects of the Kratom effects might change. For example, few users reported that the analgesic effects of Kratom have minimized and that the stimulating effects are said to be predominant. So if you feel the tea method would work great on you, then you will have to experiment for yourself to check how it aids you.

Kratom with yogurt Some users recommend this process for Kratom consumption due to the bitter taste of Kratom. But make sure that you consume this method on an empty stomach.

Kratom with protein shake – This method is similar to the yogurt method where Kratom is added to a protein shake or a smoothie for better effects. This method is preferred just because of the fact that it is a delicious method to consume Kratom.

Some users also use Kratom with grapefruit juice or citric juice as a better way of Kratom consumption.

Kratom capsules

Kratom capsules have become very popular now since it completely gets rid of the bitter taste from Kratom in a way. Kratom capsules are easy to consume and also they can be stored conveniently without any fuss. You just have to take a Kratom capsule and wash it off with water. That’s it. You are done with it. Capsules are efficient in a way since you can easily take them with you wherever you go. However, there are two drawbacks with Kratom capsules. The effects take time to kick in since the edible capsule gets digested first and then the Kratom powder inside. Also, each Kratom capsule is designed to hold up to 0.5 grams of Kratom powder. In these cases, you will have to consume at least 5 to 10 capsules for your ideal dosage. Otherwise, it is one of the methods that save you a lot of time.

Kratom extracts

Kratom extracts are a potent form of Kratom powder since they are concentrated in nature. You might already be aware of how these extracts are prepared. Consuming extracts is not much of a tough job except for the bitter taste. The extract must be sucked into a filler and two to three drops must be released under your tongue. You will have to keep it under your tongue and suck on it rather than swallowing it. That way, the effects of the Kratom kick in faster and tend to remain for a long period of time. Also, the benefit with extracts is that it merges with the bloodstream faster and also you will have to consume only less quantities of it, which in turn doesn’t develop a tolerance or dependence.

These are the methods by which you can consume Kratom powder, capsules, and extracts. However, you can experiment on these various methods and see for yourself which one of these works well for you.


No matter, which mode of consumption you choose, it is always better to stay on guard with the dosage and always start with smaller doses as a beginner. 2 to 3 grams or even less is ideal for almost all the strains and you can go on increasing the dosage when you don’t experience the desired effects. It is also recommended that you keep an eye on your dosage and take regular breaks between the doses. Strain rotation is one efficient strategy that you could adopt if you wish to experience the benefits of Kratom without getting addicted to it.

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