The Many Forms of Kratom

The kratom tree, which is closely related to the coffee plant, is an abundant plant grown throughout Southeast Asia.  There are several different ways kratom is sold to the public.  It is good to know some of the benefits and potential issues with each common form of retail kratom. 

If you are looking for the purest form of kratom harvested straight from the source, browse Etha™ Natural Botanicals’ online store today. We work hand-in-hand with kratom farmers and harvesters to pick the very best kratom for you.  We also laboratory test our products before shipping them to customers. This allows us to confidently say that you will receive a botanical product possessing unmatched quality each and every time.

Kratom Powder

Kratom powder is one of the most popular and widely available forms of the botanical product today. While it is typically the least expensive way to purchase kratom, there are a few drawbacks to consider before you decide to purchase kratom powder. One of the biggest complaints about kratom powder is that it does not dissolve easily in water.  Another big complaint is the difficulty in measuring kratom powder.  If you need to use 2.5 grams of kratom powder, it is a challenge to know how much to grab unless you have a sensitive scale, a specific scoop, or a really good eye.  Kratom powder can also be a bit messy as fine powder can float and spread easily in the air.  You can definitely save some money with kratom powders, but know that it may be a bit more challenging to manage and use. 

Kratom Capsules

Another popular way to purchase kratom is in capsule form.  While kratom capsules are significantly more expensive than kratom powders, capsules give you the ability to more accurately measure out your kratom. Transporting kratom in capsule form is much cleaner and easier too.  The challenge comes when you must capsule your kratom yourself.  Filling up capsules can be tedious and messy.  You can purchase kratom that has already been capsuled, but vendors that sell kratom capsules have been known to add fillers and adulterants and use older kratom.  Kratom capsules also add an obvious barrier to your kratom which will deter your access to the kratom.  Also, when kratom is added into capsules, they are not typically filled tightly, so air gets added in which increases the volume and makes it harder to use your kratom.

Kratom Tablets

If you want all the benefits of kratom capsules, but without the drawbacks, your best option is kratom tablets.  Kratom tablets from Etha™are made out of 100%, pure kratom so you do not have to worry about fillers, additives, or bonding agents.  Over five tons of pressure is applied to kratom in order to create solid tablets.  While kratom tablets are tough and will not break apart easily, they dissolve as quickly as kratom capsules.  Like kratom capsules, kratom tablets are easy to measure and easy to transport.  The difference is that the total volume of kratom tablets is much less than kratom capsules which is especially helpful when you are on the move and want to bring your kratom with you.  Also, creating kratom tablets from its natural whole-leaf fibers creates a natural time-release.

Kratom Extracts

It's worth mentioning that Kratom is starting to be offered as an extract in several varieties. The goal of creating extracts is to increase the potency of the product and enhance it for certain alkaloids. For certain providers, the way in which these extracts are produced can be obscure or inconsistent. On top of this, one of the biggest concerns for this method is that extracts can provide a rush and a crash which doesn't lend itself to the most pleasant or consistent kratom experience.  You can get a significant effect from kratom for a short burst of time and it fades quickly. 


How Much Kratom Is Right for You?

Knowing how much kratom to use can be tricky, especially for first-time users who are new to the world of kratom. It is often recommended that beginners start with 2.5 grams of kratom and work their way up in half gram increments. Kratom can take 30-60 minutes to have any effect, so wait before adding more kratom. 

Whether you use kratom powder or kratom tablets, there is one factor that should remain consistent: quality. That’s why our commitment to providing the highest quality kratom to individuals will never be compromised to save on production costs. For our kratom products to maintain unmatched quality, we oversee every step of the production process so that you can be confident knowing that you are receiving the best kratom.  We put our kratom through several lab tests, so we can be confident there are no adulterants or heavy metals.  We also test for bio alkaloid content, so we can ensure potency and create the right blends of kratom for you.  

If you are interested in learning more about our process or would like more information on how we source our kratom or how we conduct laboratory test, contact our team today at Thank you. 



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