Its one of the commonly used kratom strain containing the more active alkaloids and flavonoids in all of the existing kratom strains. It has a great invigorating aroma with wide range energetic properties. It claims is origin from Thailand but it’s gaining its popularity very fast to the rest of the world. Its leave is characterized by visible white vein like structures on its lamina. The white maeng da powder or capsule can be bitter, that causes it to be laced with apple juice and other sweet flavor to reduce bitterness. It acquires the name “white” from its white colored kratom strains on the leaves rather than the normal dark green. White maeng da is commonly referred to as “working men’s” by the residents of Thailand. This is because its considered as a replacement for alcohol as it has high focusing effects and stimulating effect (kratom guide, 2018).it can be self-prescribed or used as directed by a physician. there is various use of white maenad both as a pharmaceutical drug and self-prescribed.
Relaxing – it increases energy especially the morning hours thus creating a natural healing capability in the body. This makes it possible to be recommended as an anti-depressant.
Pain reliever – it contains compounds that inhibit production of prostaglandins there the brain does not receive the pain reception. Its sometimes recommended by physicians as an analgesic stimulant.
Libido/ stamina– due to high energy capability white maeng da increases libido by nourishing the cells with enough energy. As a result, the body gains strength to perform physical related activities.
Mood enhancer – it provides stimulating effects which make the user activity and more alert the stimulant effects causes the mind to be focused and attentiveness. This increases the ability to concentrate on a given task.
Alcohol alternative – unlike alcohol white maeng da does not cause any harm to the liver and associated burning effect of alcohol to the digestive system.
White maeng da has less side effects when used normally but more effects when used as an overdose. These include:
When taken in large doses it causes problems with the respiratory system. If this persists recipient should consume the red strain of maeng da kratom which brings back normal body function.
Addiction – this occurs when white maeng da is misused or overdosed leading to dependency. Its supposed to be take in small dosage according to the effect expected.
Irritation and anxiety – alkaloids concentration in the white maeng da strain can lead to anxiety and irritation cause the person to talk more than normal.
Dizziness has also been experienced in some users. If a patient experiences this side effect it is important not to engage in activities requiring concentration.