There is a resurgence of interest in alternative sources of nutrition, one of the organic kinds. There has been too much negativity on processed foods and synthetically produced supplements as well as genetically modified organisms. Consumers nowadays prefer organic food items whether fresh produce or beverages. This is mainly why despite the various food trends; coffee had remained to be the most popular beverage as to its organic properties and since it is also energy-infusing. Caffeine the active compound in coffee has been used for medicinal purposes, as a natural source of energy, and it also has anti-cancer properties. One of the newest to hit the market is kratom, which is a plant-based powder that is mainly used as tea. It has alkaloids that are said to be good for the body and one’s health and it is all organic, the trees in which the kratom leaves come from grow naturally in the forests of southeast Asia. Many have become smitten with the unique taste and effects that kratom brings, but if you want to make the most out of your morning cuppa, then take kratom and caffeine together.
It might surprise you to know that kratom and coffee belong to the same family, it is like they are sisters, alike and different in the same way. But since kratom has found its way into the morning beverages of Americans it is often asked whether it can be mixed with coffee and will it have far more benefits. Kratom and coffee are both great on their own, and mixing them will not give you a supercharged tea or coffee, but rather each complements the other. The earthy taste of kratom goes well with the caffeine in coffee and if you want to get the added benefits of kratom but have been used to drinking coffee, then having them both is a win-win situation for you. Moreover, kratom and coffee can give you that energy boost and at the same time help you think clearly and stay focused, which are great early in the morning. If you have not heard of kratom, read on for the many benefits that you can get from kratom and caffeine.
Getting to know kratom and coffee.
Kratom is sold in the country in powder form, it is the only way you can get it from certified suppliers. Look for the impurity-free kratom to get the best deal, you can buy in small packs but you save more if you buy the larger packs by kilos. Kratom is made from dried and grounded kratom leaves that are harvested when the leaves are in their peak condition to get the most out of the alkaloids in them. It comes in several varieties based on the color of the vein that runs through the leaf, mainly red, green, and white. Each with its signature potency and taste, but the mildest one is said to be white kratom and for the more adventurous ones, it is the red kratom while the green is in the middle. It is recommended that you start with the white kratom as it is the most agreeable in taste. Also, you can mix kratom up in any beverage that you want but experts say that the best pairing is kratom and caffeine in coffee. Coffee is the most preferred drink in almost every country in the world, save for those who are mainly tea leaf drinkers like the Chinese and English. Coffee comes from the coffee plant which produces berries that are also called coffee beans. When it is ripe, it is harvested, processed, dried, and then roasted and ground. The aroma and intensity of coffee depend on its variety and roasting temperature and time. The most popular coffee is in the instant form of espresso, where you just mix it with hot water and it instantly dissolves, it is easy to use and store and available anywhere. For the more discerning tastebuds, brewed coffee from ground coffee is the only way to make coffee satisfactorily. But it is just a matter of preference, the instant, and brewed versions have the same taste and caffeine content. Coffee is mainly composed of caffeine and other low-level alkaloids which is not relevant to most because when people think of coffee they immediately think about caffeine.
What do you get from kratom and caffeine?
Kratom and caffeine from coffee share a family lineage but they are quite different from each other based on composition and compounds. Kratom comes from a leaf and coffee from beans, while the leaves are harvested from trees that grow in certain parts of Asia only, and coffee is from a shrub that is fruit-bearing and can grow in most temperate zones in the world. Since kratom is made from leaves, it is freshly harvested, then dried and ground into powder it does not undergo any chemical process. Kratom is rich in two alkaloids mainly 7-Hydroxymitragynine and Mitragynine and is what gives it a distinct taste and potency. It has been consumed by most people due to its mood alleviating effects and pain relief. It is usually drunk as tea or added to coffee, some may also take it in capsule form. Coffee is the natural source of caffeine and has been the choice for many for it boosts energy and keeps you awake and focused which is very good for the early morning rush. Kratom and coffee each have their benefits and although the preference for which to drink may be based on personal reasons and needs, no rule says that you cannot drink both during the day. generally, kratom should be taken only once a day, because it is said to have opioid-like properties and although it is not banned in the country, some states have banned it altogether. Coffee has been dubbed to be the only legal stimulant and is not regulated at all, it even is one of the biggest businesses in the beverage market. More than that, coffee is used in desserts, food, and even skincare. Kratom and coffee are great in each their own right and have their specific strengths but they can also work together.