As you may recall Kratom is a tree that is indigenous to the tropical regions of our Eastern world. We have reason to believe that King Tut as well as many pharaohs before him were given gifts of Kadamba aka Kratom. Remember the Upanishads are the oldest existing records of written manuscripts regarding enlightenment and creation. Hymns from the Rig Veda (buddhist) and Papyrus recorded by the Greek historian Herodutus (Ebers Papyrus, Smith papyrus) prove that Kratom has been around for centuries prior to Christ Era.
Since the beginning, Kadamba (kratom) has been used in ceremonies and everyday use as an herb with multiple purposes. Wood, clothing fibre, charcoal, palm wine (https://doctorlib.info/herbal/encyclopedia-psychoactive-plants-ethnopharmacology/155.html). Mitragyna consists of over 7 alkaloids and each region where it grows naturally seems to have a slight variable when it comes to active ingredient potency and availability. In Africa, Mitragyna Speciosa is called Mitragyna Stipulosa (Hallea rubrostipulata) and these trees are similar to the ones found in Indonesia and India. Used ceremonially there as well for centuries. Indonesia has the highest Mitragynine counts it seems as most do not source from these regions for their products.
Kademba was a goddess who was worshipped in India. Now called "A Holy Tree" that is supported by ancient manuscripts dating back before Egyptian times. Kratom is a beautiful herb that has been used longer than most medicines. Even the Elephants would rejoice when the Kadamba tree would release its pollen, tricking the beautiful creatures into thinking rain was upon them. The tree does not draw much wildlife except a few squirrels as the flowers are inedible. The pollen is used for ceremonial dye just like saffron. During weddings or celebrations the women would dance around the tree and they also kept its dried flowers for luck. This plant was sought out by most royalty so it's assumed that it was gifted to the pharaohs.
This plant is so sacred in ancient Hinduism that Lord Krishna was even depicted standing in front of this tree. The symbolic importance of this tree goes much farther back than we previously imagined. It is even said to have astrological importance as inspiration to hermetic "as above so below" the multiple branches representing our lives and the choices we make. So many other theories about the resemblance of this tree and myths of its presence "standing in the Garden of Eden as a spiritual teacher." Thinking back to the times of the first individual man we must remember the way we were taught was not audible most likely, We (Adam) walked with God in Genesis. This means maybe that we projected the energy we absorbed thru our food and were able to connect with the creator. Most likely, the early man/woman was entirely vegan. We relied upon our women to bring down the terrestrial light of creation guided by the creator and helpers thereof (see Lemurian epoch). We were much more spiritual beings and our aetherical perceptions were stronger and able to absorb multiple dimensional influences in able to learn.
This brings me to my next point. Kratom is still, in this day and age of modern science 10% unknown. We were possibly visited by ancient beings who helped spread the seeds of healing and knowledge. They planted our fields in the beginning for the entirety of the Earth's time. We were able to connect with alternate dimensions (and teachers therein) based on how we lived our lives. Stress-free, loving, and attentive to the needs of the planet. We were not ingesting large amounts of stress-raised fear-induced/killed meat. We were not stressed about finances, the village life in ancient times was far more laid back and that allowed us to ponder the unknown and meditate with the knowledge that the Upanishads granted us. Jesus was a carpenter but he was a layer of the foundation of the ancient secret mysteries. Abel was a Sheppard but nowhere in the Bible does it say he killed any animals... These ancient manuscripts were taken so literal by some while others read a tad deeper. Remember that Jesus spoke in parables in Public but the meatiest truth when alone with his disciples. This explains now why some DO NOT nor will not feel the need to listen to YOUR advice about this magnificent herb. They are naturally turned off based on their intentions in life, think about this...
One really cool fact about Ancient Mitragyna Speciosa is that it was named after a Mitre-headed wand. Called "The Precious Mitre" (based on the shape of the Leaf and its active ingredient results when ingested). Those who know what a Mitre-headed wand should remember that a Mitre-headed wand was used by Ancient Egyptians in their religious ceremonies. A Mitre headed wand was the wand used by the Hierophant (the highest-ranking officer in the Temple) who protects the hidden knowledge between the two pillars of Solomon (Boaz and Jachin). The Goddess depicted in Ancient Egypt's (Book of The Dead) is: THME, or Themis. She whom guards the entrance between the pillars (and is also a representation of our Higher self). The beast Ouammoout stands next to the giant form of Thoth who records the deeds of the aspirant while weighing the soul on the scales of balance.
In the past herbs had a much more impactful resonance within the medical world/industry. We know that one had to see a shaman in order to seek healing and to be healed from ailments. Shamanism consisted of knowledge of sacred herbs and these herbs were administered not just with a topical application rather incantation and energy/astral light work. Allopathic therapeutics has a far greater efficacy when it came to being healed using herbs based on people's mindset. An open mind and results-driven credibility drive others to utilize the same herbs for healing. Without results, there would be no shamans. We would all just apply our own remedies and hope for the best. NO, that is not how ailment should be treated. Energy from a healer is essential to set the golden ratio into motion. The ratio by which our creator allows these medicines to work are greater when administered by a shaman versus administered via any western medical provider. Shamans are able to dig deeper into the psyche because they know the patient well and are able to follow up. Sending their utmost appreciation towards the healing process of the patient rather than moving on to the next one, focusing on material/self-gain averting the true healing of the patient.
It's time we take a stand together and buy our products from companies who are truly taking a stand against the portion of food. Medicine like Kratom should be used methodically and sparingly as all ancient herbs are sacred. Diminishing the value of a herb by lowering the price results in tolerance and unhealthy users. All we wish is for the public to see how we educate and pay it forward with the truth. Kratom may become addictive, too much of any good thing may become thus. We must look as to why these ancients chose to literally bow down to this tree and assess the truth behind addiction. No plant should ever have been worshipped. The false idol-worshipping comes from misguided thoughts. Too much of anything may become a bad thing. Addiction was not a thing nor is it a thing in the East remember this... The power of Kratom goes back centuries and in order to learn from the past, we must dedicate time to educate on the future. Learn from the mistakes of our elders and continue to appreciate the sacredness of Kratom by making it safer for the people.
Here is a link to an article from Hindu Times.