So far, the use of kratom has been justified because it has the same effect as drinking coffee. This is not true in the use of Bali Kratom itself, the data cause serious side effects.
Moreover, the side effects caused by kratom consumption are far more dangerous than coffee. Deaths from kratom use have not only been reported in Indonesia but also in the United States. Following are some of the side effects that can arise from using kratom:
• Mouth becomes dry
• Nausea and vomiting
• Weight loss
• Urination and bowel movements
• Liver damage
• Muscle ache
Kratom can also be known as Red Bali kratom which can cause side effects on a person’s nervous system and mind, such as:
• Hallucinations and delusions
• Hard to breathe
Even in studies conducted using test animals, kratom shows a stronger effect than morphine. Until now, no known dose limit is considered safe or has been considered excessive when consuming kratom.
In addition to the above side effects, other dangers of using kratom can also arise, such as:
People who use kratom for more than six months will also show signs of addiction, such as addicted if the use of this plant is stopped. The symptoms of addiction that arise are not much different from opium addicts and need immediate medical treatment.
- The danger for the development of the fetus and baby
Kratom side effects can also occur in infants who suckle from mothers who consume this plant. If consumed during pregnancy, the baby can feel the symptoms of withdrawal from drugs or addicted to require special care.
- Risk of causing salmonella poisoning
According to a report in the United States, about 130 people who consumed kratom until April 2018, were poisoned due to Salmonella bacterial infection which may be abundant in kratom leaves. Poisoning from salmonella can be fatal if not treated immediately.
The use of kratom in Indonesia will only be completely banned in 2022 or five years after its establishment as a group I narcotics group, it will be a visit to buy kratom. The five years are given as an adjustment period. Because until now, there are still many kratom farmers in Indonesia. Therefore, it is necessary to slowly destroy the kratom plantation