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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27177

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I'm still just using the stuff from the smoke shop. I do see that I'm developing a bit of a tolerance. According to the company website of the particular brand I'm using, each dose is .65mg. I've been using about six capsule per day while at work, and then another two right after I get home. Does this seem excessive? I would like to branch out and find some other products online, but so many vendors don't seem to offer credit or debit card payment. I could use some advice in this area.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27192

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I have to question the 65mg. That seems quite a low weight for a capsule.
When I fill my capsules myself (size 00) they hold about 350mg of Kratom powder.

65mg would be less than the size of your pinky fingernail. That would have to be a VERY small capsule.

Are you sure each cap holds 65mg and NOT 650 mg

Sorry I cannot answer the questions about the payment system as I am in Canada. Credit card processing or straight transfer of funds through the internet (e-transfer) is not a problem here. Because it is so easy here, it is mystifying to me WHY it seems to be so complicated in the US.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27209

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You're absolutely right, it's actually 625 mg. The 2 button on my laptop is a bit sticky. I just didn't notice the mistake. As to the other, I found some decent vendors and made some purchases, so all is good.

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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27215

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seven100 wrote: You're absolutely right, it's actually 625 mg. The 2 button on my laptop is a bit sticky. I just didn't notice the mistake. As to the other, I found some decent vendors and made some purchases, so all is good.

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BTW at 625mg per cap 3 caps for a dose is about right.
Now you have powder, a scale for measuring is Sooooo helpful . Starting dose is 2 gms.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27227

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My orders are due to arrive at the beginning of the week. I gather that you use your own caps, and I would prefer to do the same just for the sake of convenience while I'm working. Do you have any advice as to the best way to get the powder into the capsules?
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27229

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seven100 wrote: My orders are due to arrive at the beginning of the week. I gather that you use your own caps, and I would prefer to do the same just for the sake of convenience while I'm working. Do you have any advice as to the best way to get the powder into the capsules?


I only use caps during the night. A supply of Red Bentuangie at my bedside means I do not have to get up to mix something if I need it in the night which is very seldom.

I do however, make caps for my mother as she prefers it that way.

There are many capsule making devices on the market. I use Cap-M -Quik which I got on Amazon but is also available in my health food store. I use 00 size capsules. I takes about 20 mins to make 100.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27274

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What is your personal preferred method for ingesting the stuff? I thought it would be an easy matter to pick up some empty gel caps today in anticipation of my order, but no. I only got frowned at by the two pharmacists that I asked, and even the guy at the smoke shop gave me a sideways glance when I asked. I will order some caps online, but in the meantime, what is a good discrete way to take Kratom. I sometimes need it mid shift and I don't always have a lot of time for preparations.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27275

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Seven100:

You would do better at a health food store I think. They usually have gel caps there in bulk or you can purchase on line.

I sprinkle the powder on water in a glass and wait 5-10 minutes for it to dissolve and then drink it down. That is my preferred method BUT if I am in a hurry, I sometimes just put it into a closed container with water and shake until it is all mixed in water and chug it down. I think if I was at work I would use this method. It does create a lot of bubbles so it might create a bit of gas (well more than a bit)....so be prepared (hopefully you would be at home by the time this happens!).

I use really small ziplock bags (available in the craft store in the jewlery section, sometimes also in the dollar store) to transport measured doses of Kratom. I also have a collapsible cup that I carry with me in case I need to mix some up when I am out of the house.

Plastic freezer jars work really well for transport too. You can put your measured dose in the cup then transport it to work. All you need to do is add water, shake, and drink it down.
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27278

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I'm definitely familiar with that gassy affect. I just walk around crop dusting all day. Luckily I work in an open air restaurant that gets a good breeze, so nobody notices. Thank you for the tips!
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I was doing it all wrong. 7 months 2 weeks ago #27279

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Sorry, I hate it when I use bad grammar. I should have said effect.
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