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Dosing 4 months 2 weeks ago #50831

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hey misskitty!

its nice to have a gage on what works for others, but everyones reactions are so unique. im typically sensitive to all medicines, but not to kratom. go figure. ill admit I only weight new stuff I get in and write on the bag if its heavier or lighter. but most time 2g is a flat bakers teaspoon and im fine with that.as long as I rotate different strains and companies.

I can safely usually toss and wash up to about 4g. but it took a lot of practice to get there! anything more I had to dissolve. but I did a full reset in jan and glad to say now my dose is back to normal levels.

yet there are a few vendors I have to take less or the greens can send me napping. and a couple places I do love their strains so much that its worth taking 1/4 to 1/2 gram more to get desired effects.
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Dosing 4 months 2 weeks ago #50825

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Good morning misskitty,

Sounds like Your one of the lucky ones that doesn’t need to take bigger amounts of leaf to get relief . If taking smaller doses works , that awesome ! This will help keep your tolerance down since you’ve started with small portions , and your supply will last a very long time comparatively to those of us that require more ... very cool !

Yes , folks take on average 3 gms per dose, me personally ... I take 4.5-5.5 gm per dose 4-5x a day . Been taking kratom everyday for 3 years, I was inspired to get off my meds because kratom gave me such amazing relief from depression, anxiety and chronic pain that was responsible for it . I started out at approximately 3 gms and soon after started taking around 5 gms .

Until recently , I always used a measuring tsp, then Rob from InSense/ Goldleaf Botanical gave me the push to get a scale , the cool thing is that I was able to confirm that I was taking the amount I thought I was taking , even a little less . Some powder takes up more or less volume in a tsp and that’s where a scale is handy to consistently take the same amount , and having comparison of various types for potency and effects of the leaf your taking .

Your method sounds great , if needing more you take more a hr later , good protocol! Don’t worry about what other folks take , we all have our unique chemistry, what works for you , does not work for another ...

I rarely make tea , some folks swear by it .
I’ve to have options for intake . Typically when making teas , more leaf is needed , takes experimenting to find the right amount that suits your needs . Start small , take more if needed .

This is a perfectly fine zone to post your thread B-) (L)

Stoked to have you here , please don’t hesitate to reach out about anything you are needing help with . Lots of amazing ILK vendors with awesome leaf , we are spoiled and blessed !!

Take care my friend
Life is better with kratom !
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Dosing 4 months 2 weeks ago #50824

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I use a baking teaspoon so its the same amount each time. Regular spoons can vary in size.
But yes I take a whole tsp at a time. I place it on my tongue then wash it done with a cup of water.
Have actually managed 2 tsp at once a few times just to get it over with quick.

Use whatever works for you. Thats great if you only need 1/4 or 1/2 tsp.
I use 1 to 2 tsp at a time depending on the vendor and quality of the kratom.
Funny kratom is the only substance that i've ever used less of.
I have always been the type to take higher dosages of everything.

Been using Laughing Lion and only need 1 tsp per dose when I first wake up. Then I take it a throughout the day as needed.
I mainly use it for my bad anxiety and depression.
It seems chronic pain users may need more. But again depends on the person.
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Dosing 4 months 2 weeks ago #50823

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Newbie, hope I’m posting in the right place? I know it’s highly inaccurate but I use a small spoon to eyeball my dose. I measured once...1/4-1/2 teaspoon. I hear people recommending several grams 2-3 as a starting point so I weighed on my sensitive gram scale and my dosing comes up significantly shy of even 1 gram! Yet it consistently works for me. If I need more I wait an hour and take a bit more. I weighed out 3 grams of Maeng Da and it seemed like an incredibly large amount. As I have my own swish & swallow method, that would be near impossible to take. I’d have to do a tea. Are most folks really using that much?
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