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TOPIC: Natures Cure Initial Review

Chronicles of: That new guy! 9 months 3 weeks ago #30104

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After a few more batches, I think I found a sweet spot with a mix of white and green MD and green Malay for my morning. Taking the second bump mid day made it harder to tire that night. So need to trial and error dosing a few more times.

Now if only I can get the red mix right........
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Chronicles of: That new guy! 9 months 3 weeks ago #30115

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I like a white and green for morning/day, and green and certain reds at night, like green Sumatra or Borneo and red M.D or bali, hope it helps
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Captains log: Vendor 3a - GoldLeaf/3b - InSenseBot 9 months 2 weeks ago #30258

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InSenseBotanical/GoldLeaf: Start to Finish

In my bag:

Gold MD - (SUPER EXCITED) - Didn't have the exact effect I was expecting, but nevertheless, it had a really smooth and uplifting vibe to it. I think I may need to simply up the dose a bit, but it really is a nice happy medium between white and green strains. Not too much energy and focus, but enough to make for a nice and mellow day while still maintaining a great mood and kept me focused and productive.

Red Elephant (Robs recommendation) - Again, I think dosing is key, but off all the reds, this one didn't give me a headache and did help mellow me out. No buzz or sense of euphoria like some people say they get from reds. I've also never got that from any strain, probably because of my tolerance. But it definitely helped mellow me out and calm my mind for bed. I'm thinking I may need to get my hand on some Indo's.

White Hulu - Probably my favorite of the bunch. I felt it kick in on my way in to work. The morning fog lifted, I felt more alert to everything around me, especially when I drove in to a construction zone. No nervous energy, just a smooth, clean focus. This may be my favorite white strain now, so I'll definitely be getting a larger bag of this.

Green Malay x 2
~Insense Botanical is Plantation grown - I think I preferred this over the wild. Didn't get that uplifting mood from either of them, just a slight mood enhancement. This again could also be dosing. So I may try increasing my intake from both batches to see if that helps. But the plantation grown had a more noticeable effect over the wild.
~GoldLeaf is wild (and crazy) - Need to play with dosing before I give a final verdict on this one.

1=Bad
3=Neutral
5=Good

Before I get started on the grading, I really need to put in my .02¢ - How many of you hate customer service for companies because it's either a robot, they don't pick up or return calls... or even worse, fall of the face of the earth!! Rob is the COMPLETE opposite. I know others have commented on how nice and accommodating he is, but I need to say it again. The guy not only went the extra step so I could use my credit card online (by calling the next day), he actually spent time talking to me. Didn't brag about his product or any feature therein, but actually talked to me. I'm still a newb and am finding my way. So he gave me a few tips and talked to me, not at me. Finding someone who is personable nowadays is hard to do, not with Rob. So major kudos bud!

OK... scoring

Online Ordering: 4 - Still working the bugs out for payment. But aside from that, easy to navigate! Nice clean layout with dropdown boxes for making easy selections. Unique feel at each site, so you know you're not at the same site (he has two).

Price: 4.5 - The price is slightly better than other sites, so long as the quality is on par (hoping better).

Delivery Time: 4 - On par with everyone else' speedy service. Given the price and hopefully quality, he'll definitely be getting my next order.

Packaging: 4.5 - All vacuum sealed bags, clearly labeled with a universal product tag that indicates: color/strain/weight. Would have scored a little higher, but the bags don't easily stand. Small detail, but if you're like me and keep everything in the bag, it makes it a little harder to portion out.

Overall satisfaction: Pending QA......... (but so far ~4.2

I'll update this with results, just took the Red Elephant and will be all over the green tomorrow.
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Chronicles of: That new guy! 9 months 2 weeks ago #30259

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I keep trying to make it say four point eight... but damn smiley face keeps .... well.. you know... SMILING!!!!
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Chronicles of: That new guy! 9 months 1 week ago #30423

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Now that I've worked my way through all goodies, I've updated my initial post. Rather than make a new thread and reiterate all I said before, please see updated notes....
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Chronicles of: That new guy! 9 months 1 week ago #30429

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In Sense Botanicals and Gold Leaf Botanicals would like to thank you for your experience!
We are glad it appears you enjoyed our products.

Just want to let everyone know we are considering some basic packing differences, in the types of bags. We are considering going to all standing pouches, more research needs to be done but we are strongly considering it.

Thanks for your details
Insense1
Rob
www.insensebotanicals.com
www.goldleafbotanicals.net
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Captains log: Vendor 4 - Inland Botanicals 8 months 3 weeks ago #30707

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Inland Botanicals: Start to Finish

In my bag:

White Thai - After advice from Max, I opted to go with the white thai over the white indo. Didn't get a "buzzing" energy boost like I have with a few other strains I've tried, but it was definitely a good/clean energy boost. I've tried both the toss and wash and capsule methods and there is a noticeable difference with toss and wash. So in the morning I put about 5g in a little container and dump it into a bottle of OJ and by the time I'm out of the shower, ready for work and leaving the house I'm wide awake and don't have a case of the yawns even on nights I get bad sleep. So if white thai is the king of energy, I've found my morning starter. Surprisingly I've not had to mix this with any green, so points for finally finding a standalone strain!

Yellow Brick Road: Slightly disappointed with this blend as I really noticed zero effect. Both toss and wash as well as caps. I've tried lowering and upping the dose and at best, just a mild mood/mind relaxer. But as well all know, everyone is different and kratom effects people differently, especially blends.

Green Malay - Another good clean mood lifter. I take this mid day once the stress starts piling on and I'm able to stay focused and not get nearly as frustrated as I would normally. So this is important to me, I need to cool, calm and collected at work and as with all good greens I've tried, it handles that for me.

My grades for Inland are:

1=Bad
3=Neutral
5=Good

Online Ordering: 4 - Still a bit hesitant about echecks, but it's becoming pretty clear that is just the nature of the business at this time. Payment does not process til they create your shipping label, so that's nice. Most charge you the moment you place the order, but Inland doesn't charge you til the order is actually processed and ready to ship.

Price: 5 - Price is pretty on par with all my recent orders and the added samples thrown in add to that value, so that's why I gave them a better rating.

Delivery Time: 4 - a tad slower than the others, but I'm pretty sure it's because they don't work Saturday or Sunday. A few of the other places work on Saturday and sometimes ship that Saturday, so that's a big plus when you're running low and wait til the last minute to order.

Packaging: 5 - As for nearly all vendors, they have a great bagging system that uses bags that stand up and reseal. Their labels are slightly better because they indicate exactly what you ordered instead of listing everything and circling what's in your bag. Excellent for those late nights or slow moving mornings when you need to get into things.

Overall satisfaction: 4.5 - Aside from the echeck and disappointment with one of my selections, this company is awesome! Gina extended great customer service and was super quick to respond to my emails. In doing so, allowed me to make a last minute change. If my next order can't compete with their white thai, I will definitely be ordering that next go around. Maybe try one of their golds as well.
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Natures Cure Initial Review 2 months 1 week ago #35699

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I'''mmmmmm baaaaaaaccckkkkk............

.....and poppa's got a brand new bag!

Because my arthritis has gotten worse over the last 6 months, I've began experimenting with CBD. I started with a roll on, I know.... I know.... Despite what you'd think, it actually worked better than any other type of topical ointment I've tried. I've used HotIce, Biofreeze and solampas to name a few of the top brands. The smell, look and general initial feel was very much that of Biofreeze. HOWEVER,after about 30-40 minutes,I actually noticed pain relief that I typically did NOT get from the above mentioned products. Fast forward to, um.... now!

"Natures Cure": I've slowly pulled away from White Thai unless I mix it with green. Green is still a staple, but I've decided to give reds another try. Natures cure was my choice to try the Hemp Oil Extract that is supposed to have CBD oil in it. Opted to get half a key of their Red Thai as well. They sent me some good size sample packs of their Green May and Premium Red Bali. I'll write a more comprehensive review like the others I've done, but I wanted to address a few very important facts for anyone thinking about ordering from them.

1) They are legit and pretty fast. (I ordered Sunday night and received my package today, Wednesday)
2) Prices are really good! I was spending about ~20 bucks on 100g and I only paid 10 bucks per 100g (half a kilo)
3) Quality seems pretty damn good (Granted I took ~4 grams of the Red Bali and the hemp oil extract with CBD)
4) Packaging is excellent for both the Kratom and the Oil. The oil is actually in a child proof dropper bottle. Never seen one before, but the practicality of it couldn't be more spot on. We've all had some type of liquid with a screw on cap that came loose and leaked. Enough said.

All that said, here are my initial results:
1) Pain relief - My normal pain scale after a long day at work around this time is a solid 5-6. I'm cruising at maybe a 2 right now.
2) Mental State - Very relaxed. Clean, Clear and Cognitive. I usually take xanax around 10pm EST. Haven't had the need or desire to as of yet. I might need it for sleep though. I'm not tired, not wired, but definitely not tired, groggy or nodding.
3) Found what I believe might be one of the best "night caps" - Pending wind up or wind down in the next hour (took the extract just before 9 and Red Bali about 9:30).
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Natures Cure Initial Review 2 months 1 week ago #35757

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Very Nice Reviewing WhatTheCraik.
If anybody has any Questions about Kratom please private message me or make a Post & I will be glad to answer as soon as I can usually within 24 hours if not sooner. I'm usually on really late at night Between Midnight & 5am.
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