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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 5 days ago #45128

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I received this as a free sample; I just paid shipping for it and the other two ounces, one green, one red, that I also got as part of a promotion for us here.

The grind is exceptionally fine. I always like to get a really good sense of the smell of anything new as I think that it's not only fun to do so, and a way to determine freshness, but it can also work to prepare my body for the herbal supplement I'll be taking. Same applies to taste, btw.

Anyway, this was so fine I actually breathed in some, lol. The fine grind reminded me of Matcha Tea. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matcha

The smell is even a bit like Green Matcha, though more subtle. Hard to pin down as none of its notes dominate. Tea like though, so more reason for those that brew their Kratom to enjoy it. And like Matcha which is taken whole with the tea prepared from it, I suspect that people might not bother with straining the Kratom tea prepared from this.

So I was sort of prepared for how fast this would go to work, and it was my first serving of the day as I planned on waiting for it, but even so I was a bit surprised in that it came on very fast, but also at full strength, in like nothing flat. Yes, on an empty stomach, and after going to the gym, but still.

TLDR: I don't really mix my Kratom varieties, though I will at times mix red stem and vein with a green kratom, but I think I might in the future with this. Woof! I have nothing negative to say, but had I taken a bit more I might have been feeling wired.

This white comes with the full compliment of other benefits we hope for on top of the energy boost we expect, but the initial energy/concentration boost was so strong I wasn't really noticing them. Though I wasn't feeling any aches or pains, the onset of that feeling was so secondary to the energy boost that I didn't pay it much mind.

After about three hours I was still feeling the energy, bigly, but I was able to more appreciate a mood boost, and a sense of contentment.

Anyway, next time I try this I'll mix in some of the Red.

But I'm starting to feel the serving of that I took, spoiler alert: it's nice, but it too is giving me some energy, so ultimately I might end up mixing this with a really mellow strain.
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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 4 days ago #45135

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Thanks for the prompt review! I also got a special sample order from them today and appreciate the potential head’s up for when to get into it first. Thanks Kratom Krates for the fun promotional opportunity for our community!
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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 4 days ago #45157

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"Oh mommy, that is nice", I just heard myself say out loud, lol, and what better inspiration for reviewing Kratom Krates Green Mae Dang.

According to its label its lower in potency than that of Kratom Krates White and Red Mae Dang, but that refers only to the main alkaloids we associate with Kratom, and there are others.

Like the White I reviewed above, this has an exceptionally fine grind. It too has a subtle tea like aroma, while smelling a bit more green. For people who like the taste of Kratom, this might make for an ever tastier Kratom tea than the White.

It comes on very fast, but not as hard with its energy inducing benefit as the White, and instead is more notable with its mood boosting, and inflammation soothing, benefit. This would be good for a headache or stress, while the White would be better for lethargy or fatigue.
The endurance of this Green is quite good. While I'm posting this only two hours after taking a gram of it, plus a quarter gram of stem and vein, I feel confident in saying that it can hold its own with the other top offerings. I just remembered that this is two days in a row now that I forgot to take Rhodiola. Lol, I tip my hat to Kratom Krates for providing such stimulating strains. Off topic, but when buying Rhodiola, and you want the most energy, consider looking to ones standardized to 3% salidrosides. Though regardless if either rosavins or salidrosides dominate, they're all good.

nootriment.com/salidroside/

www.mz-store.com/blog/rhodiola-rosea-rosavins-or-salidrosides/

This Green Mae Dang is for helping promote a very good overall feeling, and it doesn't come up short in other regards. Though of course for those who need the most relief possible for chronic pain, they might want to look to the Red. This Green is no slouch though, and it might be better for the evening than the powerful Red Mae Dang, which could be an excellent go-to for those who need both heavy pain relief, and help in powering through a busy day.

I'll try and say more about the Red Mae Dang after trying it again. It was hard to pin it down after taking something so energizing as the White Mae Dang. I'll try it again today, but after a longer time between servings than I had yesterday. And since this Green Mae Dang is more mellow than the White, that too will be a factor in my being better able to assess both its pain relieving, and energy boosting, attributes.

Lol, timing will be very important here as I don't want to take it very late at night. I'm figuring on 9:30 PM.

I'll then try it again as my first serving tomorrow, at roughly 3:00 PM, and that should give me as good an idea as I'm likely to get from it.
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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 4 days ago #45162

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Review of the Red MD delayed until tomorrow. The Green MD had a second wind and so I delayed my serving of Red MD, and I expect its effect to possibly linger into the morning. So I want to include all of that.
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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 3 days ago #45172

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Very fine ground again, and again fast acting. 15 minutes into my serving today of the Red Mae Dang and I was doing an impression of George Takei's "Oh my".



Last night's Red Mae Dang had a long duration, and extended into the morning. It's not like a sedating red as they are generally understood to be, as it has lots and lots of kick to it, though it does really go to work on ministering to the body. I can't say it was more one thing than the other in that respect. It felt like it had pain relief and an easing of tension. But I wasn't really in much pain to speak of this morning, and I was mostly noticing its energizing effect as I was a bit short on sleep. I went to bed late, and instead of going back to sleep, as I usually do, after waking up after five hours or so in bed, I felt too alert to roll back into bed after going to the bathroom.

I'm really grateful for these free samples, so instead of putting a fresh batter into the lineup after taking the Red, I went once again to the Green Mae Dang. It's turning out to have been a good choice as I took it a few hours earlier than usual, as I also took the Red Mae Dang a few hours earlier than normal.

I think I detected a nice, almost sweet but not cloying, aroma from it having been (extensively?) cured that blended in well with the tea like smell I'm associating with these Kratom Krates MD strains. Quite a bit like an herbal tea that has some orange added to it, or peach, like Celestial Seasons offered. Lol, I just got a bunch of tea from them, so the smell is on my mind.

OK, these are not night time strains. The Red Mae Dang would be a champion for those who have to go to work while tired and full of aches and pains, and looking to boost their mood while alleviating stress and negativity. The White would be fantastic for putting sparkle into a marathon day, and the Green is just wonderful overall as a feel good boost to mood and energy.

High powered stuff, so take your servings accordingly. After putting some other vendors strains in my rotation for a short while I'll revisit the White and the Red and see what I can think to blend with them. I've got what I think are several good candidates in mind. I might even make it a trifecta blend by using Tea Time's Red Stem and Vein with all of them, on top of a bit of another vendor's less energizing strains, like a Gold Bali, or a Red Dragon.

Which reminds me, I'm thinking of doing a top to bottom revisiting of everything I have stored away. I won't be going into any great detail about that experience if I get it done, but maybe it will provide for some fun comments. It definitely won't be a comparison. I like everything I have, so I'd focus just on the positive attributes of them all.
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KratomKrates White Maeng-da 1 week 2 days ago #45174

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ZAPS Spring Cleaning on the FALL BACK day. Interesting....
I have dipped into the samples from Kratom Krates as well, but only big toe dip in case of opposite results (couldn’t risk a spontaneous nap need). Tiny tries have been enjoyed and I look forward to trying them more exclusively soon.

Happy CLOCKS BACK day!
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