Welcome to the 6th largest island in the world, the Sumatra islands! Home to several rainforests and endangered species of animals, this Island is known to provide unique herbs that are rare to find! One of these herbs is known as Kratom, or more specifically, Red Sumatra Kratom.
Recently, this particular Kratom strain has seen its popularity sky-rocket. The reason for this? Red Sumatra Kratom and information on it became easily available! With several breakthroughs coming in understanding Kratom (some from the experience of Kratom buyers), many individuals decided to jump on the Kratom bandwagon. Many of these individuals either chose Red Sumatra Kratom to get started or ended up buying this particular Kratom strain because of its popularity. To learn more about why this Kratom strain is so popular, keep reading this article.
The Kratom Herb
Want to properly understand Red Sumatra Kratom? For that, let’s talk a little about the Kratom herb. Known as the ‘Southeast Asian herb’, Kratom is obtained from the leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa trees found in regions such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and so on.
The climates available in these regions provide adequate growing conditions for the Mitragyna speciosa trees and their leaves. Keep in mind that each region provides a different Kratom variety/strain because of changes in growing conditions.
The leaves of this tree play the most important role as they contain all the alkaloids that provide Kratom with its alkaloid profile. These alkaloid concentrations also cause changes in the colors of the Kratom leaves and each Kratom color provides a unique alkaloid profile.
The Mystery of Red Sumatra Kratom: Origins
Let’s solve the mystery behind the origin of Red Sumatra Kratom once and for all! The first thing you need to understand is that the color in the names of Kratom strains represents the color in the leaves of that Kratom variety at the time of harvesting. Hence, Red Sumatra Kratom is obtained from the Red Kratom leaves.
Next, ‘Sumatra’ is a clear indication that this strain is obtained from the Sumatra Islands. This island is home to a tropical climate and mineral-rich soil that is perfect for the growth of wild Kratom trees. To obtain Red Sumatra Kratom, farmers have to make sure to harvest the Red vein Kratom leaves from the Kratom trees in the Sumatra region. Most of you may not know this but Sumatra Island is Indonesia’s biggest Island and accounts for a large number of Kratom exports from the Indonesian region.
Red Sumatra Kratom: Why So Famous?
Ever wondered why the Red Sumatra Kratom strain is so famous? Several factors come into play when determining which Kratom strains are favorites of the K