A Deeper Look at Heavy Metal Testing Kratom
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A Deeper Look at Heavy Metal Testing Kratom

A Deeper Look at Heavy Metal Testing Kratom Siesta Botanicals is dedicated to ensuring that our customers receive only top-quality botanicals. All of our kratom strains are tested at an independent lab for heavy metals (mercury, lead, cadmium, and arsenic), E. coli, and salmonella. You can find more information on these specific contaminants in our…

Do We Test Our Kratom for Contaminants?
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Do We Test Our Kratom for Contaminants?

Do We Test Our Kratom for Contaminants? Yes. As with any organically-grown plant, kratom is susceptible to contaminants that may be present in the soil, water, and air. All kratom from Siesta Botanicals is thoroughly tested for potential contaminants, including heavy metals and bacteria. In particular, a third party lab tests our kratom for lead,…

Is Kratom Legal?
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Is Kratom Legal?

Is Kratom Legal? As the popularity of kratom has increased significantly in the West over the last decade, and particularly in the last few years, many have been asking “Is kratom even legal?” Maybe you’ve been given conflicting information or even heard that bills were in the works to make it illegal. In this article,…

How Kratom Tea Can Support the Sober Lifestyle
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How Kratom Tea Can Support the Sober Lifestyle

How Kratom Tea Can Support the Sober Lifestyle Different Strokes for Different Folks If you were to walk into a kratom/ kava bar, you’d likely meet a variety of people with different reasons for drinking kratom tea. Some simply like the effects and drink it only occasionally. Others, upon discovering the tea, may have realized…

From Tree to Kratom Tea: How is Kratom Produced?
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From Tree to Kratom Tea: How is Kratom Produced?

From Tree to Kratom Tea: How is Kratom Produced? How is kratom produced? Is it made in a high-tech greenhouse or a lab? Actually, not much has changed over the centuries when it comes to kratom farming practices. You’ll be happy to know that kratom is naturally and organically cultivated and produced from the leaves…

Kratom 101: Mitragyna Speciosa The Complete History

Kratom 101: Mitragyna Speciosa The Complete History

Mitragyna Speciosa, or Kratom, What Kind of Plant Is It Exactly? Mitragyna speciosa, or Kratom as it’s commonly known, is a tropical evergreen tree indigenous to Thailand and its surrounding countries in Southeast Asia as well as New Guinea. The plant has been used for millennia in traditional medicine and in social and religious contexts….

What is Kava?

What is Kava?

“You cannot hate with kava in you.” ~ Tom Harrison in his book “Savage Civilization” (1937)  What is Kava? Kava (Piper methysticum), is a tall evergreen shrub in the pepper family native to the South Pacific Islands. Traditionally, kava has been used as a ceremonial drink and is consumed to bring about a state of…