Some Kratom lovers try to rank strains from “best” to “worst” or from “strongest” to “weakest.” On those lists, Maeng Da Kratom often shows up at the top of these lists because of how popular it is among Kratom fans.
Even though ranking Kratom is very subjective, it’s interesting that so many people who enjoy it rank Maeng Da so highly. What is it about this unique strain that makes it stand out from other strains?
Here at Left Coast, we’re happy to stock many different Kratom strains, and our customers enjoy choosing from our wide selection. Maeng Da Kratom is just one of those strains, and today, we’ll look at some of the variants on this strain.
What Is Kratom?
Kratom is a type of natural substance used by some people as a functional food. The leaves of this tree have been used in regions where it grows natively for many years as a versatile plant ally. The trees grow natively in many regions of South East Asia, including Thailand, but it is also cultivated in other areas as well.
Kratom leaves are dried, processed, and then blended into various natural products to be used by consumers. There are many different varieties on the market, and today’s focus is Maeng Da Kratom.
Kratom leaves contain organic compounds known as alkaloids. In particular, two alkaloids occur at higher concentrations than others and are well known by Kratom enthusiasts: mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine.
Why Are There Different Kratom Strains?
Depending on where Kratom leaves grow, how they are cultivated, when they are harvested, and several other factors, the actual chemical composition of the plant can vary. Like other plants, there isn’t a specific composition that will be found in every single plant. Rainfall, soil content, wind, weather, and other things all change the composition of Kratom leaves.
Additionally, how leaves are picked and dried can lead to different chemical developments in the final product.
All of these varying factors are why there are so many different strains of Kratom. Some strains have similar compositions and effects, while others are very different.
Do People Use Different Strains?
Depending on a user’s particular needs and wants, they might have a specific strain of Kratom that they prefer. Most users, however, like to vary between a few different strains to keep their tolerance for any particular strain lower.
Some people prefer Kratom with lower alkaloid levels, while others prefer those with very high levels. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what will fit your needs best.
What Is Maeng Da Kratom?
Maeng Da Kratom is one of the most well-known strains, but what exactly is this unique and sought-after variety?
Maeng Da roughly translates to “pimp grade” in Thai. This name was given to the best of the best Kratom strains by vendors, and it has been gradually adapted to be applied to many Thai strains of Kratom. The origins of this word are more likely to do with marketing than with ancient origins, but it is still a very useful moniker for identifying specific types of Kratom.
The high alkaloid content of various Maeng Da strains often helps them stand out above others when people think about what Kratom they enjoy most.
Is All Maeng Da Kratom From Thailand?
While the name of Maeng Da Kratom originates from a Thai word and maybe even from Thai farms, that doesn’t mean that every strain of Maeng Da Kratom comes from Thailand today. In fact, many strains do not come from Thailand at all.
Today, the industry uses the phrase Maeng Da Kratom more loosely. A strain that originated in Thailand might now be grown in different parts of the world, especially in Indonesia. The name gives a sense of the strain’s lineage, if not the exact geographic location where it was grown.
Ultimately, strains of this variety can be from a number of places and still be great examples of strong and balanced Kratom. Trying options from different vendors will allow you to explore the nuances that can be found in Kratom from around the world.
Maeng Da Kratom at Left Coast Kratom
These specific strains of Maeng Da Kratom we have on offer here at Left Coast Kratom are popular with many of our customers. Take a closer look at what we have to offer in this category of Kratom strains below.
- • White Vein Maeng Da Kratom
- • Yellow Vein Maeng Da Thai Kratom
- • White Vein Maeng Da Thai Kratom
- • Maeng Da X Kratom Extract
- • OG Red Vein Maeng Da Thai
- • Horn Maeng Da Kratom
- • Enhanced Maeng Da Kratom
- • Full Spectrum Maeng Da Kratom Extract
If none of these stand out to you, browse our top-selling Kratom offerings to get a better idea of what might be a good fit for your next Kratom purchase.
Choosing Your Kratom Vendor Carefully
Whether you’re thinking about trying our Maeng Da Kratom options or you’re going to keep browsing, we want to remind you of how important it is to vet your vendors. Not all vendors are created equal. Some shops test their products rigorously with third-party inspectors, while others just blend and sell without much concern for their customers.
Before you buy Kratom online, take time to review the policies and testing practices of each vendor. Taking a few minutes to do this will ensure that you are only purchasing high-quality Kratom. That will add to your overall experience while also ensuring your safety.
Here at Left Coast Kratom, we always ensure that we do our part in packaging, processing, and testing all of our strains for quality control. If you are ever curious about our practices, feel free to reach out for more information. Our goal is not only to provide great Kratom but also to help educate the community! Keep reading our blog to learn more!