Kratom

  • FDA declares natural and legal herb an opioid

    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. – If you’re worried about the opioid crisis – you’ll want to listen up. The FDA claims there is an over-the-counter herb out there that works just like an opioid. And they say it’s killing people. But the pushback from folks who use this herb and...
  • Warning that herbal supplement could cause injury and death

    Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs. The supplement, kratom, made from a plant native to Southeast Asia, has gained popularity in the U.S. as a treatment for...
  • FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs The supplement, kratom, made from a plant native to Southeast Asia, has gained popularity in the U.S....