5 Things You Didn’t Know About Kratom Kratom is more popular than ever. Every day, people are trying out kratom powder, which is made from the Southeast Asian Mitragyna speciosa tree, and seeing if it has the beneficial effects it is thought to have. That being said, since its popularity is fairly recent, there are still plenty of facts about kratom that some people might not understand. 1. It Is Thought to Have Calming and Relaxing Effects Although right now…