Kratom comes from the leaves of Mitragyna Speciosa. The plant is an evergreen native to the countries of Southeast Asia. People throughout these regions reportedly began growing kratom thousands of years ago. Western civilization learned about Kratom in 1930 when discussions of the plant appeared in the Cambridge Journal of Asiatic Society. Cool Stuff! The plant drew attention due to the way many Asians incorporated the plant into their lives, and the benefits people claimed they experienced. Western users…