In the tropical region of Southeast Asia, an exquisite evergreen tree grows indigenously throughout the forests. This amazing tree is known by the name Mitragyna Speciosa, or, “Kratom”. Now, you may have heard that name before. Kratom is extremely beloved in it’s native regions, but it’s becoming more and more popular in the United States too. 

Kratom is known for providing the user with a variety of benefits when consumed. Natives of Southeast Asia have been using the plant as a type of herbal medicine for hundreds of years. The amazing benefits come from the active alkaloids within the leaves. There are dozens of different alkaloids in a single Kratom plant, but the ones most responsible for the effects are called Mitragynine and 7-Hydroxymitragynine. 

Kratom is diverse; there are many different types (strains). They are typically categorized by vein color and the geographic origin of which it was grown. Each Kratom strain will provide different effects, however, these effects can be subjective from person to person. The vein color and origin can help us determine which effects a specific strain will provide. 

In this article, we are going to focus on “Bali” Kratom strains and how it compares to other types of Kratom. As well, we will tell you how and where you can buy Bali Kratom safely


What is Bali Kratom?

Kratom strains are often defined by the region in which they originated. However, Bali Kratom has some interesting debate surrounding its authentic origin. We know that Bali Kratom grows on Bali plantations and ships out of Bali ports, but we cannot be sure that is where it originated. We’ve also heard rumors that some Bali strains are made by blending together Sumatra and Borneo strains.

Bali Kratom strains are the second most popular type of Kratom in the entire industry - second to Maeng Da Kratom. This variety is known to produce much larger leaves and grows at a faster rate than other Kratom trees, which means it’s great for mass production. Like other strains, Bali Kratom can be found in four different vein colors; Red Bali Kratom, White Bali Kratom, Green Bali Kratom, and Gold Bali Kratom. 

Let’s dive into them now. 


Types of Bali Kratom Strains

Previously, we discussed that Kratom strains are categorized by vein color. The vein colors tell us a lot about the plant. They help us indicate the actual age of the tree and how long the alkaloids have been developing. 

Leaves with white colored veins are the newest and youngest. They reside on the very bottom branches of the tree. They tend to be smaller in size. White veined leaves contain the highest concentration of Mitragynine and the lowest concentration of 7-Hydroxymitragynine. 

Green veined leaves are considered the “middle-child”. They are slightly older, so the alkaloid concentrations have altered. Some of the Mitragynine has broken down and been converted into a higher concentration of 7-Hydroxymitragynine. 

Red veined Kratom leaves are the oldest and wisest. You’ll find them on the very top branches of the tree. The alkaloids have matured greatly. There’s a moderate amount of Mitragynine and uplifted levels of 7-Hydroxymitragynine. 

 

Red Bali Kratom

Red Bali Kratom is a fan favorite. It’s the most popular vein color of Bali Kratom. It contains the most fully developed alkaloids. So, the resonation of Red Bali is extremely relaxing and ideal for tackling discomfort relief. As well, people say that the effects tend to last longer than other strains. If you’re looking for deep relaxation, you really can’t go wrong with Red Bali. 


Green Bali Kratom

Green Bali Kratom is also a fairly popular strain. Many Kratom connoisseurs enjoy the more balanced and less intense effects that the Green vein variety provides. Green Kratom strains, in general, offer a fairly equal resonation between energy and calm. Green Bali is great for uplifting your mentality and eliminating “brain fog”. In our opinion, this is a great strain someone who is new to Kratom.


White Bali Kratom

White Bali Kratom is the most stimulating of the Bali variety. The invigorating white alkaloids are great for boosting focus and concentration. As well, it provides a cheerful attitude. We like to call White Bali the “Anti-Negativity” leaf because it strongly encourages positive thinking! 


Gold Bali Kratom

Gold (Yellow) Bali Kratom is unique. Yellow Kratom strains are created by a special drying process that takes place after the leaves have been harvested. They are the only vein color that doesn’t indicate the actual age of the leaf. If you were to mix Green and Red Bali strains, the resonation would similarly reflect Gold Bali Kratom. The soothing nature helps ensure a happy well-being. 

  • Why do they call it “Golden” Bali?
    • Yellow Bali is often referred to as “Gold” or “Golden” Bali because it has a reputation for being the best and most potent Bali Leaf. It’s highly valued and harder to find compared to others. 

What is Bali Kratom Used for?

The different types of Bali Kratom strains will produce differing effects. Bali Kratom can be used for many purposes! Bali Kratom typically provides calming effects with notes of discomfort relief and pure relaxation. 

Most individuals who seek out Bali Kratom are looking for one or more of the following effects: 

  • Relief from Physical Discomfort
  • Relaxation
  • Calm mind
  • Restful Sleep
  • Balanced mood

* Please keep in mind that these claims are developed from personal experience and are not considered fact. We are not qualified to give any professional medical advice. 

Photographic image depicting a 4oz packet of Happy Hippo Brand kratom powder, sitting next to a wooden bowl filled with a heaping mound of loose Bali kratom powder; Sitting next to the kratom powder packet, are stacked two glass jars filled with kratom powder. The jars read: "Red Dragon Bali", and "Royal Golden Bali"

How Much Bali Kratom Should I take?

Your Kratom serving size can vary between strains. Other factors can affect your serving size as well. It’s important to always start low and work your way up from there! A good place to start is a 1-2 gram serving size and increasing by ½ gram increments as needed. 

If you’re looking for more information regarding Kratom serving sizes, check out our article “Kratom Usage: How Much Kratom Should I Take?”. In this article we explore how to determine your Kratom serving size, rotating Kratom strains, and how to keep your Kratom tolerance low! It’s really great information for a Kratom Newbie. 


How to Manage Tolerance with Bali Kratom

Many of us enjoy Kratom on a daily basis, but frequent use can use tolerance complications. Kratom tolerance is often an issue for people who use Kratom every day, multiple times a day. Lucky for you, we have a couple of tips and tricks to help manage your tolerance.


  • Strain Rotation 
        • Cycle through different types of Kratom - don’t rely on one single strain. Find a few strains that work well for you and alternate them. Following a proper strain rotation schedule is the most important trick to keeping your tolerance low.

  • Serving Spacing
        • Increase the time between your Kratom Tea servings without altering the amount taken. For example, if you usually take Kratom two times per day, try lowering to once per day for a period of 3-4 weeks to see how that effects your resonation.

  • Buy Quality Kratom
      • High-quality Kratom products produce amazing effects at lower serving sizes. If your normal serving is 7g+, and especially if you never had success at 1-2g, then it’s possible you’re dealing with a lousy product.

    For more advice on Kratom tolerance, please refer to our article “Managing Your Kratom Tolerance - How to Keep it Normal or LOW!”.


    What Type of Bali Kratom Products are there?

    Every single Kratom strain can be found in a couple of different products. The product you choose depends on your personal needs. 

    Here are some Bali Kratom products you’ll see on the market: 

    • Bali Kratom Powder - Kratom Powder is the most popular form of Kratom. It’s is made from the pulverized leaves harvested from the Mitragyna Speciosa tree. The leaves are dried and crushed down into a fine, fluffy powder.

    • Bali Kratom Capsules - Kratom Capsules are made directly from Kratom Powder. Our Kratom Capsules are filled with a ½ gram of Kratom Powder per capsule. The measured amount makes it super simple to determine your personal serving size.

    Kratom Extracts are also an option. They’re becoming more and more popular throughout the industry. However, most Kratom Extracts are made from Maeng Da Kratom strains - not Bali. All the same, you may be able to find some vendors that sell specifically “Bali” Kratom Extracts. Unfortunately, that might be hard to find. You can always reach out and ask what strains those extracts are made from. 

    To learn more about Kratom Extracts and how they’re produced, you can refer to our article “Your Ultimate Guide to Kratom Extract”.


    How Does Bali Kratom Compare to Maeng Da Kratom?

    In a very general sense, Maeng Da Kratom is known for having more energizing and motivational effects. On the other hand, Bali Kratom is known for providing relief and relaxation. They tend to resonate opposite from one another. However, both strains are highly popular within the Kratom community. 


    How To Find Quality Bali Kratom for Sale

    Kratom can be found in a multitude of places. However, finding high-quality Kratom is rather difficult - especially if you’re new to the Kratom scene. You can try local gas stations, head shops, or even smoke shops, but they tend to have lower quality products. Your best bet is to do your research and find a reputable Kratom vendor online. 

    Regardless of if you’re buying online or in store, it’s important to be sure you’re checking for what matters. Whatever you purchase, you want to know that it’s safe and high-quality. 

    Here are a few things to consider when browsing Kratom vendors:

    What to Look for in a Quality Kratom Vendor... 

      • American Kratom Association (AKA) Accredited Business:

        The AKA is a consumer advocacy organization. Kratom is not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because of that, there are no mandatory safety or health practices for Kratom vendors, which poses a huge threat to consumers safety.

        The AKA has stepped up to help keep us (and Kratom) safe. Vendors that are acknowledged by the AKA are GMP-certified.

      • Lab-Tested Kratom:

        Making sure your Kratom has been lab-tested is just as important as making sure the vendor is GMP-certified - if not MORE! There are a number of pathogens and contaminants that can reside within Kratom. After all, it’s plant matter, it comes from the Earth! On top of that, you need to watch the percentages of heavy metals.

        Vendors that get their Kratom lab-tested have a full report of alkaline content, heavy metal content, and pathogens. From there, the Kratom should be sterilized to kill any contaminants.

      • Good Customer Reviews & Positive Reputation:

        This one pretty much speaks for itself. Do yourself a favor and read the customer reviews! Consumers have great insight. They will tell you almost everything you need to know. Plus, that information comes from someone who has already purchased the product that you’re considering. It’s a good reference.

      • Friendly & Helpful Customer Service:

        While browsing in a store, there’s usually several friendly faces waiting patiently to help the customers maintain a smooth shopping experience. Just as if you were shopping in store, you want the to have the same pleasant experience when you’re shopping online. Questions are bound to arise, and it’s critical that you have the help you need to complete your purchase.

        Be sure that your customer service agents are well-educated, patient, and kind. You as the customer deserve a top-notch experience!

      • Fast Shipping Services:

        Obviously, fast shipping is more of a convenience than a requirement. One of the best things about buying in store is that you get to take it home with you the same day. Unfortunately, buying requires you to deal with shipping. Having the fastest shipping options is definitely a huge perk when buying online. Even better, find a vendor that offers FREE shipping. Especially if you don’t mind waiting a couple extra days to save a few dollars.

    Buy Bali Kratom from Happy Hippo Herbals

    Happy Hippo makes buying Kratom online a breeze. Not only do we meet ALL of the requirements listed above, but we also go above and beyond to give our customers the absolute best experience.

    We’re a family owned business who’s extremely passionate about Kratom advocacy. We LOVE Kratom, so, we KNOW Kratom. Most of our employees use Kratom daily, and we test all of our products in house before releasing them. Our customer service agents are knowledgeable and helpful. All of their advice comes from 10+ years of experience using Kratom. We also have lightning fast shipping options, and FREE shipping for Orders $150+.

    Lastly, for your convenience, we accept multiple methods of payment including, Credit Card, ACH/eCheck, Mobile Check, Bitcoin and Ethereum. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us! You can contact us here

    *Disclaimer: Kratom remains unregulated by the FDA, the authors of this text would like you to note that although this article contains many points regarding the use of Kratom, they should only serve as a piece of information - not medical advice. 

    Kratom is not intended to cure, diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or condition. 

    Make sure to speak to a physician if you have questions before using Kratom.

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