Potentiators are herbs that when mixed with Kratom or Kava, make it stronger, last longer, have an increased bioavailability, kick in faster, and help add different therapeutic and medicinal effects dependent on the herbs.

Please know that some of these herbs can cause interactions with certain medications and/or conditions. We included some well known interactions but always ask your doctor and/or do your own research. We will advise to the best of our knowledge to help find what helps you feel your best!

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Potentiators Info, Interactions, & Dosing

Ashwagandha

Description
Relieves anxiety, acts as an antidepressant, is mildly stimulating, an aphrodisiac, increases male fertility, aids in muscle gain, reduces body fat, reduces inflammation, lowers cholesterol, improves brain function and memory, lowers blood sugar, can be pain relieving, and lowers high blood pressure.



Possible Interactions
Large doses of ashwagandha might cause stomach upset, diarrhea, and vomiting. Do not take if you have liver complications. Can cause too much thyroid hormone if taken with thyroid medication



Dosing
1-3 grams per day

Wild Lettuce

Description
Very opiatic. Helps with restlessness, pain, asthma, insomnia, anxiety, hypertension, poor circulation and respiratory issues.



Possible Interactions
Can cause drowsiness if taken with sedatives



Dosing
2-3 grams for a single dose

Skullcap

Description
Reduces anxiety, lowers blood pressure, is a sleep aid, has antiviral and antibacterial properties, enhances your mood, has anti-inflammatory and anticancer compounds, and can act as an anticonvulsant.



Possible Interactions
High doses of the tincture may cause giddiness, stupor, mental confusion, twitching, irregular heartbeat, and seizures. Do not take if you are epileptic or prone to seizures. Do not take if you have low blood pressure.


Dosing
1-2 grams per day

Damiana

Description
Increases sexual arousal and stamina, helps with bladder and urinary tract issues, appetite suppressant, an herbal antidepressant, and is a mild sedative.


Possible Interactions
Can lower blood sugar in high doses



Dosing
Powder: 6-10 grams per day
Tea: 8-12 grams in 8oz of water brewed

Slippery Elm Bark

Description
Helps with coughs, sore throats, IBD, IBS, herpes, mouth ulcers, diarrhea, UTI's, Cystitis, constipation, and ulcers.



Possible Interactions
Do not take at same time as other oral medications- wait at least 1 hour before taking other medications



Dosing
4 grams three times a day

Watercress

Description
Helps with Kratom and Kava absorption, high in antioxidants and anticancer fighting, is heart healthy, lowers cholesterol, helps against osteoporosis, boosts immunity, is an appetite stimulant, increases athletic performance, fights against bronchitis and cough, and protects eye health. More iron than spinach, high in Vitamin K, and more vitamin C than oranges.



Possible Interactions
Could interact with the drug Warfarin



Dosing
10 grams throughout the day

Blue Lotus

Description
An aphrodisiac, sleep aid, muscle relaxer, high in antioxidants, a good mood enhancer, and mildly psychoactive. Has been used to promote lucid dreaming.



Possible Interactions
Lowers blood sugar so be aware if you are a diabetic



Dosing
5-10 grams per dose

Tongkat Ali

Description
Aphrodisiac, Helps with ED (male enhancement), blood flow, boosts testosterone, relieves stress and anxiety, increases muscle mass, increases fertility



Possible Interactions
Can cause irritability, insomnia, or restlessness. Do not take it with echinacea. Can decrease blood sugar levels. Avoid use during pregnancy.



Dosing
.5-1 gram twice a day~Don't take for longer than 9 months

Cinnamon Powder

Description
Helps negate the bitterness of Kratom, Increases potency, anti inflammatory, high in antioxidants, lowers blood sugar, reduces risk of heart disease, increases blood flow, aphrodisiac, disease preventative



Possible Interactions
Can interact with antibiotics, diabetes, blood thinners, or heart medications



Dosing
4-6 grams ~ to taste

Turmeric

Description
Helps metabolize Kratom slower so it lasts longer, lowers kratom tolerance is anti-inflammatory, contains antioxidants, improves brain function, protects against neurodegenerative diseases, lowers risk of heart disease, cancer fighting, helps with arthritis and osteoporosis, helps fight depression **Make sure to add black pepper or cayenne to activate the curcumin



Possible Interactions
Can slow blood clotting. Do not use if you have gallstones or bile duct obstruction. Can reduce fertility in men. Do not use if you have GERD.


Dosing
10-15 grams with a pinch of black pepper or cayenne

Peppermint

Description
Improves Taste, helps with nausea, prevents migraines/headaches, helps with IBS/Crohn's/Colitis, relieves constipation, analgesic, lowers body temperature, lowers blood sugar, opens respiratory airways, helps with PMS



Possible Interactions
Do not take if you have GERD, hiatal hernia, or achlorhydria. Be careful if you have diabetes.



Dosing
Powder: .5-3 grams~ to taste
Tea: 4 grams in 8 oz of water brewed

Cayenne

Description
Increases the bioavailability of kratom, boosts metabolism, lowers blood pressure, improves psoriasis, cancer fighting, aids in digestion, may help relieve pain, acts an appetite suppressant, a decongestant, high in antioxidants



Possible Interactions
Can increase stomach acid, in too high of doses can cause stomach upset or diarrhea



Dosing
3-5 grams~to taste

Citric Acid

Description
Good alternative to juice for diabetics, increases the strength of Kratom and helps last longer, helps prevent kidney stones, kills bacteria, acidifies urine



Possible Interactions
Can wear away enamel on teeth. Can cause upset stomach in high doses.



Dosing
1-5 grams

Magnesium Citrate

Description
Decreases Kratom tolerance, helps with bone strength, blood pressure regulation, proper neural function, good digestion, fights diabetes and heart disease, is relaxing, helps with anxiety, fights alcoholism, manages overall biochemical balance, relieves constipation.



Possible Interactions
Can cause diarrhea. Do not take if you have IBS.



Dosing
.5-1 gram~ different for everyone. START SMALL! Drink Lots of water.

Yerba Mate

Description
Gives long lasting energy, increases cognitive development, improves focus/memory/concentration, contains all amino acids, rich in vitamins/nutrients, appetite suppressant



Possible Interactions
Can cause nausea, anxiety, heart palpitation, stress, nervousness, and insomnia. Do not take if caffeine sensitive



Dosing
10 grams per 8 ounces of water (brewed like a tea)~less or more spending on person

Valerian Root

Description
Increases kratom effects, induces calmness, pain relieving, sleep aid, helps with digestion, helps with post workout fatigue, reduces hot flashes



Possible Interactions
Can cause dizziness, itchiness, stomach upset, drowsiness, vivid dreams, or drymouth. Do not take if you have liver issues. Be careful taking with allergy medication, antifungal drugs, statin drugs, or cancer medications.



Dosing
3-10 grams

Devil's Claw

Description
Pain relief, arthritis relief, treats rheumatic conditions, fibromyalgia, sciatica, nerve pain, gout, and lyme disease, appetite stimulant, help with indigestion



Possible Interactions
Can cause headache, loss of appetite, loss of taste, blood pressure change, nausea, or irregular heartbeat. Do not take if you have an irregular heartbeat, IBS, GERD, gallstones, or are pregnant.



Dosing
1-6 grams

White Willow Bark

Description
Anti inflammatory, pain relieving, antiseptic, boosts immunity, headache relief, back pain relief, helps with acne, fevers, and the flu



Possible Interactions
Do not take if sensitive to aspirin. Do not use when breastfeeding. Be careful taking if you have liver issues, asthma, diabetes, or kidney issues.



Dosing
1-3 grams

Orange Peel

Description
Helps with anxiety, increases athletic performance when taken with caffeine, decreases blood sugar, reduces indigestion, can help in weight reduction, ease allergies, decongestant, high levels of vitamin C, energizing, good for oral health



Possible Interactions
Can negatively react to antidepressants (fast heartbeat, high blood pressure, nervousness, anxiety). Do not take with dextromethorphan, allergy medications, stimulants, or heart medication



Dosing
5-12 grams~ to taste

Ginger Powder

Description
Anti inflammatory, has antioxidants, helps with nausea, analgesic, aphrodisiac, mild laxative, energizing, helps improve brain function, boosts immunity, antibacterial, fights tumors and cancer, helps with PMS



Possible Interactions
Lowers blood sugar. Be careful if taking anticoagulants or antiplatelets.



Dosing
1-6 grams~ to taste

Apple Cider Vinegar Powder

Description
Increase effects and duration of kratom, reduces bitterness, appetite suppressant, lowers blood sugar, high in antioxidants, high in potassium/b vitamins/polyphenols, acts as a probiotic, kills pathogens, manages hormones, detoxes the body, improves skin health, digestive help, fights cancer, improves heart health, lowers cholesterol, aids in weight loss



Possible Interactions
Can erode your teeth/throat/mouth in large quantities. Be careful if you take laxatives, diuretics, heart medication, or diabetes medication. Do not take if you have osteoporosis.



Dosing
1-14 grams~to taste/desired effect

Echinacea

Description
Boosts immunity, increases white blood cells, high in antioxidants, increases vaginal health, reduces flu symptoms, stops colds



Possible Interactions
Sometimes affects people with allergies to certain plants. Can cause upset stomach, headache, rash, or drowsiness. Be careful if you have an autoimmune disease like Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, MS, or HIV



Dosing
Tea:
ΒΌ cup to 8 oz water brewed

Powder:
.5-2 grams, 3 times daily

Tribulus

Description
Aphrodisiac for women (especially when mixed with kava, damiana, and shatavari), increases women's ability to orgasm, increases athletic performance, can help with ED, help with muscle recovery, improves menopausal symptoms, help with menstrual issues



Possible Interactions
Do not take while pregnant or breastfeeding, can decrease blood sugar levels and blood pressure, ask a doctor about dosing if you take lithium



Dosing
.5-2 grams

Shatavari

Description
Aphrodisiac, can help with the treatment of diabietic nephropathy, helps protect kidneys, reduces cholesterol and oxidative stress, helps treat ulcers, relieves anxiety, aids with IBS, helps with alcohol withdrawal, pain relieving, helps with PMS and menopausal symptoms



Possible Interactions
Can act as a diuretic, do not take if allergic to asparagus, be cautious with hormone-sensitive conditions, do not take if breast feeding or pregnant



Dosing
.5-3 grams