Green Maeng Da is probably the most well known kratom strain there is. Derived from the name Maeng Da, meaning “pimp grade”, the name Green Maeng Da was popularized in North America. It is known for its high mitragyne content. True Maeng Da kratom is said to be grown in monsoon season where the rain allows for the kratom trees to produce the most potent leaves.
Being one of the purest most sought after strains Green Maeng Da comes in very high in this category. Its mitragyne levels usually range from 1.8-2.1%, which is about as high as they get for dried kratom leaf. It is not unusual for the price of Green Maeng Da to be a little higher than other less popular/potent strains.
Pain control and management – 7/10
Stimulation – 9/10
Sleep – 2/10
Here is a general guide to dosage for all dry kratom leaves. It is important to note that dosage largely depends on the person. Everyone reacts differently to kratom especially the first time they try it. Anytime you try a strain for the first time you should start by taking the smallest dose and waiting roughly one hour to see how you react to the kratom.
- Smallest Dose: 1 gram
- Light: 2g – 3g
- Moderate: 3g – 5g
- Heavy: 6g – 8g