Kratom vs Morphine - What's the difference?

kratom | morphine |


As nouns the difference between kratom and morphine

is that kratom is a southeast asian tree, mitragyna speciosa , harvested for its medicinal leaves while morphine is a crystalline alkaloid (7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl-morphinan-3,6-diol), extracted from opium, the salts of which are soluble in water and are used as analgesics, anaesthetics and sedatives; it is one of a group of morphine alkaloids.

kratom

English

Noun

(wikipedia kratom) (en noun)
  • A Southeast Asian tree, Mitragyna speciosa , harvested for its medicinal leaves
  • The dried leaves of this tree, chewed as a psychoactive drug
  • morphine

    Noun

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  • A crystalline alkaloid (7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl-morphinan-3,6-diol), extracted from opium, the salts of which are soluble in water and are used as analgesics, anaesthetics and sedatives; it is one of a group of morphine alkaloids.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * codeine * heroin