The Botanical Resistance
001 - The Road To Recovery

001 - The Road To Recovery

April 17, 2019

Can Kratom help with recovering addicts? There are many different claims that say this plant is bad. This is my story as I introduce the very first episode to people who are looking to get on with their life and drop the bad habits.

002 - What’s Wrong With It?

002 - What’s Wrong With It?

April 17, 2019

A look into the history of Kratom and our government. Some astounding facts and realistic views about why Kratom tea drinkers are getting a bad rap and what our government has to say about it.

003 - Part 1: Dr. Jane Babin - The Voice of Reason

003 - Part 1: Dr. Jane Babin - The Voice of Reason

April 17, 2019

In this episode, molecular biologist, Dr. Jane Babin discusses some of the more pertinent properties of Kratom powder, the FDA, and what you can do to better understand this plant from a scientific standpoint. We will be talking about the alkaloid properties of Kratom powder, and how the science doesn't follow what influentials are saying about it in the news. Make sure you listen to this one, it's important.

004: Essential Oils & 3 Genius Ideas From Vanilla Ice

004: Essential Oils & 3 Genius Ideas From Vanilla Ice

April 30, 2019

Do you use essential oils in your daily routine? Here's why that may be affected by our government legislation very soon. Over 68 essential oil compounds have been put under the microscope and it's time to learn why they are turning up the heat on the essential oil community - plus, there's also these great ideas we can use from Vanilla Ice too.

005: The Effectual Fervent Routine of Hemp Based Products

005: The Effectual Fervent Routine of Hemp Based Products

May 23, 2019

I always get asked why hemp products do not seem to work right away. I wanted to address this fact about CBD/hemp based products and why a new user shouldn't give up on them. We will talk about the mysteries of the human body and how it works in tangent with this great plant. In other words, a great routine is the best, and I explain why in this episode.

006 - Wait, CBD is Psychoactive?

006 - Wait, CBD is Psychoactive?

June 14, 2019

On the heels of the FDA and the Farm Bill, one faction of our government still isn't playing fair. Listen as I discuss one of the relevant questions in CBD oil. Is CBD psychoactive? What do you think? Have you ever taken CBD oil before? Here's my take on it.

007 - Indonesia and the Proposed Kratom Ban: Part 1

007 - Indonesia and the Proposed Kratom Ban: Part 1

July 16, 2019

Recently, there are several items in the news about Indonesian Ministry of Health preparing to ban Kratom in 2024. Does this have anything to do with our Food and Drug Administration? Here's the latest facts and how they impact us in the United States.

008 - Indonesia and the Proposed Kratom Ban: Part 2

008 - Indonesia and the Proposed Kratom Ban: Part 2

July 16, 2019

Let's look at the commodity of Kratom in the country of Indonesia, the people who live the life and how it affects both sides of the globe. Will the next 5 years be the most important of our lives? Here's some information that shares their viewpoints on Kratom exports.

A Talk With Mac Haddow of The AKA

A Talk With Mac Haddow of The AKA

February 21, 2020

Today we're talking with Mac Haddow from The American Kratom Association. Mac shares some interesting legislation various states are implementing which could affect your state and the way you consume Kratom. Mr. Haddow also shares the ideals from the FDA and their shaky foundation of a ban implementation. Sit back and listen as this guy opens up about what you need to do to stay educated on Kratom, legislation, and your state.

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010: How Kratom Consumers Can Win The Information War with Melody Woolf

010: How Kratom Consumers Can Win The Information War with Melody Woolf

February 29, 2020

Today we are talking with Melody Woolf, professional information scraper for all things Kratom and CBD. Melody discusses her methods and how she stays updated on all of the most recent legislation and information pertaining to Kratom. Melody explains how you can keep yourself updated on your states legislation and some key points in what you should be doing to continue Kratom advocacy. 

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012: The FDA’s Plans For Kratom During The Coronavirus

012: The FDA’s Plans For Kratom During The Coronavirus

March 27, 2020

While you are quarantined, the FDA and other factions of your government have made it clear they want to continue with the banning process of Kratom in your state. While many governments have made it clear they will not be back in session for quite some time, their deadlines stay the same. This could mean bad news for legislation which will be voted on quickly. Get updated on what the FDA's stance is on Kratom in your state during this time of crisis.

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013: Kratom Is Banned: What You Could’ve Done.

013: Kratom Is Banned: What You Could’ve Done.

April 7, 2020

You wake up and you find the news about Kratom being banned from your life. Do you risk it and continue the process? Kratom has helped millions of people all over our country and if you are habitual, and Kratom is gone, you have to put something else positive in its place. Here's some discussion on what happened with this entire ordeal. Don't let this be the news you see tomorrow.

014: Why You Should Consider Kratom

014: Why You Should Consider Kratom

April 14, 2020

There's a lot of reasons out there on why you shouldn't be drinking Kratom tea. Those are the blatant lies the media and other government sources are telling you. However, if you are on the fence about Kratom tea and you'd like to know more, I want to share why you should consider this botanical. 

DISCLAIMER:

I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice. The opinions heard in this episode are of my own, from my personal experience with Kratom powder. Consult your personal doctor to discuss whether or not Kratom is right for you.

015: Kratom Tolerance Tips You Should Know

015: Kratom Tolerance Tips You Should Know

April 22, 2020

Are you in love with your favorite Kratom strain? Here's why you shouldn't take it too much! Kratom tolerance should always be respected within the Kratom community. Here's some tips to help you manage yours.

016: Botanicals Similar To The Kratom Plant

016: Botanicals Similar To The Kratom Plant

April 28, 2020

Have you ever wondered if there were any other plants out there that were similar to your favorite Kratom plant? Well, there are! In today's episode, we talk about some important botanicals that have almost the same characteristics as Kratom, plus some others that are entirely different. It's important to have a well-rounded perspective on many different forms of botanicals for your health and wellness. 

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