Kratom with Dr. Chris McCurdy

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Dr. Chris McCurdy is the international expert on Kratom. Dr. McCurdy and I discuss this "plant of controversy" in detail. Kratom almost became a schedule one substance in the United States. The work of Chris Bell, Dr. McCurdy and others prevented this. In the podcast, Dr. McCurdy and I delve into the long history of Kratom use in places like Southeast Asia, Kratom benefits, and why the controversial cases involving Kratom should be revisited.

Who is Dr. Chris McCurdy?

Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D. B.S.Ph, FAAPS, professor, Medicinal Chemistry, college of Pharmacy, University of Florida.

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., is a broadly trained medicinal chemist, behavioral pharmacologist and pharmacist whose research focuses on the design, synthesis and development of drugs to treat pain and drug abuse. For over 20 years, much of his research has focused on opioid, Neuropeptide FF and sigma receptor ligand/probe design, synthesis, pharmacological evaluation and development.

Watch below leading research scientist Dr. Chris McCurdy’s eye-opening lecture about Kratom effects and potential positive medical benefits.


Highlights

[5:01] The kratom controversy

[17:34] Kratom metabolism

[24:15] Cytochrome p450 family and genetic implications

[30:00] Benefits of taking Kratom

[40:11] Effects of the 7-Hydroxymitragynine alkaloid

[45:38] Current stance from the FDA on Kratom

Resources

Kratom deaths: CDC study

Medicine Man

A Leaf of Faith

Suspected Adulteration of Commercial Kratom Products with Hydroxymitragyine

Herbal Medicines for the Management of Opioid Addiction

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