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NANA ABA ANAMOAH IS SARKCESS MUSIC’S NEW PUBLIC RELATION’S OFFICER?

If you follow ace broadcaster Nana Aba on any of her social’s you’ll definitely know her love for Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie is nothing shes shy about.  Shes either posting videos lip syncing to his raps or saying something smart under his comment section. Sarkodie made the announcement via his Instagram account with the caption, Hello SarkNation say hi to your Public Relations Officer @thenanaaba ???? Nana Aba is expected to use her voice and influence to project the Sarkcess music brand to the next level. Congrats Nana Aba Anamoah.  

STRIKA OF ‘BEAST OF NO NATION’ NOW A BEGGAR AT KANESHIE MARKET?

Its no news that ‘beast of no nation’ was one of the higest box office grossing movies in 2015, It starred Hollywood actor Idris Elba and Introduced us to Ghanaian child actor Abraham Attah. Abraham later went on to become a hollywood star and has been bagging roles here and there. But it has recently emerged that one of the kid who also featured in the movie didnt quite make it to success as he was recent spotted at kaneshie market selling yam. A Facebook user by the name Caleb Nii Boye made this sad revelation on his Facebook on Monday morning MyNewsGh.com sighted. It read; “I am sad this morning. I was heading to the Ghana Institute of Journalism campus and I met Striker. You would ask who is Striker? Striker starred in the movie Beast of No Nations. The said film that made Abraham Attah. Today I met him begging for money on the road leading to GIJ. I called him and brought him to campus. Speaking to him he tells me he now works with a gentleman who sells Yam at Agbogbloshie Market. He stays with his grandma at North Kaneshie”. This comes as a shock since Kobina Amissah-Sam in an interview with MzGee on Hitz FM in 2016 said all the kids who took part in the movie have been well taken care of. We actually dont know the details of his contract back then, but been attached to a movie as big as ‘Beast of no nation’ selling yam at kaneshie market was definitely not what his fans expected and we can only hope for the situation to change.

SANDRA ANKOBIA OBVIOUSLY DIDNT COME TO PLAY WITH ANYONE AT BECCA’S TRADITIONAL WEDDING!!

Ghanaian entrepreneur, lawyer, philanthropist and Tv host, Sandra Ankobiah was one of the bridesmaids at Becca’s wedding. She’s been playing bridesmaids roles this year and this happens to be the second wedding we’ve seen her play the role of one of the bridesmaids. Shes said to be a very close friend of the singer/songwriter so it was no surprise she was one of her bridesmaid. Other Maids included bridesmaid, Jackie Appiah, Chantel Asante, Yvonne Nelson, Joselyn Dumas and other beautiful ladies. As always, Ms. Thing showed up and showed out. Sandra is well known for bringing her fashion game on at such luxurious events and we can’t help but admire her look at the wedding. SANDY YOU DID THAT!!

DANIEL OLUWA TOBI SANNI LIKED IT SO MUCH, HE PUT A RING ON IT!!-BECCA IS ENGAGED

Ghaniana singer/songwriter Becca got married to a Nigerian artiste manager called Daniel Oluwa Tobi Sanni. Here are some facts about Tobi Sanni Daniel.He holds a degree in Business Administration and management and a Chartered Economist. Tobi Sanni-Daniel is a Yoruba from Nigeria. He studied Business Administration and Management at the University of Ilorin. He went on to study and became a Graduate Chartered Economist (GCE). He furthered his education and then became an Associate Chartered Economist.In 2016, he became a Fellow Chartered Economist (FCE) at the 2016 Economist Merit Awards. The Prestigious Award is given by the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN) Tobi has worked with Triumph Bank. He later moved to Liberty Bank where he acted as the head of treasury operations. The two has been dating for quite some years now but decided to keep it on the low to avoid the media dissecting their every move. Congrats to the newly engaged couple.

STONE BOY IS MAN OF THE YEAR AT EXCLUSIVE MEN OF YEAR AWARDS 2018

Recording artiste, Stonebwoy won the ultimate in the field of entertainment at the 2018 Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa awards. He took home the ‘Man of the Year – Entertainment‘ award beating competition from comedian DKB, Kumawood actor Akrobeto, Playwright Latif Abubakar and movie producer Abdul Salam. Kuami Eugene won ‘Discovery of the Year‘ award ahead of boxer Isaac Dogbe, King Promise, Kobby Blay and Alloysius Attah. Okyeame Kwame beat Nathaniel Attoh, Stephen Appiah, Harold Amenyah and Jake Obeng-Bediako to win ‘Man of the Year Style’ award. The awards celebrates exceptional and distinguished men in Africa who have excelled in their fields of endeavours. A total of 24 awards were awarded to people who have distinguished themselves and initiated steps to help in the development and progress of families, societies and the African region at large. It was held at the Kempiski Hotel on Saturday, August 18, 2018.The awards scheme was powered by Carbon Av and Exclusive Men’s Magazine.]]>

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Afrobeat sensation Black Khaly releases new single “Balance”

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Afrobeat Artsite, Black Khaly is back with a bang as he releases his highly anticipated new single titled “Balance”. (more…)

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Okomfour Kwadee’s family seek financial assistance for treatment of musician’s mental challenges

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Ezekiel Aguyire, a relative of embattled Ghanaian hiplife musician Jerry Anaba, popularly known as Okomfour Kwadee,  is seeking for financial assistance for treatment of musician’s mental challenges. (more…)

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How to Make Kratom Tea: The Ultimate Guide

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Welcome to “How to Make Kratom Tea: “The Ultimate Guide.” delve into the beverage making of kratom tea such as selecting the right strains, choosing the brewing methods, and the doses consideration. From the experience of expert lovers to the interest of a beginner, check out useful facts and tips. 

 

We will be talking about benefits, negatives, and what dos and don’ts are. By the end of this article, you’ll be the holder of recipes to brew your perfect cup with your knowledge of preferences. Let’s embark on this journey together and unlock the secrets of brewing delicious and potent kratom-infused beverages.

Ways to Make Kratom Tea

Making kratom tea is often the method of having an alternative to what many people prefer, like the kratom powder or kratom capsule forms. Making kratom tea varies in every way according to personal liking or the effect it brings to each individual. Here are some methods to prepare kratom tea:

Traditional Kratom Tea

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  • Measure Your Dosage: Start with a moderate dose of kratom leaf or powder. For many, 2-5 grams is sufficient.

 

  • Boil Water: Heat water within a pot; do not boil aggressively, as it may damage the pot. It is better to have a rather moderate temperature that is not high enough to damage the active alkaloids in kratom.

 

  • Add Kratom: Lower the heat and add your kratom to the hot water. Stir until it is fully dispersed.

 

  • Simmer: Allow the mixture to simmer for about 20 minutes. This extracts the compounds from the leaf or powder.

 

  • Strain: Pour the tea through a strainer or cheesecloth to remove the solid particles. You can press on the solids to extract more liquid.

 

Kratom Tea with Citrus

Adding citrus fruits such as lemon or lime will increase the extraction of kratom’s alkaloids and improve the tea’s taste.

 

  • Prepare as Above: Follow the traditional tea preparation steps.

 

  • Add Citrus: Squeeze a half lemon or lime into the pot during the simmering process.
  • Strain and Serve: Strain as described and enjoy.

 

Sweetened Kratom Tea

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If you find kratom tea’s taste too bitter, sweetening it can help.

 

  • Prepare Kratom Tea: Use the above methods to make your tea.

 

  • Add Sweeteners: Honey, sugar, or stevia can be added according to taste. Mix well until the sweetener is dissolved.

 

  • Cool it Down: For a refreshing twist, let the tea cool down and serve it over ice. 

            Enhanced Kratom Tea

 

For an enhanced tea experience, some users add other herbal teas for flavor and additional benefits.

 

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Prepare Basic Kratom Tea: Start with the traditional method.

 

  • Mix Herbal Teas: After straining, add a bag of your favorite herbal tea to the hot kratom tea and steep for 3-5 minutes.

 

  • Flavor as Desired: Add honey, lemon, or mint for extra flavor.

How to Make Kratom Tea Taste Better?

Improving the taste of kratom tea, known for its bitterness, involves incorporating various flavors and sweeteners. Here are efficient ways to make kratom tea more palatable:

 

Sweeten the Taste

Mixing sweeteners, for instance, honey, sugar, agave nectar, or stevia, into the kratom tea not only covers its bitterness but also improves the tea taste. Besides this, the syrups also provide additional interesting flavor notes.

 

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Utilize Citrus

If you want to improve the flavor, just adding lemon, lime, or orange juice to kratom tea will do the trick perfectly! Citrus, in many ways, not only improves the taste but possibly is responsible for better extraction of kratom’s compounds, hence making it effective.

 

Blend with Flavored Teas

One of the ways to improve the taste of kratom tea is by adding it to flavoured herbal or green teas specially with strong flavours like mint or chamomile, this can disguise the flavour of the natural kratom and make it more enjoyable.

 

Spice It Up

With the addition of cinnamon, cardamom, or clove, a warming, aromatic fragrance will be introduced, which will cover the bitter taste. However, the health benefits from the spices will not be affected.

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Cream It Up

For a smoother tea, adding milk or a plant-based alternative can soften kratom’s bitter edge, creating a latte-like experience that’s easier on the palate.

 

Go Cold

Cooling and serving the tea in a chilled condition could transform its taste and reduce bitterness, making it refreshingly boring.

 

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Add Flavor Extracts

Add a few drops of any of the mentioned extracts (almond, peppermint, or vanilla), and you will notice how it can be very pleasant to drink if you have chosen the right flavor.

 

Experimenting determines the best mixture of flavors to remove the bitterness in the Kratom drink, making it a great daily choice.

What Are the Benefits of Kratom Tea?

Mood Enhancement

Many people are usually in a cheerful state of mind when they take kratom tea. The main ingredients of kratom get bound to the receptors appearing in the brain that are responsible for the phenomenon of euphoria, giving the person a reason to be happy, thus tackling the distress that is linked to both anxiety and depression.

Stress Reduction

The tea brew from Kratoman is famous for its sedative effects. For people who need to remove the day-to-day hassles and stress in their lives, it is a popular choice that offers a relaxed and peaceful feeling.

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Increased Energy

Some kratom strains (when boiled in tea) can increase energy levels. Kratom doesn’t have an initial racing or jittery feeling like caffeine; instead, it offers a more stable but long-lasting energy boost, which is a reason many need it to increase productivity.

Improved Focus and Concentration

Kratom tea can enhance cognitive function, leading to improved focus and concentration. This makes it particularly appealing for tasks that require sustained mental effort.

Immune System Support

Some proponents believe that the alkaloids in kratom tea can strengthen the immune system by acting as antioxidants, which help combat free radicals and support overall health.

 

The differences in how kratom is consumed may be supplemental to each individual, but also its possible effects on common health benefits can make kratom a very useful remedy for those looking for natural cures.

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How Much Kratom Should You Take?

It is necessary to figure out a suitable dosage of kratom to have a positive experience with fewer chances of side effects. The ideal dose is a parameter affected by characteristics like tolerance, desired effect, and strains of different potency levels.

 

For newcomers, taking 1-2 grams from the start is recommended as it gives time for sensitivities and effects to be felt gradually. This cautious approach is essential due to the varying potency of different kratom strains and individual responses.

 

Once accustomed, users may consider increasing the dosage to a moderate level of 3-5 grams. At this level, effects such as increased energy, enhanced mood, or relaxation become more pronounced yet still manageable for most people. 

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However, it’s crucial to approach higher dosages, ranging from 6 to 8 grams, with caution. While these doses may offer more intense effects like significant pain relief or deep relaxation, the risk of adverse effects also increases.

 

Dosage must be carefully calculated, involving variables like body weight and rate of metabolism, and given the purpose of taking kratom. An increase in the dosage should be done slowly; it is a way of ensuring a person’s safety. 

 

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Along with that, the subject of kratom is by sheer responsibility of usage. Healthcare professionals should consult it before taking it or any new supplement or addition to the routine.

 

However,, starting with a low dose and gradually increasing it based on individual response is key to finding the optimal kratom dosage. Responsible usage and consulting healthcare professionals are important steps in ensuring a safe and positive experience with kratom.

Which Types of Kratom Is Best for Making Kratom Tea?

Kratom tea is increasingly being consumed for its possible advantages, including relaxation, work increases together and enhanced focus. The choice of kratom strain that one uses is primarily responsible for the kind of effects one will experience. Here are some recommended kratom strains for making tea.

 

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Maeng Da Kratom: The name Maeng Da suggests its strong effect and thus, it is ideal for those people who need energy and pain relievers since the morning tea is perfect for the occasion.

 

Green Malay Kratom: This strain simultaneously gives you energy and relaxation, perfect for afternoon boosting.

 

Red Bali Kratom: Red Bali is the ideal herbal tea for relaxation and stress relief, and it is a calming evening tea to put on a stressful day.

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White Borneo Kratom: White strains like White Borneo are popular for their stimulating effects, increasing concentration and alertness. This makes them suitable for morning tea to prepare for a productive day.

 

Yellow Vietnam Kratom: Though less common, Yellow Vietnam kratom is praised for mood enhancement and a mild energy boost, providing a smooth experience that is perfect for those seeking a subtle lift in their day.

 

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Whether using powdered or crushed leaf kratom affects the strength of the tea, with powdered kratom typically yielding a stronger brew, regardless of the strain or form chosen. It’s essential to start with a low dose to gauge individual response, as effects can vary.

How Long Do the effects of kratom tea last?

However, the time of kratom tea’s feelings can change when factors like strain, dosage, and individual metabolism are in the air. As a rule, the symptoms are observed within minutes after consumption, reaching their maximum at 30-60 minutes. Normally, effects linger for 2-5 hours, but again, this would depend on the strain and one’s body.

 

Strain Variation: Different strains offer varying effects. For instance, Red Bali may induce longer-lasting relaxation, while White Borneo might provide a shorter-lived energy boost.

 

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Dosage: Higher doses lead to extended relaxation or sedation, while lower doses yield shorter, more stimulating effects.

 

Individual Metabolism: Metabolism rates vary, influencing how long effects last based on factors like weight and overall health.

 

Method of Preparation: How kratom tea is made affects its efficacy and duration—variables like steeping time and powder vs. leaf usage impact strength and longevity.

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Considering these factors helps gauge the duration of kratom tea’s effects, but individual experiences may vary.

Conclusion 

The article provides comprehensive information on making kratom tea, covering strain selection, brewing methods, dosage considerations, and tips for improving taste. It emphasizes starting with a low dose and gradually adjusting based on individual response for optimal results.

 

In addition to that, readers are also advised to visit the websites related to this theme in case they want to expand the theme or get more reliable brands. Through the use of the recommendations discussed in this article, readers can uncover all the approaches to brewing a tasty and powerful tea with kratom, and they will get the opportunity to accentuate the benefits obtained through kratom consumption.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is kratom tea addictive?

If taken in excessive amounts and for a long period of time, kratom leads to dependency but herbal tea is not likely to make you get addicted. Just like with any other substance, it is important to consume kratom with respect and in moderation.

 

Is Kratom Tea safe to drink on an empty stomach?

Consuming kratom tea on an empty stomach enhances its effects but also increases the likelihood of experiencing stomach discomfort and nausea. To minimize adverse effects, it’s advisable to consume kratom tea with food.

 

How Long Does Kratom Tea Last?

Among the effects of kratom tea, its duration is about 2 to 5 hours. Strain, dosage, and individual metabolism are some of the factors that determine the duration of the kratom effects. The effects of each user may differ.

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Is Kratom Legal?

Kratom is legal to some extent in different countries and regions. In some areas, it is prohibited or controlled, while in others, it is allowed for personal use. It is necessary to investigate the legislation and know the law about kratom in your location.

 

Can I mix kratom tea with other substances?

Mixing kratom tea with other substances should be approached cautiously. Consult a healthcare professional to ensure safety and avoid potential interactions.

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I am committed to the growth of Ghanaian talent and artistry – Winner of Orijin Untamed, Jay Wilder

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Jay Wilder, winner of Orijin Untamed; a national talent discovery showcase, has affirmed his commitment to the growth and development of Ghana’s music space by drawing focus to original and untapped talents across the country. (more…)

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Police file injunction against Yvonne Nelson’s #DumsorMustStop demonstration

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The Ghana Police Service has filed an injunction application at the High Court seeking to stop Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson from proceeding with her planned demonstration against erratic power supply, dubbed the ‘#DumsorMustStop’ vigil. (more…)

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Fella Makafui and Medikal summoned by Gborbu Wulomo over purchase of land at Nungua

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The Gborbu Wulomo-Shitse, the Overlord of the Gadangme State, has summoned Ghanaian rapper Medikal and his ex-wife Fella Makafui to his palace regarding their purchase of a land in Nungua. (more…)

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