Samiha Bt Khalil Halim

Traditionally, ketum leaves have been administered into the body to cure illnesses such as diarrhea, diabetes, gout, high blood pressure and poor blood circulation. Scientists in Thailand found that ketum leaves can be used to reduce alcohol addiction. More so, traditional medicine practitioners in Perlis have revealed that ketum can effectively assist drug addicts to release themselves from their addictions. However, the effects of ketum addiction and its relation in curing illnesses have not been proven clinically. However, people have abused this consumption of ketum leaves, an abuse which has increased with time, summoning greatRead More