Kratom is under attack. We need to fight together to keep this miracle herb available and legal in the US.


What is kratom?

Kratom (or Mitragyna speciosa) is an herb originating from various parts of Southeast Asia that has a variety of medicinal purposes and uses. Learn more >>

Where can I get it?

As of right now, kratom is legal and available in the US except for the following states: Arkansas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Vermont, and Rhode Island.

Why is it under attack?

The FDA and other government agencies are working to convey kratom as a harmful substance with no evidence of any medical use based on flat-out lies.

Help the Botanical Education Alliance and Kratom United -- JOIN THE FIGHT!

Sign this petition and let the White House know that kratom leaf is SAFE and should remain as a legal dietary supplement within the United States.

American Kratom Association

Ever since 2014, the AKA has been doing everythig in their power to keep kratom legal in the United States. They are determined to protech the right of all Americans to purchase and use the natural botanical for improved health and well-being all over the US.

Botanical Education Alliance

The BEA is dedicated to educating not only consumers, but lawmakers, law enforcement, and the media about safe and all natural supplements such as kratom. “Our mission is to increase understanding in order to influence public policy and protect natural supplements”.

The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

There is an insane amount of information floating around about kratom. We’ve done our absolute best to compile a list of sources including accurate information from all sides of the story. While we advocate for kratom, we also want to show the whole picture on what’s being said and done so here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly. Do your research and do what you think is right.

Nine Scientists Defend Kratom and Ask Senate and House Leaders to Keep Kratom Legal

Nine leading scientists delivered a letter to U.S. Senate and House Leadership condemning the FDA recommendation for scheduling of the natural plant as a Schedule I banned substance, and urging the DEA… >>read more.

Hogan Lovells Issues “Letter of Concern” to FDA on Behalf of the American Kratom Association

Partners Martin J. Hahn and Lynn W. Mehler issued the letter on April 23, 2018, condemning the FDA’s efforts to push a mandatory recall on all kratom products in light of the current salmonella outbreak among some kratom-related products.


We ask for your immediate action to protect the freedom of consumers to make their own health care decisions, and stop the FDA from their broad regulatory overreach.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D.

On the agency’s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse.

The American Kratom Association works with congressmen Pocan (D-WI) & congressman Loboiondo (R-NJ) to gain bi-partisan support for letter to the DEA.

“This letter sends a loud and clear message to the DEA that they need to look at the actual science of kratom, not the misinformation being pushed by the FDA” >> Learn More

Urge your reps to sign Dear Colleague Letters

Use this easy form to contact your representatives in Congress. Let them know you support kratom’s legality and urge them to sign two Dear Colleague Letters circulating in the House: the Polis/Brat letter to the FDA and the Pocan/LoBiondo letter to the DEA.

The American Kratom Association Delivers “OPEN LETTER” to acting DEA administrator ROBERT W. PATTERSON asking DEA to do a “INDEPENDENT 8-FACTOR ANALYSIS ON KRATOM”

The AKA delivered its’ open letter to the DEA asking them to fulfill mandates to conduct thorough and independent analysis on kratom.

Denver Bans Controversial Herbal Drug Kratom for Human Consumption

Denver Environmental Health recently banned the sale of kratom for human consumption following a public-health advisory warning.

Another Attack on Kratom from FDA! Fight with us!

A Letter From AKA Chairman Dave Herman: Our Fight Against Last Week’s FDA Warning & What It Means to the Kratom Community


Kratom is under attack from the SITSA bill. The FDA has lobbied the Speaker of the House and they are trying to force the SITSA Bill to the House Floor without the amendment to protect Kratom from a back-door scheduling maneuver. CLICK TO CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSMAN

Kratom Leaf Remains Legal in the State of Tennessee

Once again, a united effort in educating representatives results in kratom remaining legal.


The Salmonella outbreak in some kratom products has dominated the news cycle across the country over the past three weeks, largely because of the war on kratom that the FDA is waging in their broader effort to criminalize kratom manufacturers and consumers.

Your Donations to Save Kratom Are Hard At Work..

Since you’ve invested in us, we are investing in you. Here are some kratom updates you should know and BEA projects we’ve been working on.

Today's FDA’s “Trick Play” to Pressure DEA to Schedule Kratom

The American Kratom Association’s Response
from Dave Herman, Board Chairman

Get Your Congressman to Sign the Dear Colleague Letter

Do you consider yourself an upstanding citizen? Will you take action when the time is right? Do you care about your nation’s well-being? Your own well-being.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom

The FDA has issued a public health advisory related to mounting concerns regarding risks associated with the use of kratom.

Stop the FDA's Spread of Misinformation in ONE Minute

It is time to have your voice count and be heard at a time when it matters the most.

Update on the Pharmacology and Legal Status of Kratom

This is a great resource that highlights the current scientific and legal controversies regarding kratom.

Still Have Questions?

Still have some questions about kratom? What it is? Why it’s under attack? Maybe how it can help YOU with medical ailments? Get in touch with us. We love educating our customers about the wonderous and amazing benefits of this all natural herb.