Kratom can be regarded as a relatively new drug in the Europe and United States. In other regions like the South-east Asia, it has been in use as a painkiller, antidiarrheal, and as a recreational drug for a long time. The drug is extracted from a tropical tree that grows in abundance in the South-east Asian countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Papua, Indonesia and New Guinea. The chemical substance extracted is used as a herbal supplement in these regions. There are few benefits associated with Kratom. It is used as a good painkiller and to boost up the energy levels in a person. There are some prospects that are demand the ban of this drug in the US but some of its beneficial effects are acting as a hindrance in the banning of it. The ban of Kratom is currently a topic of debate in the US.