The leaves of the plant Kratom are known to have the psychoactive properties. They are consumed for pain relieving and recreational purposes. The research studies have established the fact that Kratom acts on the opioid receptors in the brain and influence the body in a way similar to opiates. The chemical compound contains 20 alkaloids, which have the properties of relieving the pain. For example, the chemical substance Mitragynine in the leaves of Kratom plants is said to be thirteen times more potent than the morphine. Though the structures are dissimilar, the mechanism of action corresponds to the opioids. Based on its chemical properties, it is said to be highly addictive. Withdrawal symptoms start to set in when the required amount of a drug isn’t consumed on time.