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Does Maeng Da Kratom Have A Shelf Life?

By Kyle Fuchs   |   November 30, 2021

Ever Wondered If Maeng Da Kratom Has a Shelf Life?

Kratom is an ancient healing herb that has been known to produce many physical and mental benefits. A lot of people use kratom for chronic pain, chronic illness symptoms, and mental clarity. Kratom usually comes in the form of powder, capsules, or tinctures that are used to induce healing effects. 

If you are new to the world of kratom, you may be wondering: does kratom have a shelf life? How long does kratom last? We have answers to these questions based on cutting-edge research findings regarding kratom and its chemical composition. 

What Forms of Kratom Exist?

There are many different forms that kratom can take when manufactured as an herbal supplement. Each form of kratom has different consumption and storage directions, so make sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the label. 

Different forms of kratom can benefit different types of people depending on how they prefer to consume the supplement. The most common forms of kratom are:


These methods of kratom consumption vary widely and have different benefits. This article will look at the storage of dried kratom powder, the most popular form of the plant used today. 

What Is the Shelf Life of Kratom?

How long does kratom last? In ancient times, kratom only lasted 2 to 3 weeks on the shelf. This limit was before modern packaging and preservation were accessible. Now, kratom can last from 8 to 12 weeks in powder form before you should replace it. After this period, time may weaken your kratom’s effects. 

The eight-week to twelve-week shelf life of kratom applies under optimal storage conditions. If you store your kratom improperly, it lessens the potential benefits of the plant. It can also produce a dry, stale taste when you mix the powder into a drink. There are numerous conditions you must account for when storing your kratom powder. 

What Happens When Kratom Expires?

Expired kratom powder will not be as effective nor as fresh-tasting as fresh powder. When kratom powder is exposed to oxygen, some of the most important chemical compounds begin to break down. This decomposition lessens the benefits of kratom that you would normally get from consuming it. 

If you are here asking, “Does kratom have a shelf life?” then you may have accidentally consumed expired kratom (oops!). You don’t need to worry too much. If you consume expired kratom, the chances of a bad reaction are slim. 

The expiration of kratom powder does not typically produce any harmful effects. However, the kratom powder will be less effective, and you may not notice the full array of benefits you usually get. In general, it is recommended to only buy a few months’ supply of kratom powder at a time to keep it fresh and ready for use. 

Can You Extend the Life of Kratom?

The short answer is yes. If your kratom powder is stored in the right conditions, it can last longer than poorly-stored kratom. Proper storage stretches your supply for a little longer and keeps the taste pleasant. 

What Are the Optimal Storage Conditions for Kratom?

There are several factors to watch for when storing your kratom powder. You want to make sure you follow the instructions on the manufacturer’s label before consulting outside sources. 

Below are some tips for storing your kratom powder:

  • Keep kratom in a cool room 

  • Keep kratom powder dry

  • Do not expose kratom powder to direct sunlight

  • Store kratom in an airtight container

  • Buy high-quality kratom from Triumph Botanicals

These tips will help you make the most out of your kratom’s shelf life. 

At Triumph Botanicals, we produce and sell top-shelf, high-quality kratom. We offer powder, liquid, and capsules, as well as several CBD products. Check out our selection and shop now!

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