Online shopping has changed business globally and forever, be it directly or indirectly. However, alongside the several advantages of ecommerce, there are a few disadvantages to be considered as well. The biggest disadvantage of online shopping becomes apparent when you are trying to buy something such as kratom with an assurance of quality.
How can anyone know for sure that the kratom they are about to order is of good quality? After all, every company manufacturing and/or selling kratom presents themselves as the best option available. Thankfully, there are ways to ensure quality while buying kratom online and we will share the most important tricks to doing so next.
Given that kratom is a powerful substance with serious euphoric properties to it, you should never buy from unverified sources. That applies to both online and offline sellers. If the kratom in question is indeed safe, it will be certified as being manufactured in compliance with the GMP/CGMP regulations, as specified by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Additional seals of approval from other authority bodies such as the American Kratom Association (AKA) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serve to further establish the product and the brand as legitimate and safe. For example, you can try Kraken kratom with assurance because Kraken’s kratom products are AKA, BBB, and CGMP compliance certified. Similarly, if an online seller is unable to verify their claims with proper certifications that prove the kratom they are selling is indeed safe and legitimate, avoid them.
Keep Your First Order Small
An authentic kratom manufacturer/seller is not there to play the short game, while the disingenuous sites are there to do exactly that. The kratom’s quality will always be good if it is a legitimate, compliant, and reliable site, irrespective of how big or small your first order might be. In fact, genuine kratom sellers will often want their customers to order small and check things out for themselves first because they are confident in the quality of what they are selling. At the same time, dubious online kratom sellers might be trying to push a lot of their product at once, because they know that their kratom is not up to the mark that it should be.
Genuine, Positive Reviews
User reviews are not as reliable as they used to be during the early days of the internet, so you will need to read between the lines a bit. Here are some general points to keep in mind while reading online kratom reviews and determining whether they are legitimate:
- Legitimate reviews usually span longer than a couple of over joyous lines
- Most fake reviews can be easily spotted as they will lack depth and detail, focusing on vague, but immensely positive results
- Fake reviews tend to read quite similar to each other
- Genuine positive reviews may or may not have a few gripes about the experience, but they won’t read like a promotional
If the brand in question is big enough, then you should be able to find kratom forums with real users discussing experiences among themselves. This one can be harder to find as there are not too many big names in the kratom industry yet. This is also an advantage though, given that the few well-recognized names are easier to find and verify as such.