One of the purest and oldest types, Bali Kratom, is among the most beloved varieties of the kratom community. Its beneficial properties and potency make it the top strain and a bestseller among most kratom vendors.
Let’s take a look at what makes this strain such a success.
Bali Kratom Origins
Bali is a small tropical island in Indonesia and a popular tourist destination. Its lush tropical landscapes, beautiful beaches, unique culture, and delicious cuisine attract over 6 million visitors a year, and the numbers are increasing rapidly.
Most kratom strains carry the name of the location from where they originate from. So, many attribute the place of origin of this variety to Bali. After all, this type provides an idyllic experience similar to what one can experience after spending a vacation on its namesake island.
However, that is not the case.
Bali variety originates from Borneo, a much larger, yet less popular island to the north of Bali.
Borneo is over 120 times larger than Bali and is the third largest island in the world.
Despite getting less attention from tourists, Borneo has a rather interesting background. Its flora and fauna are extremely diverse.
There are over 200 species of mammals and approximately 15,000 different plant species.
Moreover, Borneo has the oldest rainforest in the world. It’s estimated to be about 130 million years old, making it twice older than the Amazon rainforest.
Borneo is also located directly on the equator. Therefore, while Borneo does not have the popularity of Bali, the weather conditions there are excellent for kratom trees to thrive and develop potent alkaloids. No wonder that most of the world’s kratom supply originates from this island.
How did Bali Kratom gain its name then?
That happened due to Bali Port. Since it had wider connections with other islands and ports, it became the main kratom export point to other locations.
Bali Kratom Strains
Red Bali Kratom
Red Bali is the most popular kratom strain due to its wide availability and potent soothing atmosphere that it creates. It comes from Bali Kratom leaves with red veins and stems.
Mature Red Bali leaves are usually larger than those of other kratom strains because they receive the most exposure to the sunlight. Bali trees are also rather resilient. Therefore, farmers are able to produce larger quantities of Red Bali Kratom.
Read more about this red strain here.
White Bali Kratom
White Bali is a rarer variety of Bali Kratom. It comes from leaves with pale veins and strains that are a few shades lighter than the leaf matter.
White Bali creates an energizing atmosphere that helps one focus and stay productive. Because of this, this white is a suitable morning and daytime strain.
Learn more about While Bali here.
Green Bali Kratom
The Green Bali variety is a great alternative for those who are looking for a moderate mix of the properties that are characteristic of its red and white counterparts.
Green Bali comes from leaves with green veins and stems that receive a moderate amount of sunlight. As a result, they develop a balanced ratio of alkaloids that provide moderate energizing as well as a soothing atmosphere.
Read more about this moderate strain here.
While the other strains of this variety come from leaves with red, white, green veins and stems, Yellow Bali does not. While some sources state that Yellow Bali comes from fallen dried leaves that do indeed have yellow veins and stems, it’s not actually the case, at least, not at Kraoma.
Yellow Bali is actually a blend or a fermented variety. Thus, the properties of it are mild and akin to those you can expect from Green Vein Bali. However, the properties of Yellow Bali tend to last longer, especially when it comes from a quality vendor.
Find out more about Yellow Bali Kratom here.
Most kratom currently available on the market is micron grind. This means that the powder is very fine and resembles flour in consistency. However, Classic Bali is slightly different.
Classic Bali is a courser variety resembling kratom powder ground by hand. This was what kratom was like when it first entered the market. While many prefer micron grind, some kratom enthusiasts still favor the courser grind.
Learn why that’s so here.