Lab Tested & Certified
All the kratom powders sold at Original Harvest have been tested in a United States lab to ensure authenticity and purity. We stand behind our products, 100%.
Kratom Lab Testing
At Original Harvest, we know we’ve sourced and supplied the best, premium kratom strains on the market today, but we don’t expect you to just take our word for it. We know your health, money, and safety are important to you, and that’s why we have all our kratom powders lab-tested prior to sale. We are the only kratom company in the United States to put our products through this rigorous testing process.
Kratom’s popularity in recent years has inevitably led to attempts by some disreputable companies to stretch out their supply, or make it “more potent”; this might be done by adding ground herbs or teas to their kratom powder, or other substances easy to disguise as “kratom powder”.
This ploy results in a low-quality product not worth the money you paid, but it has a more sinister potential result, as well: mixing anything with a therapeutic product can cause dangerous side effects! On its own, kratom is quite innocuous, and has many beneficial properties. But when anything used therapeutically is mixed with another product, the potential for unexpected and life-threatening side effects grows exponentially.
You won’t find anything like that at Original Harvest. We guarantee all our powders contain 100% pure, ground kratom leaves, with no fillers or additives.
Lab Testing at Original Harvest Kratom
The following list outlines the tests our kratom powders may undergo each time they are laboratory-tested.
Identification of Botanical Compounds
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
A test to verify the product matches its label, and identifies the active ingredients through comparison with a reference standard.
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)
This test confirms the same information as an HPLC test.
Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC)
Another test to verify the botanical makeup of the product, carried out by comparing it to a reference standard.
Organoleptic Testing (Use of the senses for identification)
Product sample undergoes evaluation of appearance, based on comparison with an accepted standard.
Product sample aroma is compared to accepted standard.
Color of product sample is compared to accepted standard.
Total Aerobic Plate Count/Yeast and Mold Count
These tests identify and count existing microorganisms within the sample. The lower the count, the cleaner the product.
Testing for Coliform/E. Coli/Salmonella
Tests to detect and count the number of bacteria within the sample.
Tests are conducted to ensure the kratom products are free from pesticides, so as to meet the requirements for 100% organic certification.
A test to identify any metallic impurities. The amount of certain trace metals found in the kratom powder cannot exceed amounts specified by governing bodies.
Analysis of Physical Properties
Size of Particles
The product sample is maneuvered through a sieve to identify the particle size (and range of sizes), as compared to an accepted standard.
This test determines the density of a product in grams per milliliter, to assist in packaging determinations.
This list identifies the tests that may be used to certify our kratom powders, though all tests may not be necessary for every product.