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How Kratom saved my life

These experiences are personal encounters and don’t mean that everyone has the same outcome. I sure wouldn’t want to make any claims that this will work for you and surely shouldn’t replace any medicines that are essential to your well being. As with all plant and organic solutions there are no scientific studies that back these findings. Only you yourself can find out, if indeed this would be beneficial to you and the situation that you are in.

Hi my name is Martin Bravek. I am living in Florida and loving it. Happily married for the last 30 years to my best friend, and a father to a 18 year old daughter that means everything and then some to me. My profession is being a Tattoo shop owner and artist for the last 20 years. My hobbies are riding and fooling around with Horses (since I was 9 years old). I always had a pretty estranged relationship with pharmaceutical drugs even at an early age.

I swore I would never fall victim to this synthetic plague. Don’t get me wrong there are actual cures, needful medications such as cancer drugs, diabetes, HIV and countless more.

I personally prefer to stay away from anything that comes out of a lab. At least that was my intention.


I think I was around my early 30’s when I had my first panic attack, which had me visit the hospital since it feels like a heart attack. Which of course was just in my head. This went on for about 10 years that wore me down to my knuckles. I did all the research I could with my limited knowledge of plant-based alternatives, mind you this was before Facebook support groups and I didn’t know anyone else that had the same problem.

It all came to a halt at a well-known festival, where I had an attack, so bad, that I either had the choice to find a medical tent or leave. That’s when someone suggested to give a pill called Xanax a try. Low and behold the attack was gone within 15 minutes. Even with this new-found knowledge, I refused for many more years to take the drug. Until it got so bad that I had no choice. I was unable to leave the house without absolute horror of an attack lingering around every corner.

I went to the local doctor, which of course, gladly prescribed me these Xanax. If I would have known then what I know now, I would have chosen the attacks over the pills. Since it’s nearly impossible to get off of them. Actually, it’s dangerous to quit because you might suffer seizures.

A few years forward, while working around the horses blew out a few disks, went and got an MRI where I got diagnosed with spinal stenosis, arthritis in the neck and a few other things. For the first time in my life I couldn’t ride my Horses, work was excruciating and it took everything I had just to finish a job. Needless to say, if you live in the country, own horses and have a few acres to take care of, it’s virtually impossible to keep up, since this is never ending maintenance and hard labor. The labor of love, which for me, meant everything I ever worked for.

Of course, the doctor suggested pain killers on numerous occasions, which I declined because of the aforementioned reasons.

I tried everything from acupuncture, yoga, chiropractor, to even crazy things that I found on the internet. Like eating insane amounts of Vitamin C that sure cleaned my guts out, but that’s about all it did, lol.

So, there I was, unable to be productive and hurting from sun up to sun down. Started drinking pretty heavily to self-medicate to fight the pain and the depression that hung around heavily. As everyone with depression can tell you, that you are not thinking rational and everything seems hopeless and just a deep shitty hole. I think those days were the lowest that I ever encountered. And I hate to admit, but if it would’ve not been for my family, I most likely would have thrown in the towel for good.

That’s when out of the blue, everything changed. I’m always on the lookout for new products to put in the tattoo shop as add on to our retail list. And low and behold there was a product advertised, that promised to reduce anxiety, better focus and last but not least, relieve pain. All natural and organic. All these things are beneficial to someone that gets a tattoo and I thought we’ll order a sample package to see what this is all about. It came and set around for a good 4 weeks, to the point where we almost forgot that it was sitting there.

Then one day my apprentice felt we should at least try it out for ourselves. With me and him taking a dose, to get 2 different opinions. It tasted like crap and we sure thought that is certainly nothing anyone ever would put in their mouth. After finally getting the taste out of our mouth, and quit bitching about the horrid taste, about 20 minutes passed by, and then it happened. This feeling of warmth, just pure joy, and wouldn’t you know it, no pain. My apprentice reported the same thing/feeling/well being. At the same a client walked in and wanted a tattoo. I can honestly say, I have never been that focused and clear minded in my entire life.

It’s been about 4 years now that I am taking Kratom and as a result was even able to quit drinking for good, about 3 years ago, when I realized that I felt better with Kratom, than any kind of alcohol. It actually took away my desire to drink entirely, since the alcohol kind of lessens the effects of the Kratom. That’s when we realized that this could help a lot of people, and we decided to put it out there for all of those who would listen to our experience.

We started to form a corporation and have been unstoppable ever since. We are not in the business to become millionaires, we are working our 16 hours a day/ 7 days a week to bring you the best Kratom and Herbals possible. Along the way we were lucky enough to meet Jodi who opened our eyes to a whole world of natural remedies and alternatives, some that we never even heard of.

Well there you have it, that’s my story and i’m sticking to it.


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