Kratom extracts are far more powerful even in smaller doses compared to the Kratom powder and capsules. The active compounds that are active in Kratom are extracted through an extraction process to get much stronger form of Kratom. The powdered or crushed leaves of Mytraspocia are boiled for long period of time to evaporate as much water as possible. The thick dark paste that is left behind is rich in concentration of mitragynine and 7- hydroxy mitragynine which are one of most active compounds in the plant.