Red Sumatra Kratom is indigenous to the island of Sumatra. The strain offers a wonderful relaxed vibe and can help with pain managment. Red Sumatra kratom is slowly making a comeback after intense deforestation over the last 40 years, wiping out 50% of the tropical forest in Western Sumatra. Good news! Conservation is taking place. The strain is similar to Red Bali in its effectiveness for pain reduction and detoxing from opiates. We here time and time again about all the success stories people are having with kratom. No wonder the Pharma thugs are trying ban it and give special treatment to companies like Trevena. Check out this old article relevant today. The notes on Red Sumatra have been compared to chocolate and fresh black pepper.