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We are open today until 6 pm for last minute holiday shopping! 

New holiday hours
Open
Thursday 1pm to 6pm and Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm

All fossils 20% off this weekend! Come by & see all the cool finds. Sale includes sharks teeth too!

All new easier to use website! http://crystalrockshoptyler.com

Kratom is back in stock!
http://crystalrockshoptyler.com/kratom-kaps-maeng-da-45-co…/
What is kratom?
Kratom is a tree native to Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo, etc.). Its botanical name is Mitragyna speciosa. Kratom is in the same family as the coffee tree (Rubiaceae). The leaves of kratom have been used as an herbal supplement for 100s of years by peoples of Southeast Asia. It is used in folk medicine as a stimulant (at low doses), sedative (at high doses), pain killer, medicine for diarrhea, and treatment for opiate addiction. Many people report that kratom is an effective treatment for arthritis, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and fibromyalgia.
How is it taken?
In its native region, kratom leaves are often chewed fresh (usually after removing the stringy central vein). Dried leaves can also be chewed, but since they are a bit tough most people prefer to crush them up or powder them so that they can be swallowed. Powdered kratom can be mixed with water and then drunk. This method is quick and easy. It can also be mixed with other liquids, such as fruit juice or milk. Chocolate milk works especially well for masking the taste. Powdered kratom can also be made into a paste that can easily be swallowed with water. The powder can also be mixed with applesauce or yogurt. It can also be put into capsules. Dried kratom leaves are often made into a tea that is strained and then drunk. Kratom can be smoked, but doing so is impractical because the amount of leaf that constitutes a typical dose is too much to be smoked easily. A resin-like extract can be prepared by evaporating the water from kratom tea. This can be stored for later use. Small pellets of this extract can be swallowed, or it can be dissolved in hot water and consumed as a tea. Some people like to mix kratom tea with ordinary black tea, or other herbal teas, before it is consumed. This is done to make it more palatable. Sugar or honey can be added to sweeten it.
What are the effects?
Kratom is a rather unique herb in that a low to moderate dose will usually (but not always) be stimulating, while a high dose is almost always quite sedating. This is apparently because the active alkaloids have both stimulant and sedative effects. Which predominates probably depends both on dosage and individual differences between users. Many people report that the effects are very similar to opiate drugs, like hydrocodone. From a pharmacological perspective this is not surprising because kratom contains alkaloids that act as opiate receptor agonists. Interestingly, although kratom has a similar mechanism of action as many opiate pain medications it does not appear to be nearly as addictive. In fact many people use kratom to overcome opiate addiction.

New Daylight Savings Hours! We will now be open until 7pm Friday & Saturday during daylight savings hours.

The shop will be closed New Years Day & will re-open Saturday from 10am to 6pm. Hope everyone has a wonderful & safe new year!

Open Christmas Eve until 5 pm, we will be closed Christmas Day & we will open the day after Christmas at 1 pm, we will also be closed New Years Day. 

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Savings through out the store! 10% to 20% off amethyst including most cathedrals.
20% off singing pyramids or buy our large singing pyramid and get the small one free.
10% off crystal sining bowls.
10% off most candles and candle holders.
Buy the full set of chakra candles and save 20%.
Large tapestries 10% to 20% off. And more sales to be added!
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New Holiday Hours!

Thursday 1 pm to 8 pm
Fri-Sat 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm

(903) 581-7750 Sorry right now our voice mail system is not working. If you need to reach us please call during regular business hours, or use the form under Contact at the top of the page, or send us an e-mail at info@crystalrockshoptyler.com
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