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Why Happy Hippo Exists (Mission Statement)
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April 30, 2024
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Why Happy Hippo Exists (Mission Statement)

Why Happy Hippo exists, our mission statement and what we are trying to do.

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What is Kratom Good For?
May 06, 2022
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What is Kratom Good For?

Kratom has been used in traditional medicine by natives of Southeast Asia for centuries. Here in the United States, Kratom isn’t as well-known, but...

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April 29, 2022
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Is Kratom Legal in Texas?

The laws surrounding Kratom in the United States are complex. Most botanicals over here are up for a heated debate. If you’re an avid...

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April 22, 2022
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How Borneo Kratom Will Blow Your Mind

The beautiful islands of Borneo have cultivated many amazing Kratom strains. In fact, Borneo Kratom in particular is beloved by Kratom enthusiasts and is...

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April 15, 2022
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Master Your Kratom Powder Toss and Wash

The Kratom Powder Toss and Wash is a common way that people take Kratom. In this article, we give you plenty of tips and...

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April 01, 2022
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Things You Will Love About Kanna Extract

The Kanna plant, also known as “Sceletium tortuosum” is an alkaloid producing succulent from South Africa. In this article we explore everything about this...

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March 25, 2022
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Kratom Extract vs Kratom Powder - Best Uses

Kratom enthusiasts have their preferred products, and many have often asked the question: Is Kratom Extract or Kratom Powder better? In this article we...

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March 11, 2022
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Everything You Need to Know About Thai Kratom - Origins, Effects, Benefits, Strains, and Variations

Thai Kratom has always been a popular Kratom strain. In this article we’re going to explore everything about Thai Kratom. It's color strains, origins,...

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March 04, 2022
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Is Vaping Kratom Your Best Choice?

Vaping has been growing in popularity here in the United States, and recently people have begun to explore vaping kratom. Whether it's an eliquid...

Featured Image depicting two 4oz packets of Happy Hippo brand Yellow Vein Kratom, in between which rests a square bowl filled with loose Yellow Vietnam Kratom Powder
February 28, 2022
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What We Know About Yellow Kratom - Effects, Uses, Reviews, and More

Yellow Vein Kratom is most associated with feelings of Clean Energy, Relaxation, and relief from physical discomfort. In this article we explore everything about...

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February 18, 2022
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Is Kratom Legal in California?

Kratom has been growing in popularity in the United States, but it has faced legal challenges in a handful regions. In 2016 the City...

Featured image depicting a counter top at a kratom bar, upon which sits a 4oz bag of Happy Hippo brand White Maeng Da kratom powder, next to a pink tea cup and kettle used to serve Kratom Tea and other botanical beverages
February 11, 2022
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Everything You Can Know About Kratom Bars - Origins, Benefits, Menu, and More

A combination of traditional watering hole, cafe, and smoothie, Kratom Bars are a popular trend among people looking to socialize while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In this article...

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February 04, 2022
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Can Kratom Help With Weight Loss?

Maintaining a healthy weight is integral to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In this article we explore how Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) can help boost your...