Kava Root

$15.60

  • Scientific Name: Piper methysticum
  • Origin: Native to the South Pacific islands, particularly Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, and Hawaii.
  • Priced Per Ounce. 
  • Health Benefits:
    • Traditionally used in Pacific Island cultures for its sedative and anxiolytic effects, promoting relaxation and reducing stress and anxiety.
    • Contains compounds called kavalactones, which are believed to be responsible for its psychoactive properties.
    • May help improve mood and promote social interaction in traditional ceremonial contexts.
    • Some studies suggest it may have muscle-relaxing properties, making it useful for relieving tension and muscle spasms.
    • Used in some cultures to promote sleep and alleviate insomnia.
  • How to Prepare it Medicinally:
    • Tea: Prepare a kava tea by steeping powdered or chopped kava root in warm water for several minutes, then strain and drink.
  • Precautions/Contraindications:
    • Long-term or excessive use of kava may lead to liver toxicity, so caution is advised.
    • Avoid kava if pregnant or breastfeeding, as safety data is limited.
    • May cause drowsiness or impair cognitive function, so avoid activities that require alertness, such as driving, after consuming kava.
    • Kava may interact with certain medications, including sedatives, alcohol, and drugs that affect liver function. Consult with a healthcare professional before using kava alongside other medications.
  • Disclaimer:
    • The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using kava or any herbal remedy. Herbal supplements may interact with medications or have adverse effects in certain individuals. Always purchase herbal products from reputable sources and follow dosage instructions carefully. The use of herbal supplements should be done under the supervision of a healthcare professional, especially in cases of pre-existing medical conditions or when taking other medications.
    • Kava Root, 1oz
      Kava Root, 1oz
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Description

  • Scientific Name: Piper methysticum
  • Origin: Native to the South Pacific islands, particularly Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, and Hawaii.
  • Priced Per Ounce. 
  • Health Benefits:
    • Traditionally used in Pacific Island cultures for its sedative and anxiolytic effects, promoting relaxation and reducing stress and anxiety.
    • Contains compounds called kavalactones, which are believed to be responsible for its psychoactive properties.
    • May help improve mood and promote social interaction in traditional ceremonial contexts.
    • Some studies suggest it may have muscle-relaxing properties, making it useful for relieving tension and muscle spasms.
    • Used in some cultures to promote sleep and alleviate insomnia.
  • How to Prepare it Medicinally:
    • Tea: Prepare a kava tea by steeping powdered or chopped kava root in warm water for several minutes, then strain and drink.
  • Precautions/Contraindications:
    • Long-term or excessive use of kava may lead to liver toxicity, so caution is advised.
    • Avoid kava if pregnant or breastfeeding, as safety data is limited.
    • May cause drowsiness or impair cognitive function, so avoid activities that require alertness, such as driving, after consuming kava.
    • Kava may interact with certain medications, including sedatives, alcohol, and drugs that affect liver function. Consult with a healthcare professional before using kava alongside other medications.
  • Disclaimer:
    • The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using kava or any herbal remedy. Herbal supplements may interact with medications or have adverse effects in certain individuals. Always purchase herbal products from reputable sources and follow dosage instructions carefully. The use of herbal supplements should be done under the supervision of a healthcare professional, especially in cases of pre-existing medical conditions or when taking other medications.

 

Kava Root, 1oz
Kava Root, 1oz

Additional information

Weight .028 kg
Dimensions .33 × 13.97 × 20.32 cm

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