Botanical Name: Piper methysticum
Common Names: Kava, kawa, kavain, intoxicating long pepper, tonga,
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Kava Kava Root has mild sedative properties used to relieve pain, nervousness, and insomnia. The antiseptic properties of Kava Kava make it useful in a douche for urinary tract infections, and is helpful for cramps associated with muscular spasms. Piper methysticum, or Kava Kava Root, is a unique herb found in the tropics and contains compounds known as kavalactones. These compounds may help to keep your mind calm, sharp and clear. Kava Kava Root Powder, is quickly becoming one of America’s most popular herbal supplements, due to its purported properties as a relaxant.
Piper methysticum, or Kava Kava root, is a member of the pepper family and comes from a bush in the South Pacific. The root stock of Kava Kava Root is also used in parts of the Pacific at traditional social events as a relaxant. Piper methysticum also plays a large role in cultural and religious ceremonies of the Pacific because of its purported ability to allow a person to achieve a “higher level of consciousness.” The herb is also believed to act as a natural aphrodisiac for both men and women. Use this herb cautiously and check with your doctor before use.
Warning: CAUTION: US FDA advises that a potential risk of rare, but severe, liver injury may be associated with Kava. Consult a health care practitioner before use, and if taking any medications. Discontinue use if any adverse reactions occur. Not for use by persons under 18 years of age, with alcoholic beverages, or by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Excessive use, or use with products that cause drowsiness, may impair your ability to operate a vehicle or dangerous equipment.