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Kava Kava Root Powder (GWC) (PIPER METHYSTICUM)

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Kava Kava Root Powder (Grown Without Chemicals) Available in 1 OZ.

Description: Kava is a euphoria producing beverage, made from the root of the Piper Methysticum plant, which belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is a robust, well branching perennial that has a knotted mass of root, smooth heart shaped green leaves, and greenish-white solitary flowers that are arranged in spikes. The word Kava means intoxicating drink.

Origin: Vanuatu

Other Names: Ava, Ava Pepper, Ava Root, Awa Root, Intoxicating Pepper, Intoxicating Long Pepper, Kawa, Kavain, Sakau, Sakaw, Suhka, Tonga, Waka, Yogona

Part Used: Powdered root

Medicinal Uses: Taking Kava before bed can help to treat insomnia and induce pleasant sleep and vivid dreams. Kava is a is a skeletal and muscle relaxant and helps to soothe the nerves and relieve stress after injury.

Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Not to be used during pregnancy. Not recommended for long term use. Not for use by persons under 18 years of age. If pregnant, nursing or taking a prescription drug, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Do not exceed recommended dose. Excessive consumption may impair ability to drive or operate heavy equipment. Not recommended for consumption with alcoholic beverages. FDA warns of rare, but severe, liver injury that may be associated with products containing Kava.