Kava Blog

Mental-illness-remedy-kava

There are many studies that have linked or confirmed the correlation between stress and certain mental illnesses, especially chronic mental health. Though there are several treatment options, it is the effect of kava (botanical name is Piper Methysticum) in alleviating mental health that is gradually gaining the attention of mental health experts.

 

Clinical Studies

Several studies show that the ratio of white matter to gray matter is higher for people

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Pacific-Islands-Kava-Prices-Rising

All over the South Pacific, the price of kava is going up. The farmers seem to be benefiting from this greatly, however the Kava community and all of the traditions that surround it are starting to take a hit. After Cyclone Winston hit last February, a majority of Kava plantations were completely destroyed, which caused this beloved plant to become unusually scarce. Couple this with the overall collapse of the Kava market in the 2000s

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Fiji-Kava-Shortage

Fiji has been hit by an overwhelming kava shortage. This is the third week in a row that the island nation is experiencing a shortage of the much valued cash crop.

A shortage of the herb had been projected in March and it came true as the country’s markets lacked kava stocks for the better part of June and July. The crisis had appeared to fade around August only


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Fijian Rugby Team Kava

So if you haven’t heard the news, Fiji’s Rugby team brought home Fiji’s very first Olympic medal in Fijian history.

Way to go Fiji! I think everyone was surprised about Fiji’s very first Olympic victory yesterday. Besides for being a tourist attraction, It wouldn’t seem that Fiji is really known for much else. After the victory, all of Fiji celebrated with its traditional favorite drink, which is kava of course. As


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how to make kava tea

Here’s our guide on how to make good kava tea.

 

Kava drinks can be simple to make and taste great. We have two great recipes for you to try. The Kava root has natural ingredients that allow you to relax. This makes it perfect for bedtime or relaxing with family or friends. You can buy ground powdered Kava online or in some health food stores. The strength of the tea will vary,

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