It seems like hyperbole to describe a plant as mesmerizing, but kava is mesmerizing. Kava has magic like capabilities in calming nerves, somehow creating a veil of well-being. It lowers stress levels and enhances social interactions through its relaxing and rejuvenating effects.
Kava is usually enjoyed as an earthy viscous tea made from the root stock, or it can be made into a variety of products such as extracts, oils, or capsules.
Kavalactones are the active compounds in kava. They influence our lymbic system, the part of our brain that controls our behavior and emotions, without fuzzying or sedating the mind.
Health Benefits of Kava:
The effects of Kava make people feel happy and relaxed, with no sense of hangover or side effects. Other benefits include:
- Significantly lowers anxiety levels
- Mood enhancer
- Improves sleep quality
- Pain relief
- Muscle relaxer
- Antibacterial, Antifungal
- Aids in alcohol cessation or reduction
Is Kava Safe to Take?
Health specialists recommend that Kava should never be used in conjunction with other medications, alcohol or by pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Where to Buy Kava?
The easiest place to purchase your kava is from a reputable source online. You can purchase dried kava root powder, kava supplements and pills, extracts or tinctures.
Before making a purchase, make sure that the product is of best quality and only made from kava root – and not from the stems which may increase the chance of adverse reactions.
1Hour Break® Premium Kava Root Extract uses only heirloom Borogu kava from a small kava farm in Vanuatu. The extract comes in a small spray bottle that can fit in your pocket for easy dosing throughout the day. This is a great option for a person that wants to use kava to help alleviate daily stress and anxiety.