Fiji Kava, Premium Waka Roots, Savusavu Product, AAA Grade, Premium Waka 2.5 lb Jar

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Kava or kava kava (Piper methysticum: Latin ‘pepper’ and Latinized Greek ‘intoxicating’) is a crop of the Pacific Islands.[1] The name kava is from Tongan and Marquesan, meaning ‘bitter’;[1] other names for kava include ʻawa (Hawaiʻi),[2] ʻava (Samoa),[3] yaqona or yagona (Fiji),[4] sakau (Pohnpei),[5] seka (Kosrae),[6] and malok or malogu (parts of Vanuatu).[7] Kava is consumed for its sedating effects throughout the Pacific Ocean cultures of Polynesia, including Hawaii, Vanuatu, Melanesia, and some parts of Micronesia such as Palau. To a lesser extent, it is consumed in nations where it is exported as an herbal medicine. The root of the plant is used to produce a drink with sedative, anesthetic, and euphoriant properties. Its active ingredients are called kavalactones.[8] A systematic review done by the British nonprofit Cochrane concluded it was likely to be more effective than placebo at treating short-term anxiety.[9] Moderate consumption of kava in its traditional form, i.e., as a water-based suspension of kava roots, has been deemed as presenting an “acceptably low level of health risk” by the World Health Organization.[10] However, consumption of kava extracts produced with organic solvents, or excessive amounts of poor-quality kava products, may be linked to an increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including potential liver injury. Source: wikipedia

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