Kava Kava, also known as Kawa Kawa, is a medicinal plant that grows in the South Pacific Islands and is distributed throughout the United States to treat cases of agitation, tension, and anxiety. Its scientific name is Piper methysticum, and you can find it in our selection of favorite plants. We offer you a high quality and 100% natural product verified by our customers, who confirm its purity and the reliability of its properties.
This plant should be grown in loose, well-drained soil, with a temperature of21ºC, and a relative humidity of 70% to 100%. It is important that it does not receive too much sunlight especially in its early stages of growth, whichconfirms how difficult it is to grow it. For this reason, our suppliers use traditional cultivation techniques, without using chemical fertilizers or pesticides that alter or damage the product. Likewise, as Kava Kava takes a few years to reach maturity and does not produce seeds, it is necessary tomaintain an abundant harvest to meet the needs of customers, of course, without affecting the environment.
Kava Kava is used by the natives of the Pacific Islands for medicinal purposes, as a ceremonial drink, and as a mild intoxicant. Thanks to this plant, the islanders created a drink with the pulp of the root and mixed it with water or coconut milk. However, these are not all the uses that Kava Kava offers, since studies confirm that it can have medicinal benefits among which stand out:
- Its anxiolytic effect reduces anxiety symptoms.
- Kava Kava contains substances that have a sedative effect, and is used to treat insomnia or sleep disorders.
- Because of its kavalactone properties ,it acts as a muscle relaxant, and also serves to treat headaches and other muscle problems.
There are several ways in which you can take the plant, the most common is in capsule because it has greater efficiency and concentrates its active compounds, however, you can also find it in tea for infusions.