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Note: 20:1 means it takes 20kg of root to produce 1kg of extract.

Kava or kava kava (Piper methysticum: Latin ‘pepper’ and Latinized Greek ‘intoxicating’) is a crop of the Pacific Islands. The name kava is from Tongan and Marquesan, meaning ‘bitter’; other names for kava include ʻawa (Hawaiʻi), ʻava (Samoa), yaqona or yagona (Fiji), sakau (Pohnpei), seka (Kosrae), and malok or malogu (parts of Vanuatu).

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 a 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. A systematic review done by the British nonprofit Cochrane concluded it was likely to be more effective than placebo at treating short-term anxiety.

Kava is said to offer a mild high, and it is often used as a herbal supplement for those suffering from anxiety or insomnia. It is said to induce a state of happy unconcern, well-being and contentment, free of physical or psychological excitement. Kava soothes temperaments.

Despite its psychoactive effects, kava is not considered to be physically addictive and its use does not lead to dependency.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kava

Medicinal Use

Health benefits include; high in antioxidants, natural antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, helps improve skin conditions, aids in restful sleep, promotes heart health.

Spiritual/Magical Use

Juniper is used to ritually sweep out the rooms of a new home or when purification is desired. Juniper when burned is a purifying and protective herb. Men use the berries to increase potency. The herb enhances psychic powers and attracts love.

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