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    At Real Kava we believe that the world deserves Kava that honors the over 3000 years of traditional use, that started in the Pacific Islands. We believe so deeply in this rich tradition of “ The Drink Of Peace ” that we make it our responsibility to deliver the highest quality products possible. Our rich natural herbal beverage, made from ONLY the root of the Piper (methysticum) Read More
  • Kava History

    Humans colonized the area of New Guinea and Australia about 40,000 years ago. They gradually spread out into the islands of Western Melanesia, and later to islands further east. It has been suggested by many that the cultivation of Piper methysticum began in earnest in Vanuatu about 3,000 years ago. From there it was spread eastward by seafaring islanders, into Fiji and Polynesia, and west Read More
  • Kava Ceremony

    The ceremonial way of making kava is called milolua, a word that is also employed to describe one method of straining, or "clearing" the kava. The fact that on two occasions the full ceremony was carried through for my benefit was due to the circumstance that I was the guest of the Rev. J. B. Watkin, who, for fifty-six years has laboured as a missionary Read More
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"Your head is affected most pleasantly. Thoughts come cleanly.
You feel friendly...never cross...You cannot hate with kava in you."
-Tom Harrison, Savage Civilization, 1937

This web site contains information about Kava, including folklore, ceremony, geography, health studies,

science, history, news, and preparation.

 

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Thorne Research kava kava Monograph
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There is an important body of work that investigates the effects of kava on the body, and the chemical properties of the plant.
It is our intent to include many references and information in this section in the future.

General Chemical Description of Kava

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  • Kava (Piper methysticum) is an age-old herbal drink that was the beverage of choice for the royal families of the South Pacific. Believed to originate
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  • Books About Kava There are many good books available on the subject of Kava.  Here we've compiled a list of them with links to Amazon.com.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Kava Q: Is it addictive? No withdrawal symptoms have been associated with the abrupt cessation of kava use.      
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  • Kava Ceremonies (click here for papers on Kava ceremonies) Other Folklore Papers: Informal Kava Drinking in Tonga - by Harry Feldman, Australian National University Folklore by
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  • KavaRoot.com   General Kava Information   Kava--Elixir of the Pacific A description of the botany, nomenclature, and range of Piper methisticum. Christopher Hobbs, HealthWorld Online
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  • Kava Geography Kava has historically been used throughout Oceania.  This area in the south Pacific ocean consists of three cultural regions: Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
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  • KAVA HEALTH Alternative Medicine Anxiety Aphrodisiac Depression Insomnia Stress Women's Health Medications (e.g. Prozac, Zoloft, etc.)
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  • Kava History Humans colonized the area of New Guinea and Australia about 40,000 years ago.   They gradually spread out into the islands of Western
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  •   KavaRoot Links Links to Kava and herb-related web sites of interest... Michael Tierra's Planetary Herbology Herbology, Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine Ray Sahelian M.D. Author
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  • CURRENT KAVA NEWS: Herbal Medicines Pose Risk During Surgery: Report New York (Reuters Health), July 10, 2001 Reducing Stress Can Bring a Better Night's Sleep
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  • KAVA SCIENCE Pharmacology and Chemistry Monographs Abstracts
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  • At Real Kava we believe that the world deserves Kava that honors the over 3000 years of traditional use, that started in the Pacific Islands. 
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