Kava Kava Root Powder
Kava Kava Root Powder has a mellowing, calming mood effect. In powder form, this root known to help reduce stress. Kava Kava, or “talk talk”, will bring you to a relaxed state that puts you at ease.
This Pacific Island root powder can create an overall relaxed feeling. It may help you get to sleep. Many of our customers swear that it helps with anxiety. Our customers say this is the best kava they’ve ever had. In addition, many use it as an alternative to alcohol. You may notice your lips go a little numb. Overall, kava kava can produce a relaxed state without the loss of cognitive function.
Brewed kava kava has an earthy taste. After brewing your kava kava, you may want to add a fruit juice or mix with another tea to enhance the flavor.
Kava kava has deep traditional roots in the Pacific Island cultures where it is used recreationally and in certain social settings such as funerals and weddings.
Kava is said to originate in Papua New Guinea or Vanuatu. However, our kava kava comes from the Pacific Island of Vanuatu. Kavalactones is the active ingredient that gives Kava Kava its sedative, euphoric properties. The roots are generally harvested at 4 years as higher concentrations of kavalactones emerge as the plant ages.
While Kava kava is growing in popularity in the United States, it’s our second most popular tea in the shop. There are several sources of of this relaxing brew, our regulars say ours is the most potent they’ve found. Many use kava kava as an alternative to drinking alcohol and smoking. Drinking kava kava can be a social ritual and lowers anxiety.
Vanuatuan kava kava root powder, Borugu variety.