Kava Sentence Examples
Tobacco has been found growing in the interior, and may be indigenous, as is in some districts the Kava pepper (Piper methysticum).
Their well-known drink, kava, is made from a variety of pepper-plant.
Like other South Sea Islanders they made an intoxicating drink, awa or kava, from the roots of the Macro piper latifolium or Piper methysticum; in early times this could be drunk only by nobles and priests.
The drunkenness produced by kava is of a melancholy, silent and drowsy character.
In the Fly River region, kava, prepared from Piper methysticum, is drunk without any of the ceremonial importance associated with it in Polynesia.
The use of the kava root, here called yanggona, from which the well-known national beverage is made, is said to have been introduced from Tonga.
Tobacco, maize, sweet potatoes, yams, kava, taro, beans and pumpkins, are the principal crops.
Their native drink is kava.
These cases involved self-prescribed concentrated extracts rather than the safe traditional use of Kava Kava as prescribed by qualified medical herbalists.
This government has no intention of banning cigarettes so it should not be banning kava kava.Advertisement
In the south seas, the islanders drink Kava Kava, and will not conduct business without the mildly psychedelic stimulant.
Kava kava is another herb commonly mentioned when discussing herbs that decrease or alleviate anxiety.
The root of the kava plant is harvested and distilled into tinctures, capsules and powders.
Kava kava has a sedating effect on the nervous system, which can help for temporary, short-term relief of anxiety.
Because of this sedating effect, however, you should exercise caution when under the influence of kava kava root.Advertisement
Happy Camper is an herbal supplement that contains several ingredients believed to work in combination to reduce anxiety and depression including kava kava, kola nut, Siberian ginseng and lavender.
These tablets contain three anxiety reducing ingredients - l-theanine, kava kava, melatonin and valerian.
Known for its anti-anxiety effects, kava kava has been used for centuries in its native Pacific Islands.
There is some evidence that kava kava can cause severe liver damage, and there are currently no clear guidelines for safe dosage of the herb.
People with existing liver disorders should generally avoid kava kava, and anyone using the herb should be alert for side effects during the course of treatment.Advertisement
According to WebMD, kava kava has analgesic properties and may be used to relieve muscle tension and spasms.
If using kava kava to treat chronic pain, be aware that its effectiveness may diminish over time.
Kava Kava is effective in reducing anxiety because it helps heightened physiological responses from stress return to a relaxed state.
If you use kava kava, do so under doctor direction.
Kava helps elevate mood, produces feelings of relaxation, and enhances dreaming.Advertisement
Kava is especially effective at improve quality of sleep and reducing the amount of time needed to fall asleep, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Side effects are minimal, but experts recommend against the long-term use of kava due to a risk of liver damage.
Kava Kava-an herb used for anxiety, menopause and insomnia.
Kava has properties that have been found to help with insomnia due to anxiety.
There are also herbs, such as skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) and kava (Piper methysticum), that can relieve the anxiety and irritability that often accompany depression.
Anxiety brought on by substance withdrawal is thought to be lessened by using other herbs, for example valerian, vervain, skullcap, and kava.