December 07, 2022

Kava 1:1 (Piper Methysticum)


Kava is a relaxing herb used for relaxation of the mind and body and insomnia


6-11 mls per day, 42-82 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Sedative
  • Spasmolytic

Key Indications:

  • Helps relieve nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety.
  • Relief of sleeplessness and insomnia.
  • Relief of muscular aches and pains

Major Safety Issues:

Not for prolonged use. Children under 12 and those who are pregnant or nursing are not recommended to use Kava. In rare cases Kava has been linked to liver damage. Caution is advised in patients taking central nervous system depressants. Contraindicated in patients taking L-dopa and antiparkinson drugs