Kava Kava Root, The Ultimate Calming Herb
Anxiety, Restlessness, Insomnia and Stress-related Chronic Pain and Muscular Spasm Relief
Kava Kava Root is one of the most powerful herbs that produces a calming effects and helps relax muscles and evoke a sense of contentment. It relieves anxiety, restlessness, insomnia and stress-related chronic pain and muscular spasm.
Kava promotes better sleep and is the best herbal remedy for inducing sleep and fighting off insomnia. Its sedative actions helps improve the quality of sleep and the duration of time required to fall asleep.
Kava reduces stress by alleviating pain and serving as an anxiolytic at the same time. It also serves as a muscle relaxant, specifically, it helps reduce muscular tension and cramps and makes one feel light and calm.
Kava is used as a therapy for anxiety. Kava is effective in treating the symptoms associated with stress. It is an herbal remedy for stress, anxiety, and insomnia. The kavalactones in Kava are responsible for operating in the brain via non-opiate pathways.
Kava is known for its sedative qualities. It has a traditional consumption as a hypnotic, psychotropic and anxiolytic. This plant produces similar effects that of alcohol, alleviating anxiety, creating a sense of calmness, acting as an analgesic as well as an anti-depressant. Kava interacts with the limbic system of the brain, thus invoking better conversations and a happy mood. It enhances sociability and helps mood swings.
Using Kava as a remedy for mood swings increases cheerfulness, and induces a healthier and pleasant feeling. Menopausal women take it to help them with their mood swings without affecting other systems of the body.
Kava is a therapeutic support for addiction. Kavapyrones are responsible for binding to particular receptors in brains that are associated with cravings of addiction.
Flavokawains present in Kava, have anticancer properties. It inhibits the growth of tumor cells present in prostate and also helps in prevention of metastasis. It also boosts the immune system as it possesses anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps combat breast cancer by decreasing the weight and volume of the tumor.
It is recommended not to use Kava continuously for more than three months at a time, using an off and on approach is best.
Dosage: 1-2 dropperfuls at bedtime. Do not exceed more than 2 dropperfuls daily.
Don’t drive after taking Kava because of sedative properties.
Do not drink alcohol while taking Kava.
Avoid mixing Kava with any prescription drugs.
Do not drink concentrated extracts of Kava.
Breastfeeding mothers should avoid the consumption of Kava.
If you have liver disease, do not take Kava.
Take Kava under the supervision of a health care provider qualified in the field of botanical medicine.
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