Kava Kava 5000mg

Kava Kava 5000mg 60 Capsules (EV)Kava Kava 5000mg 60 Capsules (EV)

  • Helps relieve feelings of anxiety
  • May ease muscle tension
  • Relaxes body & mind to help sleeping patterns

What is Kava Kava?

Kava Kava, or Piper methysticum, is a natural herbal remedy that is native to the South Pacific islands. Natives to these islands have been using Kava Kava for years to help relieve anxiety, reduce stress, promote calmness, and fight against symptoms associated with insomnia.

There are six major lactones (kavalactones) in Kava Kava that all have a positive effect on the central nervous system, which leads to easing muscle tension, promoting positive feelings of well-being, and reducing symptoms associated with stress, anxiety, and depression.

What is Kava Kava used for?

Kava Kava supplement has been traditionally used as a natural sedative and sleep enhancement, which were shown to help relieve feelings of nervousness and symptoms of insomnia. Kava Kava supplement is also an effective relaxant—able to induce a feeling of relaxation, peace and contentment, as well as sharpen the senses.

What scientific studies give evidence to support Kava Kava?

Research has been conducted on the effectiveness of the Kava Kava supplement in regards to relieving symptoms associated with generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). A 25-week study took place with 101 out patients who suffered with anxiety disorder. At the end of the study, the researchers concluded that the Kava Kava supplement was found to be a superior alternate remedy to help battle feelings of anxiety and depression and adjust mood appropriately.(1)

(1) Volz HP, Kieser M. Kava-kava extract WS 1490 versus placebo in anxiety disorders–a randomized placebo-controlled 25-week outpatient trial. Pharmacopsychiatry. 1997;30:1–5. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-979474.