Vanuatu Ceremonial Kava Root Powder
Kava, also known as Piper Methysticum (Ka Wa Hu Jiao), is a plant native to the South Pacific islands. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine practices by indigenous cultures in the South Pacific for its calming and relaxing effects. In recent years, kava has gained popularity in the Western world for its potential medicinal properties, leading to increased research into its potential health benefits.
These forms of traditional kava are the classic dried kava roots that have been ground. If you like the more traditional and ceremonial way of preparing and drinking this special elixir, these are for you! When you prepare kava in this way, you are using the methods that have been prevalent for hundreds of years in the South Pacific.
Our Black Label Vanuatu is 50% basal root, 50% lateral root. It is one of our most potent strains, with a much more heady effect compared to others. This strain is found to be both social and relaxing. Our Solomon Island Gold is 65% basal root, 35% lateral root. It is the most energetic of all our kava strains, and may help with focus and mental clarity. Our Ceremonial Vanuatu is also a blend of 65% basal root, 35% lateral root. This is our most relaxing strain, which many find to be a good sleeping aid. Kava plants contain several active compounds, including kavalactones, which are thought to be responsible for its potential medicinal properties.
Kava is a shrub that can grow up to six meters in height. It has large, heart-shaped leaves and small, green or yellow flowers. The plant is typically grown in humid, tropical climates and thrives in soil that is rich in nutrients. The root is the part of the plant that is used.
Known Health Precautions:
Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, and headache. Long-term use of kava may also cause liver damage, so individuals with liver problems should avoid using kava. Kava may also interact with medications, such as antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, and sedatives.
This product has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.