Kava has a long history of use by native cultures in traditional medicine. The most common form of consumption is by brewing a kind of tea with the ground up kava root.

Modern civilization creates stress and places us in prolonged states of emotional tension; kava is a way to relieve the negative effects of stress on your body with a natural solution.

Once you’ve taken kava, you will quickly experience an enjoyable sense of calm and relaxation.

Instead of relying on unhealthy ways to calm yourself with dangerous chemicals, you can use kava.

What is Kava (Kava)?

Kava is a relative of the pepper plant that is native to the South Pacific islands. Kava is believed to be both a sedative and a medicinal herb.

The active components of the kava plant, called kavalactones, have been extracted used to produce a biosynthetic supplement that is intended to be used as for anxiety relief and calming. [1]

It’s one of the most popular nootropics used to relieve anxiety and restore a calm mood. Why suffer through the health destroying effects of excess stress, when a healthy solution is available?

Kava has calming effects similar to calming medicines like diazepam (Valium) and has been used as an effective sleep aid. [1]

Kava is easily available from many retailers and is completely legal in the United States.

Kava is a great way to relieve anxiety and stress. It has effects that are similar to a popular prescription anxiety reliever and is easily bought from a wide range of sources.

If you need to calm yourself without using toxic chemicals, or getting a prescription; then kava could be the solution for you.

Other Names for Kava

Kava, scientific name: Piper methysticum (intoxicating pepper) is also called; Ava Pepper, Ava Root, Awa, Gea, Gi, and Intoxicating Long Pepper. [2]

Editor’s Note

The popularity of kava is easy to understand. I have suffered from anxiety and insomnia for most of my adult life and was suffering from a variety of stress-induced health problems that was negatively impacting my quality of life.

I tried kava in the hope that it would help me overcome my problems and enjoy a calm mood and restful sleep. I was not disappointed; after my first dose of kava, I felt myself gradually loosening up and my worries started to fade away slowly.

After the first hour or so I was feeling very relaxed, and my mood had improved 100% from how I felt before I had taken the kava.

I used a powder to make a kava tea and drank it slowly over about 15 minutes. I will say that the taste of kava isn’t the greatest, and I think it will take most people a while to become accustomed.

I drank the kava tea I made a couple of hours before my regular bedtime, to see the full range of effects t