Kava (Piper Methysticum) has been used as a ceremonial drink in the Pacific Islands for hundreds of years. Some people report its effects are similar to alcohol when consumed in higher concentrations.
- Crop of the Pacific Islands.
- Also known as kava kava.
- Kava means bitter, it is a member of the nightshade family. It is very rare, bit it is said that Kava can affect the liver. Kava affects the brain, and other parts of the central nervous system. The effective dose of Kava is usually 130-300mg. Experts recommend that your daily intake does not exceed 300mg. Do not take Kava with Alprazolam, and any other medications changed by the liver.
- Uses– Anxiety, stress, restlessness, sleeping problems, ADHD, withdrawal from benzos, epilepsy, psychosis, depressions, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, common cold, tuberculosis, muscle pain.
- Uses– When applied to the skin it is used for skin diseases, promoting wound healing, and a pain killer. Also used as a mouthwash for canker sores, and toothaches.
- Kava bars have been seen all over the world as an alternative to alcohol.
Experts recommend that your daily intake does not exceed 300mg.
Dosages vary according to the desired therapeutic effect:
Anxiolytic(anti-anxiety) – 60mg-120mg
Sedative – 200mg-300mg
Effective dose is 100-300mg. Do not take with Alprazolam.
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