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Kava or Kava Kava is a beverage or an extract prepared from Piper methysticum. This plant grows in the Pacific islands, more specifically the western Pacific islands. The name "kava" is derived from the Polynesian word "awa," meaning bitter.
Popularity among the islanders
The Kava kava extract being native to the Pacific islands is a famous drink/beverage to them, highly regarded as being sacred to them. In the South Pacific, kava is also quite a popular recreational drink, quite like alcohol, as it is in Western societies.
Also, kava is a pretty popular drink, reserved for the religious and cultural occasions of the islanders.
How is kava used?
From the roots of the kava plants is derived an extract which is usually blended with water or coconut milk. This is served as a drink that is widely popular across the islands. The uses of the kava extract or the kava oil are many.
The kava tincture essential oil is used as a drink we were discussing. Furthermore, the roots of the kava plant are also dried and powdered to form a powder that can be consumed. These roots are also pasted and used to form tablets.
Let’s delve into the uses of kava oil:
It is used as an anxiolytic alternative of the modern allopathic medicines. Being a herbal extract, kava is widely preferred.
It is used as a painkiller.
It is also used to treat ADHD ( Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
It is often used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Kava is recommended in severe cases of restlessness, depression and insomnia.
Benefits of Kava essential oil
This kava essential oil is proven to be bestowed with multiple benefits. Here we will be checking some benefits of this essential oil:
Kava is a herbal product and thus, always recommended when compared to other drugs.
Kava works fast.
It is healthier with minimum side effects, most of which are not even proved.
The kava plant grows naturally and therefore, quite inexpensive in teh Pacific islands.
It is easy to prepare and consumed.
Kava is also used as a recreational drug bringing in togetherness.