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    What makes strong Kava in Samoa?

    In Samoa, Ava Le’a is the name of the strongest variant of Kava there is. unfortunately, it’s no longer the most common grown on island. Practically No Ava Le'a has been available since the El Nino of 2015 the agriculture department spread only one variety “Ava Talo” to reestablish Ava in the...
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    How we prepare our Kava?

    Things you will need: pitcher kava strainer bowl measuring cup Steps: For every 6g (approximately 1 heaping teaspoon) of kava use 1/2 cup of warm (not hot) water. For a stronger kava use 8g (approximately 1 ½ heaping teaspoon) of kava per ½ cup of warm water. Do not exceed over 3...
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    CBD oil and Kava?

    Many of our customers use both CBD oil and kava and find that they complement each other quite well. While cbd oil and kava share many positive effects, kava is known to be psychoactive and euphoric while CBD oil is not.
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    Can i drink Kava?

    If you have any medical condition or are taking any medication we recommend consulting your physician before drinking kava. We do not recommend the use of kava in individuals who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or have a history of abusing drugs or alcohol. Kava is not recommended...
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    Can Kava have different effects on different people?

    Yes. Some customers have have found our sedating kavas to have an energizing rather than sedative effect on them, and vice versa. That is one reason why we carry a variety of different types and strains of kava for you to find which works best with your body chemistry.
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    How long will it take to feel the effects of kava?

    One thing to thing to keep in mind is that many (but not all) first time kava users will experience what is referred to as a reverse tolerance, meaning that the longer and more regularly you drink kava, the less you will need to drink at one time to feel the same effects. Some users may feel no...
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    What to expect when I drink Kava?

    First, your lips will become numb. The numbness is normal and can last for a few minutes. After drinking a shell or two, feeling of heightened attention combined with relaxation begins to come on. Although it is soothing, it is unlike alcohol in that thoughts remain clear.
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    What does Kava taste like?

    A comment we hear often is that kava has a natural earthy flavor. Some new kava drinkers may choose to use a fruit juice chaser, but most kava drinkers enjoy it naturally.
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    Why Drink Kava?

    In general, drinkers of kava attest to a feeling of relaxation, enhanced calm and improved mental focus. Drinking kava can also be used to reduce stress, anxiety, and muscle tension or to help overcome insomnia. Drinking kava can also help reduce ADHD symptoms. It calms the mind and promotes...
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    Is your kava safe?

    Our kava is lab-tested for authenticity and guaranteed to be sourced from the highest quality kava roots.
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    Why is traditional hand squeezed kava better for you?

    "Instant" kavas are more bitter than traditional, hand-squeezed kava, and can sometimes be harsher on the stomach as well. This is due to differences in how the kava is processed to make it “instant”. Many people find instant kava to lack the strength of traditional, hand-squeezed kava. Studies...
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    How do I drink kava and how much should I have?

    Traditionally, kava is drank from a coconut shell in one big gulp. Some individuals will feel the effects from drinking kava after 8 ounces while others may want to try 16 ounces for their first time. Another thing to keep in mind is that kava has a reverse tolerance, meaning that the longer...
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    When is the best time to drink kava?

    Avoid drinking kava during or immediately after a large meal. Everyone’s routine is different, but one example of a good time to drink kava would be 1 to 2 hours after a light lunch. Also, consider the time of day as well. Kava is about feeling relaxed, less stressed and less anxious, so try to...
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    What is Kava?

    Kava is a relaxing drink made from the root of the pepper plant Piper methysticum. This ceremonial tea has been safely consumed by the people of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Hawaii for 3,000 years. Kava is traditionally prepared by placing the ground root into a porous sack, submerging in water...
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    What is a Kava Hangover?

    In this post, we will be exploring the kava hangover. Kava as a alcohol alternative. Why good kava will not usually create hangovers. What kava will likely create a hangover and why. Kava will usually not create hangovers. It helps to decrease social anxiety and works as a great alcohol...
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    Kava Side Effects

    Good Kava Has No Hangovers Noble kava will not create hangovers. There are two categories of kava that both contain many types. Noble and Tudei. Tudei will have an effect like it sounds, two day. This means that there is a potential for a kava hangover. Typically you will only find high quality...
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    How Kava Works

    The combination of kavalactones (described above) are what create the calming effects of kava root. There are about 18 kavalactones that we know about. Six of these kavalactones provide the majority of those active ingredients. The combined mixture of kavalactones, from strongest to weakest is...
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    What Are the Effects of Drinking Kava?

    Consuming prepared kava offers a lot of benefits*. Prepared kava root drinks provide relaxation of the mind and body, while inducing a feeling of calm and euphoria. Therefore it’s ideal to use for social relaxation, reduces stress, reduces anxiety, relaxes muscles and helps to get a good night's...
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    WHAT IS KAVA?

    The kava plant (piper methysticum) is a shrub that commonly grows in the South Pacific Islands. Most notably those islands are Fiji, Samoa, Solomon, Vanuatu, The Kingdom of Tonga and Hawaii. There are an estimated 105 varieties of kava kava. Kava plants are typically allowed to grow 3 to 5 years...
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    Noni Juice

    Noni fruit trees are mainly distributed in the South Pacific Islands, Samoa, Tahiti, etc. These island countries are generally warm like spring in all seasons and rich in crops, maintaining a relatively primitive natural environment, its unique volcanic rock geology produces many original...
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