Kava, if consumed correctly is safe. Kava should be prepared and consumed as a tea. This has been the traditional method of consumption for over 1,500 years.
If you drink too much Kava, you may feel nauseous, get a hangover sensation, or get a stomach ache.
If you have any side-effects, please stop the consumption of Kava and seek medical attention if necessary. This is considered to be an herbal supplement, so we highly recommend talking to your physician about it first.
It’s a root coming from a plant called Piper methysticum from the pepper family. We’ve written up a fine article about What is Kava, we recommend to read that, as it should answer most questions.
It promotes a calm body and soul. Ever heard of “have a beer after work”? It’s similar to that moment of relaxation after a hard day’s work.
It is meant as a social drink, and the more people you have with you, the better it is!
It promotes a relaxed, less anxious, and in general a feel of overall well-being. Another known characteristic is the feeling a slightly numb tongue upon drinking Kava.
Get 1 part powder to 2 parts water. Put powder in a mesh strainer and dip the strainer into the water. Massage the strainer and powder until the water stops changing color and appears saturated. Adjust the concentrations as you see fit.
From our own experience, within 5-10 minutes, it will last approximately 30 minutes from one serving of Kava. Depending on the strength, variety, and serving, it could last longer and some remnants may be felt the next day.
Yes, Kava is legal in USA. It is legal for personal use as a dietary supplement.
We import them ourselves from Fiji and Vanuatu.
There should be no shame in buying Kava products! But since you asked, they’re shipped in generic boxes with the “from” address stating “KDirect” to make it just a tad bit conspicuous.
The older the kava, the larger the root, and stronger kavalactone properties. It also carries a stronger aroma.
It is a less sought after Kava because of its properties. It has a different kavalactone levels than Noble kava. Tudei kava is not for daily consumption and often makes consumers have stomach aches or headaches similar to that of a hangover.
Noble kava is understood to be an allowed daily consumable kava.
Tudei Kava is in-fact not allowed to be exported by Fiji nor Vanuatu because of its bad reputation due to misunderstanding how it’s used.
No! Kava should not be ingested with alcohol.
Yes. Too much Kava can lead to dry skin, or a series of other side effects that usually resolve themselves after stopping your intake for a while.
If you experience any sort of symptoms and are concerned, please contact your doctor and consult with them. If you’re having an allergic reaction, please dial 9-1-1 and get emergency care.
It is possible. There are individuals that may be sensitive to Kava and should not ingest it if they feel sick, develop a rash, or other side effects. Consuming too much over a short period of time may also lead to side effects.
Be sure to consult with your physician and use your best judgement on whether Kava is right for you.
That being said, Kava has been ingested safely for over 1500 years.
If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency/reaction, dial 9-1-1 and get to the nearest emergency room. Be safe!