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Kava (Piper methysticum), often called kava kava, is an herbal plant native to the South Pacific area of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Macronesia. The Wellness Way receives its Kava from the island of Vanuatu. Kava root is well studied around the world and has been used as a medicinal herb for its anxiolytic, parasympathomimetic, sedative, antispasmodic, mood enhancing, anti-depressant, and analgesic capabilities.

Kava liquid herb with leaves

Kava root contains resin containing 6-styryl-4-methoxy-alpha-pyrone derivatives, known as kava pyrones or kava lactones (5% to 9%, depending on geographical location), including kavain (or kawain), dihydrokavain (DHK), methysticin, dihydromethysticin (DHM), yangonin and desmethoxyyangonin.  It also contains flavonoids (flavokavains). These constituents have been shown to help:

*Take as directed by your health care professional.  

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Remember, the Swiss watch of the body’s systems is a delicate balance! For more information, to test your systemic functions, and to discover triggers, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We can help you understand how your body is functioning and the best ways to support it! 


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