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How Kava Can Help Anxiety

General anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health condition that generates high levels of stress and chronic worrying. In 2020, the number of people with anxiety and mental health disorders rose significantly, reaching a peak of 41.5% in February 2021. Recovering from the stress of the pandemic is one thing, but for those suffering from social anxiety, reintegrating back into daily life is yet another stress. With anxiety, even small tasks can cause a lot of worry and stress, which can take a toll on both physical and psychological health. Fortunately, taking kava is a natural way to reduce anxiety and stress.  A Natural Alternative For Chronic Anxiety Treatment  Despite the fact that research is lagging when it comes to...

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Benefits of Kava After Exercise

While working out can be fun and energizing, the most important part of the routine is often the most neglected—recovery.   If you’ve ever worked out hard doing athletic activities such as sprints, weight-lifting, HIIT, Tabata, intense yoga, or rowing, you’ve probably experienced muscle soreness the next day. You may have even experienced delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS), where you don’t feel sore until a day or two after your workout.  Working out at a high intensity places a large demand on your body. It increases your stress hormones (cortisol), creates microtears in your muscles that need to be repaired, and can even reduce your sleep quality.  Fortunately, taking kava after a hard workout can help your body recover, even if...

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Adaptogens & Euphorics: How Kava Provides Stress Relief Without the Downsides

Amongst adults and students alike, stress levels in America have increased dramatically since early 2020. At least 87% of adults in this country say they have more sources of stress now than in previous years. Chronic stress leads to brain fog, fatigue, lack of motivation, increased anxiety, and a variety of health problems. To combat the effects of stress, many Americans rely on caffeine to give them the energy and clarity to get through the day. In the evening, they often drink alcohol to wind down and relax. While both of these substances can provide temporary mood-boosting effects, it comes with a counterproductive caveat—both alcohol and caffeine (as well as nicotine) increase your levels of stress hormones (cortisol).  Kava is different....

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Euphorics & Adaptogens

Different kinds of beverages have been used by drink enthusiasts, like adaptogen spiked coffee, Kombucha, and herbal tea. These beverages produce a feeling of wellness by regulating different hormones, body function, and stress levels. The latest drink which has joined this club is Kava. What is Kava? Why are people showing interest in buying Kava roots? How does Kava work to offer health benefits? All of these answers are discussed below; What is Kava? Kava is a non-addictive South Pacific plant used as a medicinal plant because of its anesthetic, sedative, psychotropic, androgenic and euphoric properties. Kava plant beverage is produced from its roots via a cold water extraction process. The active ingredient present in Kava is kavalactone which is...

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Take a Break from Alcohol Drink Feel Free

Take a Break from Alcohol Drink Feel Free Even if you don’t live on one of the scattered, tiny Pacific Ocean islands, you might have heard about the plant called Kava (Piper methysticum). Right now, it’s all the rage in the sober community that is steadily growing at a rapid pace. People are becoming highly interested in drinking kava and other ancient plants. In this one-speed, fast paced, social media hyped world we live in, people want a reason to go back to nature and hold on to ancient cultures. From millennials to baby boomers, people are searching for a natural way to have fun and relax that doesn’t involve taking drugs or drinking alcohol. If you can relate, feel...

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