Kava (Piper methysticum), often called kava kava, used traditionally in the Western Pacific and the name may refer to both the plant and the beverage made from the roots. Kava has a calming effect and has become quite a common ingredient in herbal medicine for sleep problems and anxiety.
Kava (kava kava) is found in many cultures around the Pacific: Polynesia, Vanuatu, Melanesia, parts of Micronesien and Australia. Traditionally, in medicine we use crushed roots (rhizomes) from kava mixed with a little water and sloughs. The liquid is mixed with cold water and we should drink the medicine while it’s still fresh. Traditional uses seem to be mainly as a relaxing agent in social settings.
The action of kava
The psychological effect kava has is mainly mild sedative and muscle relaxant. This herb is best known in the West to be soothing and also has mood-enhancing effect which is also documented in studies thanks to its calming influence impairs their mental performance.
It is recognized that the effect may vary slightly depending on plant conditions and how the preparation is done. With the standardized extracts the benefits of the herb is present to most users.
There has now been fairly well -conducted research on kava. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Review (2009) concluded from analysis of seven studies that kava is effective against anxiety and reported adverse events were mild, transient and infrequent.
In one study (placebo-controlled and double-blind) made at the University of Queensland, Australia, published 9 May 2009 in Psychopharmacology examined the kava in patients who had generalized anxiety a month or longer. Some of the patients had concurrent problems with depression. Treatment included the patients taking five tablets daily of extracts of kava with a daily dose of 250 mg kava extract. The conclusion from the study was that:
- Kava had significant anxiolytic activity.
- Moreover, the treatment offers an antidepressant effect.
- The effect of anxiety was not worse with concomitant depression.
How does Kava Kava help with natural breast enlargement?
It is believed that Kava Kava in able to increase the body’s production of prolactin; one of the hormones that are responsible for breast growth. In fact, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has referred to a study with 59 participants taking the Kava extract for two months and 39 of them have reported back with the increase in breast size. This study was placebo-controlled.
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