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  • Lydia Cotter - Naturopath & Functional

Calming with Kava

Fantastic news that Kava has been finally legalised though out Australia!

Kava plant

Kava (botanical name Piper methysticum) is a plant found in South Pacific islands. The root of the plant is used.

Health Benefits of Kava

  • Kava is loved by many because it can help reduce stress, anxiety, and disrupted sleep patterns.

  • It's become the KING in herbal medicine for it's anxiolytic (anti-panic or anti-anxiety) actions.

  • Kava also reduces muscular tension, cramps and spasms.

  • It also has antiseptic and anaesthetic actions.


Wide uses of Kava

The wide range of actions means that kava can be used effectively to treat many health ailments, including: fatigue, pain management, stress, cramping, anxiety, restlessness and insomnia.

You should only take Kava if your Naturopath or health professional thinks it is appropriate for you, so if you’re curious, have a chat to them (or me) about it.


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