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KAVA KAVAKava is an herbal remedy that's made from the roots ofPiper methysticum-- a type of plantfound in the islands of the Pacific Ocean. People who live on Pacific islands like Fiji have used itfor hundreds of years in social gatherings and traditional medicine. They dry out the roots orcrush them into a powder. Then they addwaterand drink the mixture. Kava is used to help withanxiety, sleep, muscle relaxation, stress relief & relaxation, tension, menopausal symptoms.It’ssaid that kava serves as a natural alternative to widely used drugs like Xanax and Ativan.Therecommended dose for anxiety is between 50 and 400 mg daily.51 Kava 50 mg 3 times a day hasbeen used for anxiety without adverse effects for up to 4 weeks.Kava is available as a liquid, atablet, or tea. Side effects of Kava include drowsiness, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, depression,diarrhea, skin issues, dry & scaly or yellow skin (if use large amounts).Adverse effects includeallergic reaction(swelling in the face, hives), liver failure, cirrhosis, jaundice, weight loss,

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