logo for Monterey Bay Herb Co

Kava Kava Root (Cut & Sifted)

Kava, also called kava kava, is a plant related to black pepper that is native to the islands of the western Pacific.Native peoples in the region have used the root of the plant to make a traditional ceremonial beverage known as the 'drink of peace.' The process of preparing this beverage involves 'clearing' the raw material in a ritual called milolua, a practice that began in Vanuatu more than 3,000 years ago and gradually spread to Polynesia, Fiji and, eventually, to the west.
Also Known As kava, kava kava root, ava, intoxicating pepper, ava pepper, awa, yaqona, sakau
SKU 3408

Certifications

Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs

Properties

Application cosmetic - Infuse in alcohol or water to make tinctures and oils for topical use.culinary - Use in tea blends.safety - Do not take large doses of this herb. Avoid kava if you have a history of liver disease.
Country of Origin Fiji

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.