The medicinal benefits of kava have been used traditionally in Pacific Islander and Western herbal medicine for centuries, as a natural solution to increase mind and body relaxation as well as calm and soothe the nerves.
The breakthrough in why kava is a global phenomenon in natural and complementary medicines, is kavalactones. Kavalactones are compounds found in the root of the kava plant. With 200 known varieties of kava across the South Pacific, you can imagine how true a statement of “kava ain’t kava” is. The physiological effects of Kava are usually viewed as an important characteristic of the plants quality for customers. As well as other characteristics, such as where it was grown, the taste and cleanliness.
There are 6 known major kavalactones which have been identified into a numbering system below:
1 | Desmethoxyyangonin (DMY)
2 | Dihydrokavain (DHK)
3 | Yangonin (YAN)
4 | Kavain (KAV)
5 | Dihydromethysticin (DHM) and
6 | Methysticin (METH)
Kava is tested in a suitably equipped laboratory to determine the quantity and ratio from the six kavalactones it contains. The ‘chemotype’, or kavalactone profile, is then determined by ranking the proportions of the six kavalactones from highest to the lowest amount. In addition to desirable chemotypes, the total amount of kavalactones within the kava is also important.
From our 13 years of scientific research, Fiji Kava has discovered a specific level (%) of kavalactones, found in the root of only select varieties of Noble kava plants. From this, we have derived specific chemotype profiles which are desirable to increase body relaxation, induce sleep as well as calm and soothe the nerves. Fiji Kava exclusively uses this type of kava across all products.
The extraction method of kavalactones from the root of the plant is just as important as the selection of quality Noble kava. Our stringent 100% water extraction method is done without the addition of any artificial chemicals or contaminants. This guarantees no additives in what is consumed by our customers. Otherwise, what’s the point?
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The medicinal benefits of kava have been traditionally used in Pacific Islander and Western herbal medicine to promote sleep, relax the body and calm and soothe the nerves.
Our kava possesses specific % levels of kavalactones and other desirable profiles found from our 13 year of research into 200 varieties of kava across the South Pacific.
As well as being TGA and FDA compliant and listed as a complementary medicine in Australia, kava is also sold as a dietary supplement in most other international markets.
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