How to Make Kava- Traditional and Easy Preparation

Below we share all you need to know to learn how to make kava root tea using medium ground kava root powder as well as a quick and easy kava preparation method using a blender. Choose the method of preparing kava that best suits you and your lifestyle.


Kava Preparation: Traditional Method

Traditional kava preparation is much like brewing tea. Kava root powder is placed in a straining bag and steeped in hot water. Gather together all you need to prepare a kava drink the traditional way and then follow the simple steps below to make kava the traditional way.

Things you're going to need:

  • High-Quality Medium Ground Kava Root. Available in our shop.
  • A Strainer Bag (A muslin bag is best but you can use cheesecloth, or even an old T-shirt)
  • Warm / Hot water (tap hot is perfect)
  • A medium-sized bowl to prepare the kava in.

Quick Kava Preparation: Blender Method

  • Add 2-4 Tablespoons of kava root powder and 8-12oz. of tap hot water per serving to a standard blender.
  • Blend on high for approximately 4 minutes.
  • Empty and strain this through a cloth strainer. 
  • Chill and enjoy!
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Varieties of Kava Root in different color bags