Kava Varieties and Origins

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Today there are over 100 kava varieties. These kava varieties originate from many different islands and countries across the Pacific. Kava is a very unique plant. Its’ growth depends on the specific climate of each island. Wherever it is grown … Learn More

How Kava makes you happy, (not high)

  How kava makes you happy, not high and answers to other common questions from those looking to try kava for social recreation. One of the many beneficial effects of kava is its ability to elevate a persons’ mood and make … Learn More

How drinking Kava can help you sleep and adjust to Daylight-Savings Time

Daylight-savings time (DST) begins on Sunday March 12, 2017 when in the middle of the night the clock jumps forward an hour. While a simple one-hour shift may not seem like a big deal, research has shown that the clock … Learn More

Trying Kava for the First Time? Here’s What to Expect

So you’re trying the interesting and natural herb Kava for the first time. You’ve heard the big promises – you’ll feel calmer, less stressed, less nervous, sleep better, find it much easier to relax your mind and body – and … Learn More

The story behind our new Fiji Kava – Vula Waka

I happened across the Vula Waka variety of kava about a year and a half ago when our Loa Waka farmer told us he had 10 plants of a special variety not grown very widely in Fiji that was ready … Learn More

Buy Kava that is Best for You

Choosing The Best Kava for You? It is not easy to know what the best kava is when you look to buy kava the first time. It can be hard to know what kava variety to purchase, answering 3 simple … Learn More

Kava vs Kratom: The Important Differences You Need to Know

Kava and Kratom are increasingly being sold alongside each other at kava bars and in stores online. While they maybe similar in name and drink appearance, truth is, they are worlds apart. In this post we look at some the … Learn More

The Science Behind the Natural Calm of Kava

Wondering how kava works? Here we explain the science behind kava’s calming effects. Scientific research has led to a greater understanding of the active ingredients, or kavalactones, in kava root and the beneficial, natural calming effect that drinking kava provides. … Learn More

What is the Strongest Kava or Kava Product?

The wide selection of kava varieties and kava products on the market vary in strength and potency. Here we discuss what makes for the strongest kava and give you a rundown of how to select between kava products and preparation … Learn More

Is Kava a Nootropic?

Kava is known for a wide range of benefits when drank and even when used externally. We look past the calmness, relaxation, and anxiety relief, and research if additional benefits are on the same level as brain-loving nootropics. We get … Learn More

The Journey of Kava: From Ceremonies in the South Pacific to Social Relaxation in the US

Here in the US, kava root is gaining well deserved popularity to calm the mind and body. Coming in the form of either: ground root, instant powder or flavored drink products, its natural abilities for stress relief and relaxation at … Learn More

4 Ways to Limit Stress and Anxiety While Traveling

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, the actual travel part can be incredibly stressful and anxiety ridden for some – especially when it comes to flying. Long lines at the airport, followed by cramped overhead spaces and compact seats, can … Learn More

Kava Tea: a Natural Way to Relieve Temporary Anxiety and Reduce Stress

Kava for Mild Anxiety Kava is a considered a natural remedy for relieving anxiety that is mild or temporary in nature and many people drink kava for anxiety management. Life inevitably has its’ ups and down. In the down times, … Learn More

Relaxation Drinks

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A Better way to Relax   The Relaxation drink is a relatively new idea in easing stress and helping people wind down from an ever increasingly busy life. Able to offer the benefits of calm once only available from alcohol … Learn More

Kava in the News

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Kava Articles from around the world The Bay Areas First Kava Bar Opens! In a wonderful piece of news, what’s shaping up to be an awesome kava bar opened up in Berkeley on Friday 1/23/15 and they are serving our … Learn More