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What is Kava?

What is Kava?

First domesticated in Vanuatu thousands of years ago, "Kava" is the word used for the plant, root, and drink made from the root of piper methysticum. The kava drink is made by mixing water with ground root and straining out the liquid. Piper methysticum is the latin name for kava, meaning intoxicating pepper, and is closely related to the black pepper plant. Top 5 Kava Facts Traditionally used ceremonially, socially, medicinally, and for trade in much of the South Pacific especially in Melanesia and Micronesia Some of the best kava plants have been used a dowries and peace treaties in regions...

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