Kava Relieves Anxiety

Anxiety is stressful to our bodies and minds, and pharmaceuticals  are generally prescribed for treatment. Kava, a plant related to black pepper, is a natural remedy for anxiety, and has a long history in the South Pacific as a social and recreational drug. Kava works quickly to relieve anxiety, often after one or two doses. It’s has been shown, in controlled human trials, to be as effective as benzodiazepine drugs and is an effective sedative. The recommended dosage is 100-200 mg, two or three times a day as needed, but it shouldn’t be taken for more than a few months at a time.

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