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Kava Education

Kava is a plant that is native to the Pacific Islands. Its roots are used to make a drink that has been consumed for centuries for its relaxing and calming effects. Kava is often used in social and cultural gatherings and is believed to have medicinal properties. Here we will discuss all things Kava!

  • Summary
    Kratom is a tropical evergreen tree that is native to Southeast Asia, particularly Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It belongs to the coffee family and its leaves contain active compounds that have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. Kratom has traditionally been used as a natural pain relief treatment, to treat diarrhea, and to boost energy levels. Please take the time to review these FAQ's so that you can stay well informed on what you are putting into your body.
  • How Has it Traditionally Been Used?
    In addition to its traditional medicinal uses, Kratom has also been used in religious ceremonies and as a social lubricant. Traditionally, Kratom leaves were chewed or brewed into a tea for consumption. The leaves were also used to make a paste that was applied topically to wounds to promote healing.
  • What is Kratom Being Used For Today?
    Today, Kratom is becoming more and more popular throughout the US. People continue to use kratom today as a natural alternative to prescription painkillers, while others use it to manage opioid withdrawal symptoms. Additionally, kratom has been reported to have mood-lifting effects and may help with anxiety and depression as well as being used to boost energy levels and improve focus and concentration.
  • What Are The Benefits?
    Kratom Has Been Known to Have Some of The Following Benefits: -Increases Energy -Improves Focus -Has Mood Lifting Effects [may help with Anxiety, & Depression] -Natural Pain Relief -Can Assist With Opiate Withdrawal & Addiction Treatment
  • What Are The Risks?
    Some of the Known Risks and Negative Side Effects May Include the Following: -If Kratom is Overconsumed in one sitting it can cause nausea, vomiting, and chills. -Dependence and Withdrawal -Constipation -Liver Damage With Overuse
  • Summary
    Kratom is a tropical evergreen tree that is native to Southeast Asia, particularly Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It belongs to the coffee family and its leaves contain active compounds that have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. Kratom has traditionally been used as a natural pain relief treatment, to treat diarrhea, and to boost energy levels. Please take the time to review these FAQ's so that you can stay well informed on what you are putting into your body.
  • How Has it Traditionally Been Used?
    In addition to its traditional medicinal uses, Kratom has also been used in religious ceremonies and as a social lubricant. Traditionally, Kratom leaves were chewed or brewed into a tea for consumption. The leaves were also used to make a paste that was applied topically to wounds to promote healing.
  • What is Kratom Being Used For Today?
    Today, Kratom is becoming more and more popular throughout the US. People continue to use kratom today as a natural alternative to prescription painkillers, while others use it to manage opioid withdrawal symptoms. Additionally, kratom has been reported to have mood-lifting effects and may help with anxiety and depression as well as being used to boost energy levels and improve focus and concentration.
  • What Are The Benefits?
    Kratom Has Been Known to Have Some of The Following Benefits: -Increases Energy -Improves Focus -Has Mood Lifting Effects [may help with Anxiety, & Depression] -Natural Pain Relief -Can Assist With Opiate Withdrawal & Addiction Treatment
  • What Are The Risks?
    Some of the Known Risks and Negative Side Effects May Include the Following: -If Kratom is Overconsumed in one sitting it can cause nausea, vomiting, and chills. -Dependence and Withdrawal -Constipation -Liver Damage With Overuse

Ways To Safely Consume

The most traditional way to consume kava, is freshly brewed kava tea which is what we specialize on making here at The Karma House.

Some other ways to consume kava include:

Capsules   -   Tinctures   -   Edibles

Make sure to buy kava from a reputable source that uses high-quality kava roots.

 

Avoid mixing with alcohol and MAOIs without asking your healthcare provider first.

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