Kava Kava

DISCLAIMER: I am not a doctor, and the following is NOT medical advice. It is merely a list of things that have helped others during opiate withdrawal. Before starting any regiment including any medicine, it is imperative that the patient discusses it with a licensed physician. Some of the medicine listed can react badly with certain foods and other medicines.

CAUTION: Excessive use may cause liver damage. Milk thistle can help prevent liver damage. Kava kava must not be taken with any benzodiazepine (Xanax, Klonopin, Valium).

USEFUL FOR: Anxiety, pain, depression, insomnia, stress relief

DESCRIPTION: Kava kava, a member of the pepper family, is an herb that can ease anxiety without the cloudiness of the mind presented with traditional anxiety medications. Kava was the prime choice of drink for royalty in the South Pacific, and is believed to have originated in Melanesia. Studies prove kava is effective for relieving anxiety and panic.

Dosages for specific ailments as recommended by WholeHealthMD.com

  • Anxiety – 250 – 500 mg (2-3 times a day)
  • Insomnia – 250 – 500 mg (30 minutes to an hour before bedtime)
  • Pain – 250 – 350 mg (2-3 times a day)



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  • Have you ever heard of anyone else who’s Kava Kava was tested and came out positive as heroin???

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