Kava: Nature's Relaxant.......

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Used for centuries as a mind-and moodaltering substance, kava is currently one of the hottest products in the natural medicine and health-food trade. This book provides consumers with a readable introduction and a balanced and authoritative treatment of this timely subject.

Ceremonial kava is still central to the ritual and hospitality of people throughout Oceania. Pope John Paul II and other political and spiritual dignitaries from around the world have participated in this ...

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Overview

Used for centuries as a mind-and moodaltering substance, kava is currently one of the hottest products in the natural medicine and health-food trade. This book provides consumers with a readable introduction and a balanced and authoritative treatment of this timely subject.

Ceremonial kava is still central to the ritual and hospitality of people throughout Oceania. Pope John Paul II and other political and spiritual dignitaries from around the world have participated in this rite as part of being welcomed to the island communities of the Pacific.

Today a growing body of scientific research is corroborating the experience of folk medicine that kava does indeed possess healing, analgesic and anesthetic qualities. It has been shown to relieve the anxiety, tension and restlessness that characterize stress.

Dr. Walji delves into the mysteries of this valuable herb and has emerged as a primary resource for researchers, scientists and consumers. He clarifies how kava works on numerous health conditions, and presents the latest research and clinical application of this multifaceted herb.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780934252782
  • Publisher: Hohm Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.47 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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