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Health Benefits of Kava for Stress Relief

Updated on June 10, 2015

Remedies For Stress

Kava Helps Relieve Stress

There has been a lot of hype over the benefits one can enjoy by supplementing with kava kava, and with that hype there has also been more people wondering if supplementing with kava has dangerous health consequences.

Most of the concern seems to be related to the liver, research has shown that taking large amounts of kava as a supplement can damage the liver. It is important to remember that this tends to be the case with any toxin or even natural herb. It is also important to realize all things in moderation should be fine.

Its recommended that if you do take kava for stress relief, you should try and only take it as a supplement two to three days a week. This eases any worries you may have about it harming your liver. One of the best recommendations I can give is to stay as natural as possible with herbal remedies. Instead of buying a pill with kava, why not get the tea, its closer to its natural state and isn't so potent, therefore its less processed, and the less processed the herbs are, the easier it will be for your liver to process them. If you are interested in seeking other natural ways to eliminate stress, there are links below that would prove to be great resources.

Generally kava is a safe supplement, and it has proven to be very effective in promoting relaxation and easing stress. Maintaining a healthy mentality is important to health, have some kava tea once or twice a week when you need to forget your problems and relieve yourself from the feeling of being overwhelmed.

Incase your wondering what brands offer kava tea, I use yogi tea bags with the kava stress relief supplement and it smells really good.

I hope you found this herbal remedy article to be helpful, and I hope you can put this information to good use by relieving any excess stress that exists in your life. There are links below that show you hundreds of ways that you can eliminate stress naturally.


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    • loveofnight profile image


      7 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      This is one that I have never tryed but it sounds as if it is worth the chance.....thx 4 share

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks for the information on Kava which I have never tried before.

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      9 years ago

      Kava is a great supplement, I use the yogi tea bags and they smell really good. Thanks for the advice on stress relief!

    • Entourage_007 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Santa Barbara, CA

      Kava is a safe supplement but much like any other supplement or substance, its best to use it in moderation. There is no solid evidence that Kava is actually harmful, but too much of anything can always harm you.. Even water can be harmful if you drank too much at one time, you would definitely have to drink a lot of water though.


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