Get to the root of it

Understanding kava's role as a stress reliever, anxiety treatment and cancer suppressant.

By: Donovan Baltich
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WHAT IS KAVA?

Chengguo "Chris" Xing holds a flask of ground-up kava roots If there’s one piece of advice Chengguo “Chris” Xing would give you, it’s “to stress less.”
Very little is known about the cultivars of imported kava, how it’s processed and whether there might be adulteration. If low-quality materials come in and it isn’t prepared correctly, health issues could arise.”
—Chengguo “Chris” Xing, Ph.D.

KAVA AS A CANCER SUPRESSANT

KAVA AS A STRESS RELIEVER AND AN ANXIOLYTIC

HOPES FOR THE FUTURE

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