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Kava Kava Root cut and sifted 1lb Starwest

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Herbal Information for Kava Root in Cut & Sifted Form

Common Name:  Kava Root, Kava Kava

Botanical Name:  Piper methysticum

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   1 pound

Form: Cut, Wildcrafted

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin:  Vanuatu

Brand: Starwest Botanicals

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use heavy machinery

California Prop 65 

Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:  kava lactones, cinnamic acid bornyl ester and 5,7-dimethoxy-flavanone, known to be present in kava roots, were identified, and seven compounds, including 2,5,8-trimethyl-1-naphthol, 5-methyl-1-phenylhexen-3-yn-5-ol, 8,11-octadecadienoic acid-methyl ester,

Additional Information Abput Kava Root

  • Supports Centered Calmness

Kava Kava Root, also known as Piper methysticum, has mild sedative properties. Piper methysticum, or Kava Kava Root, is a unique herb found in the tropics and contains compounds known as kavalactones. These compounds may support centered calmness. In parts of the Pacific Island the roots are used at traditional social events as a relaxant. Piper methysticum also plays a large role in cultural and religious ceremonies of the Pacific because of its purported ability to allow a person achieve a "higher level of consciousness."
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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket.

how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use

 About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

Laboratory Analysis

Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.

References

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11418-007-0203-2?no-access=true

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    Herbal Information for Kava Root in Cut & Sifted Form

    Common Name:  Kava Root, Kava Kava

    Botanical Name:  Piper methysticum

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

    Package Size:   1 pound

    Form: Cut, Wildcrafted

    Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

    Origin:  Vanuatu

    Brand: Starwest Botanicals

    Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use heavy machinery

    California Prop 65 

    Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:  kava lactones, cinnamic acid bornyl ester and 5,7-dimethoxy-flavanone, known to be present in kava roots, were identified, and seven compounds, including 2,5,8-trimethyl-1-naphthol, 5-methyl-1-phenylhexen-3-yn-5-ol, 8,11-octadecadienoic acid-methyl ester,

    Additional Information Abput Kava Root

    • Supports Centered Calmness

    Kava Kava Root, also known as Piper methysticum, has mild sedative properties. Piper methysticum, or Kava Kava Root, is a unique herb found in the tropics and contains compounds known as kavalactones. These compounds may support centered calmness. In parts of the Pacific Island the roots are used at traditional social events as a relaxant. Piper methysticum also plays a large role in cultural and religious ceremonies of the Pacific because of its purported ability to allow a person achieve a "higher level of consciousness."
    blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket.

    how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use

     About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

    Laboratory Analysis

    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

    Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

    Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.

    References

    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11418-007-0203-2?no-access=true

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    Current Stock: 1
    SKU: 201675-31
    Global Trade Item Number: 767963013903
    Manufacturer Part Number 201675-31
    Condition: New
    Availability: Usually ships within 4 days
    Width: 3.00 (in)
    Height: 5.00 (in)
    Depth: 5.00 (in)