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Ask the Doctors - What are the risks and benefits of kava?

September 18, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What are the risks and benefits of kava?

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Dear Doctor: What are the benefits and risks of taking kava? That’s a good question with a complex answer. The shrub kava originates from the South Pacific, where  Pacific Islanders used it to promote psychological and physical relaxation for medicinal and ceremonial purposes. Within traditional cultures, the root of the plant is crushed, ground and […]

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