Kava extract Kavalactones

Item

Specification

Kavalactones (HPLC) 30%, 50%, 70%
Appearance Yellow Fine Powder
Odor Characteristic
Taste Characteristic
Solubility 100% Soluble in Ethanol
Particle Size 100% Pass 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying ≤5.0%
Ash ≤5.0%

Description

Unveiling the Mystery of Kava Extract (Kavalactones): From Ancient Rituals to Modern Wellness

Kava, a shrub native to the South Pacific, has a long and fascinating history intertwined with cultural rituals and traditional medicine. Now, its extract, rich in a class of compounds called kavalactones, is finding its way into the modern world, sparking curiosity and debate about its potential benefits and risks. Let’s dive into the enigmatic world of kava extract and explore its potential impact on your well-being.

What are Kavalactones?

Kavalactones are a group of chemical compounds found in the kava root. These are responsible for the plant’s psychoactive effects, producing a sense of relaxation, reduced anxiety, and mild pain relief. Different kavalactones offer varying effects, with some promoting relaxation while others contribute to pain relief.

Traditional Uses

For centuries, kava has been a central element in Pacific Islander cultures. Its roots were prepared into a ceremonial drink consumed during social gatherings, rituals, and for medicinal purposes. It was believed to promote relaxation, sociability, and spiritual connection.

Modern Applications

Today, kava extract is available in various forms, including capsules, powders, and tinctures, and is used for a variety of purposes:

  • Anxiety Relief: Kava extract has been shown in some studies to effectively reduce anxiety symptoms, making it a potential alternative for those seeking natural stress management.
  • Muscle Relaxation: Kava’s analgesic properties might offer relief from muscle tension and pain, potentially beneficial for people with chronic conditions like muscle spasms or arthritis.
  • Sleep Aid: Kava’s calming effects might aid in sleep initiation and quality, making it a potential option for those struggling with insomnia.

Application

Kava extract, specifically derived from the root of the kava plant and containing kavalactones, has traditionally been used in the Pacific Islands for its calming and relaxing properties. In modern times, kava extract has found its way into various products, including:

Herbal Supplements: Kava supplements are commonly used to promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety.

Beverages: Some companies produce kava-containing beverages, such as teas and drinks, for consumers seeking a natural way to relax.

Capsules and Tablets: Kava extract is often encapsulated or compressed into tablets for convenient consumption as a dietary supplement.

Topical Products: Kava extract may be included in creams, lotions, or balms for topical application, claiming to provide relaxation and relief from muscle tension when applied to the skin.

Tinctures: Liquid extracts, or tinctures, of kava may be used as a more concentrated form of the herb for easy and controlled dosing.

Additional

Shelf Life

2 Years

Storage

Store in tightly sealed containers then places in a cool and dry place while away from moisture, light, and oxygen.

Packaging

  • Packed in paper drums and two plastic bags inside. N.W:25kgs .I.D.35×H51cm.
  • 1Kg/Bag, aluminum foil bag vacuum packing.
  • Sample, double sealed water plastic bags inside with the aluminum bag outside.