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Kava contains kavalactones which are known to relax muscles, relieve stress and help you unwind without doping or numbing your brain.

Kava contains kavalactones which are known to relax muscles, relieve stress and help you unwind without doping or numbing your brain.

Kava is a product derived from a food source with health benefits  and as such considered a
Nutraceutical or functional food.

Yes, our Pure Noble Kava from Vanuatu is all natural. Our Kava is produced with no artificial chemical processes, additives or mixers.

It is reported that Kava produced using acetone and/or ethanol or drinking large quantities of Kava and alcohol can cause liver issues such as hepatotoxicity. Please refer to our Kava Safety guide.

The World Health Organisation has suggested that kava lactones in any type of product may rarely cause hepatic adverse reactions because of Kava-drug interactions, excessive alcohol intake, metabolic or immune mediated idiosyncrasy, excessive dose or pre-existing liver disease.

Absolutely not! Vanuatu Noble Kava is produced naturally without the use of acetonic or ethanolic extracts which are used to produce many other Kava products and have unfortunately given Kava a bad reputation.

Kava tastes like earth mixed with grass clippings. It’s slightly bitter with a hint of pepper and has a strong “earthy” after taste that tends to leave your lips and tongue feeling tingly and numb. You’re best to drink the whole serve down in one go rather than sip it, however if you really must sip, see our recipe page for a few ideas on how to temper the earthy taste. Most regular drinkers of Kava don’t like the taste initially but become accustomed over time and enjoy the effect so much that the taste becomes irrelevant.

In traditional Kava Bars or Nackamals there is always plenty of water available along with street food such as noodles, chicken and chips – known locally as "washemout".

Unlike alcohol, Kava is not brewed, fermented or distilled. Kava is a drug made up of lactones extracted from the root of the plant. These lactones act on the central nervous system and have a calming effect on the body, producing brain wave changes similar to drugs like Valium or Ketamine.

No, there is no alcohol in Kava. Vanuatu Noble Kava is also produced without the acetonic or ethanol extracts that are present in some other Kava products.

Vanuatu kava relaxes your muscles, slows your heart rate and dilates your pupils. It is not addictive and does not affect your ability to think clearly.

Kava is one of the few drugs that has a ‘reverse tolerance’ effect which means the more regularly you drink kava, the less you need of it to feel its full effects.


Kava is a controlled substance in Australia. The sale of Kava is tightly regulated.

In 2019, the Australian government announced it would allow the commercial imports of kava from Pacific Island nations.

As of December 1, 2021 only kava importers licensed by the Australian Government are allowed to import Kava and sell to Australian consumers. Imported Kava must meet all regulatory requirements and be connected with an Australian importer. Permit holders must
report monthly to the Government and must comply with National Food Standards

Most people drink Kava because it feels good. It relaxes your muscles, relieves tension and makes you feel happy. Kava
drinkers report feeling happy,

Its sociable and unlike alcohol it can sharpen, rather than dull your experiences.

You may enjoy music and conversation more, feel less aggressive and flighty

Kava is a ceremonial drink and in some villages you will need the Chief’s permission to drink Kava however Kava is finding a new place as a social way to relax after a busy day and can now be consumed in bars across America (there are over 30 Kava Bars in America) and the Pacific and in homes.