Kava Kava has played an important bonding role in the South Pacific island villages for thousands of years. Kava is valued for helping create good feelings between people. Kava drinking if often casual, but also plays an important role in ceremonies such as welcoming, naming, initiation, healing and marriages.
Kava is also used to induce a calm, relaxed state that helps relieve stress and anxiety and contributes to restful sleep patterns and overall mental wellbeing. It is also known to temporarily relieve muscular pain and joint stiffness.