We farm and process our 'awa here on the Big Island of Hawaii. We
produce high quality, potent, fresh, organic kava root products. No
herbacides or pesticides are used. We use 100% kava roots in our products.
No leaves or stems are used.
We do not buy or sell any wild crafted 'awa.
These relic 'awa patches are on either state land or private property. We
feel that these ancient 'awa patches need to be preserved and not used for
Our 'awa plants average 4 years old before we harvest. We grow
18 varieties of Polynesian cultivars - 12 Hawaiian varieties, 2 Micronesian
varieties, 2 Papua New Guinea varieties, 1 Tongan variety, and 1 Samoan
Corm root to lateral root ratio is about 60% corm to 40% lateral. The
Hawaiian 'awa root powders have between 10% to 19% Kavalactones. Most of our
powders have an average of 13% Kavalactones.
We sun dry the 'awa roots for 5 days then the roots are dried in our electric
dryer for one day at 120 degrees. We grind the powder in our hammer mill
using a number 10 screen to produce a very fine powder with minimal root
fibers. Powder is stored in 3 pound vacuum sealed bags to retain freshness.
Piper methysticum is an interesting and complex plant, commonly know as kava.
Known in Hawaii as 'awa, which means bitter. In Vanuatu as maloh or maloku,
as sakau in Micronesia, as 'ava in Tahiti and Samoa, yagona in Fiji, in Papua
New Guinea as keu or tigwa and other generic names, & as kava in Tonga.
has been used in Polynesia for about a 1,000 years, in ceremonies, as a
medicinal herb, and for social gatherings. Used in the traditional method it
is a safe and effective non addictive herbal supplement.
Enjoy the quality of drinking fresh green kava without growing your own plants.
Imported high quality potent Borogu kava root powder from Vanuatu. Borogu kava roots have long been considered as the best Vanuatu kava. Most of the effects go quickly to the brain and brings clarity and alertness to the mind. Instant powder is made from fresh green Borogu roots and are processed into an ultra fine powder that is water soluble.
Unlike most kava powder made from dry kava roots. This soluble instant powder does not need to be strained, filtered or kneaded to prepare. Just stir in the contents of the 5 gram packet in 8 oz. of water, or a hot or cold non-caffine beverage. The 1 oz. packet makes a quart or 4 drinks.
If you don't like the tatse of fresh green root you can create your own flavored drink by adding cinnamom, vannila extract, cocoa, tang, chai, colada mix, etc. This powder mix is perfect for those who do not have time to prepare a kava drink in the traditional method.
The stems of the 'awa Hiwa plants has a deep black color like ripe eggplant.Here the word Hiwa means favorite or cherished and things that were Hiwa like all black pigs, all black taro, all black 'awa, etc. were used as offerings to the gods. Kahunas (medicine men/priests) were the ones that would drink 'awa Hiwa to obtain visions. This is a potent fast acting 'awa.
1 Pound Bag Kavalactones: 14% Chemo type: 463251
Excellant drinking 'awa which was reserved for royalty in Micronesia. Potent with effects to mind and body. We have only a few plants at this time and hope to start harvesting these plants at the end of 2005.
We make our kava tinctures from the dried 'awa roots that were milled using a
Tinctures are made using grain alcohol in our extractor which is
heated to 200 degrees and cooled via a cold water condensor. For some unknown
reason this changes the chemistry of the extract. The effects become similiar
and are so subtle that it is difficult to detect the differences.
have a 5+ year shelf life.
FLAVORED KAVA TINCTURE 1 OZ. BOTTLE $10.00
For those who cannot handle the strong kava taste these high quality potent tinctures have Root Beer or Berry flavoring to make it more palatable. The alcohol speeds the delivery of kavalactones to your body through the saliva glands. You should feel the effects within one minute. Dosage: One to three droppers full, or one teaspoon full, under the tongue. The same dosage may be placed in a hot or cold beverage, but the effects may take 5 to 10 minutes to kick in.
These alcohol based flavored kava tinctures have a 5+ year shelf life.
The alcohol speeds the delivery of kavalactones to your body through the saliva glands. You should feel the effects within one minute. Dosage: One to three droppers full, or one teaspoon full, under the tongue. The same dosage may be placed in a hot or cold beverage, but the effects may take 5 to 10 minutes to kick in.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Not for pregnant or nursing mothers. These products may impair your ability to drive or operate machinery. Use care until you become familiar with their effects.