Kava Kava is found in the South Pacific. It interacts with the spine instead of the brain to make you feel calm and alert. Kava Root contains Kawain and Pipes Methysticcum, both reduce the chemical activity in the brain and nervous system. The active ingredient in Kava Kava is Kavalactones. There are 18 known Lactones in Kava Kava; 6 of the Lactones makes up 90% of the composition. There are several different kinds of Kava Kava, the geographical region and it’s effects are identified based on the various amounts of the 6 main Lactones present. The regions are important because weather patters, soil, elevation, and sunlight effects how the plant grows. Here are the 6 main Kava Lactones:
1 = desmethoxyyangonin
2 = dihydrokavain
3 = yangonin
4 = kavain
5 = dihydromethysticin
6 = methysticin
People Use For: Helps with anxiety, headaches, dizziness, restlessness, insomnia, PMS, mood swings, bladder issues, infections, and convulsions.
Warning: You should not mix Kava with anti-depressants, anti-anxiety, or anti-psychotic medications.
Kratom is from the coffee family, but is less habit forming than coffee. It’s botanical name is Mitragyna Speciosa, which is found in Southeast Asia. The alkaloids in Kratom have both stimulant and sedative properties, it has a different effect on everyone. Kratom contains alkaloids that act on the opiate receptor as an agonists. Kratom provides a more cognitive stimulation than physical stimulation.
People Use For: Helps with pain, depression, anxiety, fatigue, stabilizing blood sugar, arthritis, fibromyalgia, addiction, anti-inflammatory, immune system, and provides energy. Kratom Tea is a stimulant at low doses (alertness, energy, motivation, improves mood, and increases sociability). Kratom Tea is also a sedative when taken in high doses (calmness, comfortable, dreamy, and less sensitive to emotional or physical pain). The effects usually last 5-6 hours.
Warning: When taken in too high of doses, you could become nauseated, sick, itchy, or sweaty. Some people can be very sensitive to Kratom. You can also develop a tolerance to Kratom, so it is good to take breaks sometimes. Kratom is just as addictive as coffee, and withdrawal symptoms are almost identical.
Mate Herb means infusion of herb and is from the Holly family in South America. Yerba Mate is an ancient tribal drink. Yerba Mate starts off as a shrub and grows into a tree. The leaves are evergreen, called Yerba or Erva. This herb contains caffeine and Xanthine alkaloids. When drank the traditional way, Yerba Mate is served out of a Gourd with a Bombilla/Bomba straw. Today, Yerba Mate is served in a can as a carbonated beverage. Drinking Yerba Mate the traditional way is a completely different experience.
People Use For: Helps with Diabetes, high blood sugar, allergies, mental energy and focus, improves mood, promotes deep sleep, and can also be an appetite suppressant. Traditional Yerba Mate also contains many vitamins and minerals (potassium, magnesium, and manganese).
CBD is a natural cannabis compound from the least processed form of the cannabis plant, known as hemp. CBD is not psychoactive and does not contain any THC. The human body produces cannabinoids on its own. It has 2 cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2.
People Use For: natural pain relief, epilepsy symptoms, as an anti-inflammatory, to quit smoking, to help with addiction withdrawals, anxiety, depression, acne, arthritis, suppress cancer cell growth, seizures, schizophrenia symptoms, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s Disease symptoms.
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