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By Zane Yoshida

Ten Traditional Occasions for Drinking Kava

Did you know that kava shot you are drinking has a long history and tradition behind it, going back thousands of years?

While kava supplements may be the next ‘big thing’ in the relaxation beverages market, this is most definitely not news to the elders of Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii or any of the Pacific islands, who have been drinking kava for many, many years.

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By Zane Yoshida

Kava and Social Anxiety

Kava has been used down through the centuries at social occasions in the Pacific Islands. Why is that?

We all have our traditions and cultural traits, but there must be something in the root that makes it suitable for social occasions.

Could part of the reason for this be that it helps put people in the mood to be more social, by relaxing them?

If that’s the case, could sufferers of social anxiety use it to better handle some of the stresses and anxieties of modern life?

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Ten Traditional Occasions for Drinking Kava
Kava and Social Anxiety