Disease Information for Kava kava root herbal/intake

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Herbal induced Hallucinosis
Toxic hepatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Anxiety claims.
DRUG-Herbal Sedative/Insomnia/tranquilizer claims
DRUG-Herbal group (example)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cava (plant), intake, Kava, Kava (plant), Kava Kava, Kawa, Kawa Kawa, Piper methysticum, Piper methysticum (organism), Piper methysticum G Forst, Herbal brand Lullaby formula (Starlight Int), Herbal brand Sure sleep (Gero Vita) mix, Herbal brand Z-Plex anxiety/sleep (PharmAssure), Herbal name Piper methysticum
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Diuretic effect claim
DRUG-Herbal Helps Menopause/Hot flashes claims
DRUG-Herbal Muscle relaxant/cramps claims
Drug Dosage
DRUG-Herbal HAZARDOUS (consumer reports 2004)
DRUG-Herbal Not safe for prolonged use
DRUG-Herbal Rated slightly dangerous
DRUG-Herbal Root/rhizomes most potent portion
DRUG-Herbal Source China/Asia
DRUG-Herbal Source South Pacific:
DRUG-Herbal Used often (popular (ex):
Definition

used as a sedative but mood improves also; can be abused and mixes poorly with other sedatives and prescribed antipsychotics;can cause hallucinations and tremor

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