Frequently Asked Questions
All the kava powder purchased from Bula Kava House comes with instructions for preparation. Kava Preparation instructions are also available on our Blog. If you need further assistance feel free to call us at (503) 477-7823. There are also many good kava preparation tutorials on youtube.
Kava affects everyone differently but most people describe a mild euphoria, relaxed muscles, and a relief of anxiety.
Kava root is in no way chemically addictive.
At Bula Kava House we strive to make the highest quality kava available to the kava community and consumers all over the world. We are also committed to testing the kava we receive from growers and suppliers in order to label every product we sell accurately. Please refer to our Kava Testing Policy for details.
Years ago there was a report of some liver health issues connected with kava use that led to kava restrictions in some countries (never in the US). Subsequent studies have proven traditional kava to be safe and has led to the end of almost all kava restrictions. Kava has been enjoyed regularly by the people of the South Pacific for thousands of years and there is no evidence that people in these cultures suffer higher than normal levels of liver problems.
There is no law that requires someone be of a certain age to drink kava, but keep in mind that kava does have physiological effects.
We at Bula Kava House are not doctors and are therefore not qualified to answer this question. We recommend that pregnant women interested in drinking kava consult a physician first.