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Respecting the Roots

Kava, although around for thousands of years in the Pacific Islands is fairly new to North America and Europe. I believe its important to reflect on the true historical perspective of Kava in the places in which it is actually grown. In doing so we can reflect on its traditional place within community and culture. Kava has always had a place of importance in the Pacific Islands,and until the influence of Missonaries and colonialism it existed throughout the islands of the pacific. In some places it was banned by the invaders and on other islands encouraged. In the places where it was encouraged many saw Kava as a preferable alternative to the disruptive qualities of Alcohol. A recent example of...

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We Love to Hear Your Stories of Inspiration

Malo e lelei, Every once in a while we get an inspiring email we just have to share. This one made us all feel good here at TheKavaRoots. "I should be thanking you for having the best Kava's I've ever had. I'm a recovering alcoholic Seventeen years clean that's when I started my Kava Journey. Wasn't too many vendors back then, so Kava products like yours have kept me out of Alcohol trouble. So id thought id let you know, you're helping people like me more than just getting relaxed, possibly saving my life. Thanks again your friend.  J 

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The Kava Roots wins best Kava at the Kavasseur 2016 Awards

We are Honoured to win both Best Artisanal Vendor and also best Kava for our Vanuatu select. Here's the review. When I drank my first shell of "Vanuatu Select" it transported me back to my first brush with Kava as a stressed out college student in 2000. It reminded me of that initial feeling of first finding something that washed my nerves clean from any anxiety or discomfort. "Vanuatu Select" is hands down my favourite Kava of 2016 - a strong peppery Vanuatu Kava that has the perfect balance of heady and heavy strength and burns clean in your relaxation engine. The organic flavour and household level care of this Kava can be tasted in every brilliant shell and it...

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