Kava: The Pacific Elixir: The Definitive Guide to Its by Vincent Lebot,Mark Merlin,Lamont Lindstrom PDF

By Vincent Lebot,Mark Merlin,Lamont Lindstrom

• the main finished e-book ever written on nature's best stress-relieving plant.

• First paperback version of the vintage accomplished textual content initially released via Yale collage Press.

This whole advisor to kava summarizes the literature and study on a plant that's now thought of similar or enhanced to anti-stress pharmaceuticals, and describes its use within the non secular, political, and financial lifetime of the Pacific islands for hundreds of years. past its soporific features kava can be used through the the Pacific as an analgesic, a diuretic, and an anesthetic. there's even proof suggesting it truly is potent within the remedy of bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, and venereal disorder. Exhaustively researched, Kava: The Pacific Elixir deals an intensive survey of this impressive plant from the point of view of the horticulturist, the ethnobotanist, and the pharmacologist.

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