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Reason for taking: Anxiety
5/7/2012 9:23:13 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
for me Kava took the edge off my anxiety without any side effects. I had tried a few prescriptions but the side effects were not tolerable..I didn't feel 'right'. Kava made me feel normal again..it was so wonderful

Reason for taking: Anxiety
2/27/2012 1:54:00 PM

Reviewer: Jeremiah, 65-74 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken 1-2 kava capules/day for several years with NO liver damage or other scary side effects. Kava capules are sold at health food stores in bottles of 75mg each. I have neuro condition known as essential tremor and I found that Kava combined with a prescription med helps reduce the tremor in my hands. Otherwise, I cannot write. Not interested in taking other meds prescribed for ET becau ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
1/30/2012 7:53:49 PM

Reviewer: Jscota, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The reason countries are banning this is becuase of large pharmecutical companies fighting against it. If people with anxiety find out how good this is there will be no need for anxiety sedatives!!!!!

Reason for taking: Anxiety
8/15/2011 6:55:22 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Currently taking Kava Kava Plus (with St Johns Wort) for anxiety and depression. Effects are short-lived (five hours or so) but the tincture definitely makes a difference in my mental and physical well-being. I go from being tense and sick-feeling to relaxed and almost completely normal.

Reason for taking: Anxiety
5/22/2011 9:37:03 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
liver damage occurs ONLY when the stuff is made fro the leaves and stems, it does NOT happen when you consume the roots. Please look up the reports and people in the Islands in SP for Millenia and do not all drop dead from liver damage.

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