Kava (Piper methysticum) belongs to the family of nightshade plants and grows in South Pacific region. For thousands of years, the natives used this as a ceremonial drink for recreation. Kava root has high amounts of kavalactones that are responsible for all its effects. Recently kava has received remarkable attention for its stress- relieving effects. This section explains everything that everyone needs to know about the kava benefits, side effects, dosage, how to use, interactions, etc.