IKO Articles & Science
Delve deep into the multifaceted realm of kava through the International Kava Organization (IKO). We provide a range of articles that cover diverse aspects of kava, from its historical significance and cultural relevance to the scientific research underpinning its benefits and properties. Additionally, our content guides users on the correct methods of preparation, ensuring optimal results and satisfaction. The consistent theme across our materials is a commitment to upholding the highest standards for kava. Through our efforts, we aim not only to educate but also to preserve and promote the responsible use and understanding of this cherished plant
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In this video, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the personal motivations, experiences, and visions that drive these directors. Their stories are not just about kava; they’re about overcoming challenges, building communities, and forging a sustainable and respectful future for the kava industry. Join us as we explore their contributions and the exciting future they envision for kava enthusiasts around the world.
A review of a study that delves into the pharmacological activities of kava, focusing on kavalactones and their interaction with the GABAA receptor. The study concludes that kavapyrones do not directly interact with benzodiazepine or GABAA receptors.
Cytochrome P450 enzymes play a pivotal role in drug metabolism, affecting not just the efficacy but also the safety of drugs. Their activity can be influenced by various factors, including age and disease states, and they are a key player in drug-drug interactions.
The study investigates the inhibitory effects of Kava extract on monoamine oxidase B activity in mice, suggesting its potential therapeutic applications.
The study confirms the effective and safe short-term use of kava in the Commission E-defined indication of “nervous anxiety, tension and restlessness,” especially in other than chronic cases.