Kava promotes feelings of relaxation and well-being, and it has been used in many
tribal societies to encourage peaceful conversations to settle disputes.
Good quality kava numbs your tongue, and this tongue-numbing compounds, kavalactones,
encourage the healthy function of gaba receptors, which promotes the feelings of
While a glass of wine can help you relax, it actually reduces rapid eye movement
(REM) sleep, which is thought to be restorative. So instead of reaching for a glass
of wine, why don’t you try this delicious kava colada recipe to help you relax and
½ cup of organic, full fat coconut milk (yes, I said full fat!)