Stunning Huichol Yarn Art
Donate $250 +, support accurate drug info, and get a
beautiful Huichol yarn painting, made by local artists in Mexico.
They're fabulous gifts! (8, 12 & 24 inch sizes available.)
For Heart Problems
by J. D. Tenma
Citation:   J. D. Tenma. "For Heart Problems: An Experience with Kava (exp81754)". Apr 15, 2010.

  repeated oral Kava (pill / tablet)


This report details a personal experience that I had with Kava, and the health benefit that it provided.

One day, I was cleaning out the medicine cabinet, throwing away empty bottles, expired stuff, things I don't need anymore. I came across a bottle of Kava stress relief pills. I am under a lot of stress, so I decided to take some. I took 2 pills, the recommended dosage. This was on a Saturday morning. Over the course of the day, I did not notice any effects. So at midday, I took one more pill. Still nothing. I put the bottle away and wrote it off as quackery. However, I noticed something extraordinary: I often have heart palpitations, but over the next few days, I had none. This went on until Thursday, when they returned. So next weekend, I took 4 pills. This time they lasted throughout the whole week. Ever since then, I have been taking 4 pills every weekend, and since then I have had no heart palpitations.

I hope that others may benefit from this information, and I also hope that someone with more medical knowledge than me can figure out how this affects the heart.

Exp Year: 2009ExpID: 81754
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 16 
Published: Apr 15, 2010Views: 9,556
[ View as PDF (for printing) ] [ View as LaTeX (for geeks) ] [ Switch Colors ]
Kava (30) : Health Benefits (32), Not Applicable (38)

COPYRIGHTS: All reports are copyright Erowid and you agree not to download or analyze the report data without contacting Erowid Center and receiving permission first.
Experience Reports are the writings and opinions of the individual authors who submit them.
Some of the activities described are dangerous and/or illegal and none are recommended by Erowid Center.

Experience Vaults Index Full List of Substances Search Submit Report User Settings About Main Psychoactive Vaults