Kawa Kawa Leaf (Piper excelsum) Maori Kava Organic Shredded Leaf
Botanical Name: (Piper excelsum)
Description: A small tree or shrub up to 6m with large heart shaped aromatic leaves. Common throughout the North & the top half of the South Island from sea level to 600m. Looks very similar to the related Kava (Piper methysticum) however Kawa~Kawa is a larger shrub with much smaller leaves.
Quantity: 50 gram organic shredded leaf.
Ethnobotanical History: Kawa~Kawa is a New Zealand native plant and was one of the most important plants in traditional Maori medicine. It is still widely used as a herbal remedy today.
Active Constituents: Myristicin and Elemicin and Safrole.
Shipping Restrictions: There are no restrictions, we can ship this product worldwide.