1) Products containing kava should be formulated and labeled to limit consumption of total kavalactones to 300mg per day'
2) Labels of all products containing kava bear the following statement:
Caution: Not for use by persons under the age of 18. If pregnant, nursing, or taking a prescription drug, consult health care practitioner prior to use. Do not exceed recommended dose. Excessive consumption may impair ability to drive or operate heavy equipment.
The Kava Safety & Peer Review is available from the AHPA office for $59.95 plus $3.50 for shipping and handling. Also available from the ABC Catalog #422. $59.95 For an article on this review, see HerbalGram No. 40, p. 14.
Article copyright American Botanical Council.