In a similar vein, kava kava, advertised as a natural anti-anxiety supplement, was taken off the market for causing liver failure.
They were intent upon their usual morning occupation, in preparing a bowl of kava.
He spends a long time in preparing his kava, and drinks it noisily.
A portion of kava root is handed to each person present, who chews it to a pulp, and then deposits his quid in the kava bowl.
kava and the siva are the Samoans' symbols of hospitality, from the lowest to the highest.
You won't get drunk on kava, though, after the aristocracy have had the first wringing of it.
So, perhaps, the Samoans gave them the coolest of all drinks, kava; and they scored.
We were entertained to kava in the guest-house with some very original features.
“Give the kava to the rest,” said Akanga to the daughters of Miru.
kava Huçrava, for whom in the Avesta the god Haoma contends, is without sickness and death (p. 37).