Kava Forte


This tablet contains Kava root extracted with 100% water, which provides an extract with a full spectrum of compounds including the kavalactones. This product is standardized to contain 50 mg of kavalactones per tablet to ensure optimal strength and quality.The compounds in Kava Forte, particularly the kavalactones, work together to:

  • calm the nerves
  • ease the effects of everyday tension and stress
  • promote relaxation and sleep
  • support the relief of muscular tension Δ
Content Product #
40 Tablets M1345

Suggested Use: 1 tablet 2 – 3 times daily, or as directed.



Amount Per Serving %DV
† Daily Value (DV) not established.
Calories 4
Kava root 7:1 water extract
from Piper methysticum root 3.2 g
Containing kavalactones 50 mg
455 mg

Other Ingredients

Water, cellulose, hypromellose, maltodextrin, silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycollate, magnesium stearate and calcium acid phosphate.

Caution: US FDA advises that a potential risk of rare, but severe, liver injury may be associated with kava-containing dietary supplements. Ask a health care professional before use if you have or have had liver problems, frequently use alcoholic beverages, or are taking any medication. Stop use and see a doctor if you develop symptoms that may signal liver problems (eg unexplained fatigue, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, fever, vomiting, dark urine, pale stools, yellow eyes or skin). Not for use by persons under 18 years of age, or by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Not for use with alcoholic beverages. Excessive use, or use with products that cause drowsiness, may impair your ability to operate a vehicle or dangerous equipment. Not for prolonged use. Do not exceed recommended dose. For other contraindications and cautions consult your health care professional.


For other contraindications and cautions specific to this product, please refer to theContraindications and Cautions for MediHerb Botanicals.


Why Use MediHerb’s Kava Forte?

  • Water Extracted: Kava Forte respects the traditional preparation and usage of Kava. It is made from 100% water extraction
  • Safety: The safety of water extract of Kava has been evaluated in a number of studies1-4
  • Noble Cultivars: MediHerb uses only the noble cultivars of Kava – the prized varieties chosen by traditional producers of Kava
  • Research Investment:
    • The traditional Kava preparation and usage is validated by research. MediHerb is the only company to invest in research of aqueous extracted Kava
    • MediHerb supplied Kava tablets for numerous positive clinical trials and continues to work with researchers to better understand the therapeutic activity of Kava5-8
    • MediHerb invested in analytical research to understand the in vitro bioavailability of water versus ethanol extracts of Kava. This research has been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, so health care professionals could have peace of mind in prescribing the new water based extract9

MediHerb has a long history with Kava research and clinical use. Kava is one of the favorite herbs of Professor Kerry Bone, MediHerb Co-Founder and Director of Research and Development.


  1. Singh YN, Devkota AK. Planta Med 2003; 69(6): 496-499
  2. Teschke R, Sarris J, Glass X, Schulze J. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2011; 71(3): 445-448
  3. Teschke R. Liver Int 2010; 30(9): 1270-1279
  4. Sarris J, Stough C, Teschke R et al. Phytother Res 2013; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Sarris J, Stough C, Bousman CA et al. J Clin Psychopharmacol In Press
  6. Sarris J, Kavanagh DJ, Byrne G et al. Psychopharmacology 2009; 205(3): 399-407
  7. Sarris J, Adams J, Kavanagh DJ. Aust J Med Herb 2010; 22(1): 12-16
  8. Sarris J, Stough C, Teschke R et al. Phytother Res In Press
  9. Matthias A. et al. J Clin Pharm Ther 2007; 32: 233-239

Please consult the product packaging label for the most accurate product information.

Δ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.