TITLE

kava

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1166
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term kava is presented. The term refers to the Piper methysticum, a plant native to the Pacific islands. The plant's dried roots are used medicinally to treat anxiety and stress. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233297

 

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