Caution

January 2002 Issue

In Ironic Twist, Kava Causes Anxiety Over Link to Liver Problems

Kava kava (Piper methysticum), a top-selling herb in the U.S., has gained popularity as a safe and effective treatment for mild anxiety. In Germany, however, reports of 24 cases of liver disease linked to kava supplements have the government and pharmaceutical industry scrambling for answers.

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