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Quality aspects of traditional and industrial Kava-extracts

Loew, D. ; Franz, Gerhard


An aqueous decoction of Piper methysticum has been used since centuries of Pacific Island at social religious-ceremonial and social events without hepatotoxic side effects in contrast to the speculation on industrial Kava preparations. It was assumed that the traditional non-alcoholic drink contains a spectrum of other constituents compared to the acetonic and ethanolic extracts. The TLC-analysis ...


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