Treatment of anxiety, tension and restlessness states with Kava special extract WS 1490 in genera...

10 Nov 2003Gastpar M, Klimm HD.

150mg of Kava WS 1490 extract daily in persons suffering from neurotic anxiety noted significant reductions in anxiety as assessed by the Anxiety Status Inventory (ASI) after 4 weeks of treatment.

No effect on liver enzymes (Alkaline Phosphatase, y-GT, GOT, GPT) in this trial

Randomized Controlled Trial
6 effects
2-4 weeks
141 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Fatigue Musculoskeletal outcome
Fatigue
Musculoskeletal

Minor Decrease

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Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Cognitive deficit Brain outcome

Minor Decrease

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Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Depression Brain outcome

Minor Decrease

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Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Subjective well-being Brain outcome

Notable Increase

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Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Blood Pressure ...
Cardiovascular

Minor Decrease

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Kava Herb risk & protective factor
Kava
Herb

Stress Brain outcome
Stress
Brain

Notable Decrease

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