Piper methysticum, Kava

Kava is a plant used traditionally by Pacific Island societies for its relaxing properties[1, 6, 8, 9]. Kava contains kavalactones, which hold anxiolytic and sleep-inducing

Neuroanatomy of Sleep

We spend a third of our entire lives asleep. For us and most other animals to spend so much time in such a vulnerable state, it must serve some important evolutionary purpose.