Instant Connoisseur jars are back in stock in both 25g and 100g!

unwind the way

nature intended

experience real island kava without the hassle

relaxation, just a scoop away

experience calm and take the first step in prioritizing your mental health

straight outa the islands

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discover why natives only consume REAL traditionally brewed kava

experience
real kava at a
whole new level

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enjoy distinct differences from carefully selected blends to exquisite single-origin varietals

kahuna 25g

encounter an amplified creativity with this rare varietal

connoisseur 25g

find your zen with this classic muscle melting blend

raw epicure 25g

seize the day with this heady and cheerful blend

wakea 25g

feed your inner artist with this mind expansive varietal

statera 25g

reclaim balance with this tension soothing blend

witch doctor 25g

become one with the floor with this heavy selection

discover what is perfect for you

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whether you're looking for a social lubricant on a night out, or a simple release to regain calmness again. discover and be the hero of your own journey.

adjust your experience

1 scoop
light elation -
perfect amount to feel calming stress relief

2 scoops*
deeper euphoria -
more intense feeling of calm

3+ scoops**
heavier sedation -
for nights needing a heavier experience

consume on empty stomach for stronger effects

*recommended for first timers
**we generally don't recommend taking more than 2 scoops.
if you do please do not operate heavy machinery.

consume on empty stomach
for stronger effects

*recommended for first timers
**we generally don't recommend taking more than 2 scoops.
if you do please do not operate heavy machinery.

people are talking

TGP

"Mental clarity and relaxation was in full swing without the grogginess of cheap knockoffs."

Isabella Marie

"about 15 minutes in my body pain was very minimal, my heart rate went down, and I just felt like I was in a good mood. "

Kathlyn Meyer

"If you are considering buying this, don't consider any longer and just DO IT."

Fred

"This is my 5th time attempting to use Kava and actually feel something. I felt sociable & came home to a great night sleep later on."

BBAS

"This is just Kava - nothing more, nothing less. Within seconds you can tell it’s pure kava."

Megan

"My husband deals with seasonal anxiety. He’s found that this works well when he needs to calm down after a stressful day at work."

Fred

"I’ve even been swapping out my free drinks at the airport for a cup of kava, since then I wake up light instead of nursing the nasty hangover."

NYUTUSSE

"This product seems to fall right into the “sweet spot” as far as producing balanced brain and body effects and general calm & relaxation."

Lightrae

"I dont use alcohol or thc so this seems to be a healthy alternative to chill out."

people are talking

TGP

"Mental clarity and relaxation was in full swing without the grogginess of cheap knockoffs."

Kathlyn Meyer

"If you are considering buying this, don't consider any longer and just DO IT."

Isabella Marie

"about 15 minutes in my body pain was very minimal, my heart rate went down, and I just felt like I was in a good mood. "

Fred

"This is my 5th time attempting to use Kava and actually feel something. I felt sociable & came home to a great night sleep later on."

BBAS

"This is just Kava - nothing more, nothing less. Within seconds you can tell it’s pure kava."

Megan

"My husband deals with seasonal anxiety. He’s found that this works well when he needs to calm down after a stressful day at work."

Fred

"I’ve even been swapping out my free drinks at the airport for a cup of kava, since then I wake up light instead of nursing the nasty hangover."

NYUTUSSE

This product seems to fall right into the “sweet spot” as far as producing balanced brain and body effects and general calm & relaxation.

Lightrae

I dont use alcohol or thc so this seems to be a healthy alternative to chill out.

prioritize your health

unlike most kava brands, we fork out extra 💵 to ensure safe processing practices

category kava extracts drinkroot kava

extracted by water

manufactured in the US

chemotype transparency

World Health Organization approved practices

a bit about me

In my 20's I was working long hours... and binge drinking. A lot. It took a massive toll on my body, my productivity, my mental health, my self respect and the relationships with people I cared about the most.

I discovered kava on accident one fateful morning and fell in love with the calming/euphoric experience. I was able to unplug, destress and stay present.

What originally started to scratch an itch, has blossomed into one of the most recognizable kava brands in America. At the drinkroot fam, we feel the frustrations you have with finding and brewing a proper grog to ease those hard days.

We've spent years drinking gallons of the best and worse kava, so you don't have to. These blends represent the cream of the crop

Our dream is to spread the love of real kava and make it accessible to everyone.
We hope you will join us on this mission

From our family to yours, Mahalo nui loa!

-Kyle Shigekuni
founder of drinkroot

drinkroot ohana

MARGARETTE

Graphic Designer

I have an inevitable thirst for fun and exciting activities. I enjoy surfing, going to the beach, taking care of my two dogs and 30+ houseplants, traveling the world, and meeting new people. As a designer, I believe that art is at the core of each and every one of us. Also, I am a huge fan of Seth Rogen.

ARIA

Operations Assistant

I am trained in Inferno Hot Pilates. My favorite types of yoga are hot, yin, and sometimes vinyasa. If I am not working out on the mat, I am out on a hike with my beloved dog Sombra. My next travel destination is Japan, maybe South Korea, and perhaps Monaco for an F1 Grand Prix!

VANESSA

Customer Succcess

I am a lover of life and nature. I believe that everything we are going through, good or bad, will always lead us to where we are meant to be. I am a passionate dressmaker and believe that a beautiful dress has the power to make a woman's day. I also often save ants from drowning. Because you know, they also have a life! 😆

KYLE

Founder of drinkroot

I am a forever student of life and am fascinated by everything, often to my detriment. I am also a research scientist by training so I love figuring out how things work. Lastly, I'm slightly obsessed with furry animals and would go out of my way to feed rats in the NYC subways because they're adorable!

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