Nobility in Kava

 

 

Nobility in kava is established based on the Chemotype. A chemotype is an order in which the six primary alkaloids in kava are ranked based on how much is in the kava. For example, a common beginning alkaloid in noble kava is Dihydrokavain. This alkaloid is represented by a 2. This means if a chemotype starts with 2, of the alkaloids within the kava, Dihydrokavain is most prevalent. This order follows for all six alkaloids.

Kavalactones and Attributing Effects

1 Demethoxyyangonin MAO B Inhibitor/dopamine booster
2 Dihydrokavain Relaxing/sedating
3 Yangonin Stimulating/creative
4 Kavain Happy/elevated mood
5 Dihydromethystican Sedating/long lasting
6 Methysticin Pain Relieving

 

 

Kava Variety
Mix Lateral/Basal
Chemotype
Kavalactones contained
Nobility Rank
Cultivar
Kava Description
Fijian Waka 100/0 246351 6-8% Mix

Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Pain Relieving

Papua New Guinea Isa 100/0 256431 6-8% Not noble Single – Tahu
Solomon Chief Basal 0/100 245631 7-9% Single – Tahu Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Sedating
Solomon Chief 30/70 243156 10-12% Single – Tahu Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Chief Lateral 100/0 243165 15-18% Single – Tahu Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Gold Basal 0/100 245361 7-9% Single – FEO Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Sedating
Solomon Gold 30/70 245361 10-12% Single – FEO Body: Relaxing/Happy/Sedating
Solomon Gold Headhunter 50/50 243156 11-13% Single – FEO Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Gold Lateral 100/0 243165 15-18% Single – FEO Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Kastom Basal 0/100 243516 7-9% Single Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Kastom 30/70 543516 10-12% Single Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Kastom Kakamora 50/50 243165 11-13% Single Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Solomon Kastom Lateral 100/0 243165 15-18% Single Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Tongan Basal 0/100 246531 5-8% Mix Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Pain Relieving
Tongan Tanaki 30/70 462315 7-9% Mix Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Pain Relieving
Tongan Lateral 100/0 243516 11-13% Mix Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Basal 0/100 243516 5-8% Mix Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Premium Chips 0/100 243156 6-9% Mix Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Black Label 50/50 243165 11-14% Mix Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Taboo 50/50 243516 9-12% Mix Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Ceremonial 30/70 243156 8-11% Mix Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Lateral 100/0 423165 12-15% Mix Body: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Instant Ceremonial 30/70 243516 6-8% Single – Borogu Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating
Vanuatu Traditional 30/70 243561 7-10% Single – Borogu Heady: Relaxing/Happy/Stimulating