Latest Oceanian cuisine Stories

2011-04-28 09:00:00

When a 34-year-old bicyclist was found collapsed on a roadside and rushed to the University of Rochester Medical Center emergency room on the verge of kidney failure and muscle breakdown, doctors were surprised to discover that a trendy tea derived from the kava plant was the cause of his ills.

2011-02-28 14:28:20

Medical and scientific experts propose a global framework for the safe production and use of the medicinal plant Kava, including further clinical testing in Australia.

2010-04-06 08:06:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Relaxing Company, Inc., creators of Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda, announce the national launch of its newest euphoric product, boldly dubbed - THE RELAXING TEA. THE RELAXING TEA is the world's first bottled tea to enter the relaxation beverage market.

2009-08-18 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Jane's Soda Inc. has launched a beverage that delivers a euphoric experience only possible from the use of Kava Root.

2009-05-11 13:55:00

Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia have found a traditional extract of Kava, a medicinal plant from the South Pacific, to be safe and effective in reducing anxiety.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.