Jani Pohjanraito jpohjanr at
Thu Feb 9 07:15:23 EST 1995

motiram at wrote:
: In Fiji Islands and the rest of the Tropical South Pacific, there is a
: root the natives call Kava.  When this root is dried and ground into a
: powder, it is then mixed with water and used in Native cerimonies.  The
: drink is then called "grog".  Does anyone know what kind of plant the root
: is?  What is the scientific name for it? 

: This root, when consumed in large quantities, produces a drunken effect.
: Is it a narcotic? and is it legal in Canada and the USA?

: please email me at motiram at if you can help.

: Thank you in advance

: motiram

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