ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA
- Updated Thu May 14, 2009 10:40am AEST
An Australian research team has found that kava can be a safe and effective treatment for anxiety. The news has been welcomed by kava-producing Pacific countries which are trying to overturn international import bans on the product.
Presenter: Barbara Heggen
Speaker: Jerome Sarris, University of Queensland's School of Medicine
**Kava is currently banned for import into Australia for commerical purposes.