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Yaqona/Kava
Posted on 27 October 2013

By Sheikh Khalid Kamal Abdul Hafiz
Date: 28 June 1996
Hijri Date: 11 Safar 1417

IbadAllah, recently we have been asked again about ‘kava’ or
‘yagona’. The earlier question was asked in Auckland, but unfortunately,
at that time we were unable to receive some basic information about the
nature of kava, and its effect on the human body. When we began seeking
information from some people and Ulema we became a little confused as
many points were not clear. Anyhow, kava is derived from a plant in the
family of ‘pepper plant’. It was first discovered in the South Pacific
by the army of Captain Cook. Continue reading →


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