Abstract: The present invention is a method for enhancing the efficacy of an active ingredient in a human comprising: administering to said human a product comprising: a kavalactone component and an active ingredient, wherein said active ingredient is selected from the group consisting of a therapeutic, a pharmaceutical, a nutraceutical and a botanical, and wherein said kavalactone component comprises a methysticin component, a dihydromethysticin component, a desmethoxyyangonin component, a yangonin component, a dihydrokavain component, and a kavain component, and wherein said kavalactone component is between about 0.1% to about 75%, by mass, of said product.
April 8, 2003
Date of Patent:
February 21, 2006
Herbal Science, LLC
Robert Gow, John Pierce, Brian Pierce, William Birdsall