This elixir solely uses glycerine (alcohol free) to extract the kavalactones. While alcohol is revered as the top extractor, glycerine comes at a close second. Some prefer this extract over the tincture for taste (because its sweet) or in case of being in recovery from alchohol. This is a very easy and palatable way to get your kava.Use as needed to relieve symptoms of anxiety, stress, depression, insomnia, headaches, menopause, asthma, fatigue, physical pain, UTIs, and more! It works with the GABA receptors in the brain, like Benzodiazepines but without the addictive traits and side effects. It is also a nootropic meaning it can improve cognitive function, memory, creativity or motivation.