Kava was a Bajoran plant and a versatile foodstuff. The plant had at least two edible parts: its fruits and roots.
Additional uses of kava included:
- Kava rolls were typically served as a breakfast item. Kira Nerys, on one occasion, ordered a kava roll with her raktajino. (DS9: "Resurrection")
Kava fruit Edit
Kava fruit was the primary ingredient of kava juice and springwine. (DS9: "Penumbra")
Kava root Edit
The kava root was quite valuable as well. There was a Bajoran folktale in which three brothers discover a large kava root and are almost torn apart by their greed. (DS9: "Starship Down")
See also Edit
The term "kava" has remained rather ambiguous throughout its many spoken references.
Kava is also the name of a root native to the southern Pacific Region of Earth, where it is often made into a beverage and used for ceremonies.
According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 404), the
kava nut was the edible fruit of the Bajoran
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