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 kava plant.

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