- Organic Cacao (Theobroma cacao) Dried Raw Beans
- All Natural Herbal Supplements
- GMO FREE
- MADE IN USA
- NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
Parts Used: Raw Beans
Country of Origin: Peru
Mainly cultivated for its seeds, cocoa beans or cocoa beans, cacao tree has at least 4,000 years’ long history of use, for health purposes, in various traditional medicinal systems. Having the scientific name Theobroma Cacao, the plant belongs to the Malvaceaeor the mallow family. It is an evergreen flowering plant and can grow up to 20 to 40 feet tall.
Benefits and Uses
In addition to being used as the source of cacao powder, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, and chocolate, cacao beans are used for the following health purposes:
- Improve digestion
- Strengthen the heart
- Stimulate appetite
- Kidney-related issues
- Improve cognitive function
- Lowering blood pressure
- Moisturize skin
- Bruises and minor burns
- Stretch marks
- Stress relief
- Protect and fight against free-radical damage
- Elevates mood (can also help with depression symptoms)
- Improve gut health
- Nourish the body and promotes longevity
Cacao is the source of:
Cacao beans contain over 300 (identified) chemical compounds. Some of them are:
- A range of minerals, such as iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium
From being used to nourish the body and skin to reduce fever, alleviate kidney issues, improve gut health, stimulate appetite, to strengthening heart, there are too many and diverse traditional uses of cacao beans. Many of them are still prevalent.
Cacao beans are used to improve heart health, managing blood pressure, and fight against free radical damage. They’re also known to help boost mood, improve cognitive function, offer relief from symptoms of anemia, and boost energy.
Even though cacao plant is native to South America, 70% of cacao is now grown in West Africa.
Historically, cacao beans were so highly valued that they were used by Mayans, Aztecs, and Mexicans as currency.
Cacao tree’s scientific name Theobroma, meaning foods of the gods, came from a mythology associated with the plant. According to the Mayan folklore, cacao (kakaw) tree was discovered by their gods, on a mountain, and was later gifted to the humans (Mayans) by Plumed Serpent (one of their gods).
Raw organic cacao beans contain 40 times more antioxidants than blueberries and more calcium than cow’s milk.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Results may vary based on individual user and are not guaranteed.
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