Cacao has been traded across Mesoamerica for thousands of years. This cacao is sourced from small scale organic farmers in the Guatemalan rainforests.
Theobromine – opens your heart and blood vessels, lowering your blood pressure, relaxing your muscles
Cacao is a precursor for the production of: serotonin, endorphins, oxytocin, tryptophan, dopamine and flavonoids.
This is not medical advice and it is not suggested to replace your doctor’s advice. This is information commonly known about cacao. Trust your own unique body and do what feels appropriate for you. Most people can drink a daily dose of 28g and ceremonial dose of 42g but this can be adjusted to meet your needs.
Cacao can interfere with the MAOIs in antidepressants/SSRI’s and other mood-altering drugs and could cause migraines and it is therefore advised if you are on these types of medications to only have a very small dose.
Cacao is a cardiovascular stimulant and therefore if you have any heart, brain conditions, liver failure or kidney stones it’s best to consult your doctor for medical advice.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding it’s recommended to have a lower dose, listening to your-self and your growing baby.