All varieties of cacao at Evergreen Cacao are 100% ceremonial grade from the crollio bean. The crollio bean is the most expensive and rarest bean, representing only 3% of the world’s cocoa production.
Cacao is a superfood and jam packed with fibre, protein, potassium, magnesium, antioxidants, zinc, iron and a range of vitamins.
100% Organically Grown Ceremonial Grade Cacao. 500g Wild Sea Women with rose
The perfect alternative to coffee, elevating your mood, focus and sparking your creativity.
At Evergreen Cacao, our main priority is to ensure that our cacao has been sourced ethically and organically grown by farmers and communities which are being paid fairly for their work and crop.
Our ceremonial grade cacao comes from the finest grade criollo bean with minimal processing ensuring its natural superfood qualities and potency.
Health Benefits of Ceremonial Grade Cacao
The high levels of flavanol antioxidants found in ceremonial grade cacao are said to increase Nitric Oxide levels, improving blood circulation and reducing blood pressure.
As well as being high in Flavanol, Cacao is also packed with;
FIBRE to supports digestion
PROTEIN to increases muscle mass and strength
POTASSIUM to help regulate fluid balance, muscle contractions and nerve signals
MAGNESIUM the anti-Inflammatory benefits help regulate neurotransmitters, which send messages throughout your brain and nervous system
ANTIOXIDANTS help reduce the risk of dis-ease and supports radiant looking skin.
ZINC reduces inflammation, boost immune health, reduce your risk of age-related diseases
IRON helps to preserve many vital functions in the body, including general energy and focus, gastrointestinal processes, the immune system, and the regulation of body temperature.
COPPER enables the body to form red blood cells. It helps maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves, and immune function, and it contributes to iron absorption.
NATURAL MOOD ELEVATORS a great source of serotonin, dopamine, anandamide and phenylethylamine (PEA), all of which are associated with feelings of well being and help alleviate depression. Both PEA and anandamide are found in the brains of happy people and are particularly released when we are feeling happy. Cacao also contains monoamine oxidase inhibitors, MAOI’s prevent neurotransmitters norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine from being removed from the brain.
Ceremonial Grade Cacao can also aid in weight loss as it helps remove cravings of sugary synthetic foods. It is also a natural vasodilator which increases blood flow to the brain increasing focus.
Important Cacao and Health Information
Cacao is a plant medicine and must be drunk with caution.
Please consult with your GP if you are on anti-depressants or have any of the following health conditions;
High/low blood pressure
If you have any other serious health conditions, always check with your GP before ingesting Cacao.
Cacao amplifies any other substances which are in your blood and increases blood flow to the brain.
Pure Cacao contains a small amount of caffeine. It’s best to drink Cacao at the beginning of the day to give you a natural high without the crash.
Pregnant or breastfeeding:
Small amounts of Cacao are suitable to consume when pregnant and/or breastfeeding but please do your own research too and/or check with your midwife.
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