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Europe’s longest supplier of the finest Ceremonial Grade Criollo Cacao which has been grown, harvested, fermented and dried by Ashaninka families. Directly sourced from ancient Cacao gardens in the Rio Ene region of Peru.
Packaged in 100% Biodegradable bags made from kraft paper, cellulose and starch film. GMO free.
Available in 3 sizes, either in a block or pre-ground into crumble
200g enough for 4-5 people
500g enough for 11-12 people
1kg enough for 23-24 people
Here are some brief details on its resurgence as a medicine, its benefits and how to make a basic elixir.
Cacao was used in ritual and ceremony by our Mesoamerican ancestors and was considered sacred. It is interesting that the ritual and ceremonial use had been lost. Cacao had been practically diluted beyond recognition into Chocolate confections with added fats and sugars which can detract from the magic.
There is a difference in vibration when you eat a dairy filled Chocolate bar compared to a minimally processed dark Chocolate.
Drinking Cacao in it's purest form allows a deeper connection to ourselves, our own intuition, knowing and inner guidance.
The joy of Cacao has recently been rediscovered in the western World, with people consuming it in a pure form and receiving support and messages from the Cacao spirit.
Cacao is regaining its reputation as a powerful yet gentle earth medicine.
Gentle but powerful
Won’t push you through a door rather gently leads you there if you are willing
Can sit with her and feel the support even when not drinking her
Helps you understand yourself
Can aid clearing emotional blocks
Enables the letting go of past relationships
Connects you with your creativity
Enhances focus and mental agility
May find you no longer crave crappy chocolate
Cacao can be enjoyed as an alternative to coffee or tea
42g of Cacao is considered a full ceremonial dose however you may wish to start with a half dose.
Put the chopped cacao in the bottom of a mug and add just enough hot water or plant based milk to wet it.
Mash into a thick paste with the back of a spoon, adding more hot water or plant based milk as needed, working until smooth.
Add a sweetener of choice to your preferred drinking consistency.
Other options for flavours include Vanilla, Salt, Chili powder, Cardamon, Cinnamon, Ginger etc.
Avoid dairy as Cows milk is said to block intestinal assimilation of flavonoids.
Heart conditions: cacao increases heart rate significantly, and is a vasodilator, opening blood vessels, increasing flow, and reducing blood pressure if it is high.
Begin drinking water about halfway through a ceremony.