Cacao is considered a sacred plant in the ancient Maya lands. The indigenous Maya people have been using Cacao for thousands as a plant medicine for the physical, mental and spiritual body. Still up today its amazing health and spiritual benefits are being honoured worldwide.
Mucuna Pruriens also known as “The velvet bean ” or “kapikachhu” is a tonic herb known for it its mood elevating abilities, as well as being creativity and libido enhancing.
The Ceremonial Grade Cacao from Herbal Cacao is coming from indigenous Maya tribes, out of Southern Belize. The cacao tree, also referred to as “Cucu” is a national tree in their community and grows in perfect harmony together with pineapple, vanilla and tobacco trees, which provided the subtle tones to this fine flavoured and rare cacao bean. Everything on their lands is grown naturally / organically and in biodiversity, which is the perfect condition for cacao to flourish.
The Indigenous Maya family farmers pass their knowledge about the sacred plants from generation upon generation and harvest their cacao with deep respect for “La Madre Tierra”, supporting organic and sustainable farming throughout their community.
To protect not only this rare type of cacao (that’s being threatened by big cacao cooperations), but also the life of the indigenous Maya families, and to support organic and sustainable cacao; A high price is being paid for these special cacao beans.
MUCUNA PRURIENS is an adaptogenic herb that has been used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes for mood boosting and as a nutrient dense superfood. Mucuna Pruriens is one of the only naturally occurring sources of L-Dopa-as in dopamine. L-Dopa, is a naturally occurring amino acid which transforms into Dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that ignites a feeling of joy and bliss. This blend contains 1000mg of Mucuna Pruriens. Read more….
Rose: This flower exerts a positive effect on your body, mind and skin and has been used since ancient times. Roses are not only a universal symbol of love but also a natural aphrodisiac. According to Ayurveda, rose petals are very effective in helping a person feel sexually active by acting on two essential doshas in our body, which in turn regulate heart, mind and the nervous system. Rose also helps with digestion
Vanilla: Cacao and Vanilla go together like Romeo and Juliet. Smelling vanilla can have calming effects on the mind. Both Aztecs & Maya used vanilla to enhance the heart-opening effects of cacao, as they believed that adding vanilla would give aphrodisiac effects.