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CEREMONIAL COCOA · GUATEMALA
Ceremonial Cacao · Guatemala (Various Sizes) - VAICACAO
CEREMONIAL COCOA · GUATEMALA
CEREMONIAL COCOA · GUATEMALA
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CEREMONIAL COCOA · GUATEMALA

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VAICACAO® Artisanal Ceremonial Cacao is an integral product, 100% cocoa, obtained from the stone grinding of cocoa beans, inspired by the form in which it is still processed by the indigenous Mesoamerican communities, maintaining a raw texture with no added sugars. Easy to dissolve in contact with hot water or vegetable drink, especially with the use of a blender. 

Ceremonial cacao is a new form of drinking cocoa in its natural state, like a dark chocolate but it is not made of powder but of stone ground cocoa, much more nutritious and whole.

100% COCOA NO ADDED SUGARS NO ADDED SUGAR KETO VEGAN NO COCOA BUTTER ADDED NO COCOA POWDER NO PRESERVATIVES NO SOYA LECITHIN GLUTEN & LACTOSE FREE 

HAND CRAFTED WITH LOVE IN SARDINIA, FROM BEAN TO CUP

Ingredients: Stone ground cacao beans (100%) / Stone ground single origin cacao beans

Cacao origin: FEDECOVERA Cooperative, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala
BIO CERT. Organic cert.
Variety: Trinitario-acriollado 
Roasting: light (gently roasted)
Processing: stone ground (stone ground)
Harvest: 2019
Scent: dried fruit, noccioalo, earthy notes
Texture: raw, not tempered, in practical cubes 

look: dark brown * it is natural to notice whitish spots on the cocoa and a greater friability - this effect is due to the crystallization of the cocoa butter.
 

This cocoa also grows in the ancient lands of the Maya (Mesoamerica), lands rich in energy and very strong vibrations.

A drink with our Ceremonial Cacao can replace coffee in the morning and contribute to heart health , of the nervous system and to strengthen the immune defenses, thanks to the action of flavonoids, antioxidants present in cacao. IS an excellent ally of the immune system, but also a mood-improver , that is, thanks to the tryptophan content, it helps the production of serotonin, the good mood hormone, thus improving our emotional state.You can drink it in the morning during or after your meditation session, during breakfast, to organize cacao Ceremonies or to relax the muscles and calm the mind. Ceremonial cacao can easily convert tochocolate in cup.

CACAO CEREMONY: TIPS FOR USE WITH THE HELP OF A BLENDER (5 min)

If it's your first time, it's best to start with one dose from 10g-20g of cocoa to the maximum. Chop the cocoa with the help of a knife and heat it with mineral water (equivalent to a cup of water) or vegetable milk (soy, coconut, oats). Once hot, add it to the cocoa in the blender. Blend until it is completely dissolved.

For a functional effect, you can add spices to your liking, such as cinnamon, vanilla, cardamom, turmeric, ginger, rosemary, thyme, chilli or sage.The ancient Mayans drank cocoa in a cup with chili, vanilla, honey and corn. 

SOME RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Recommended dose: if it is your first experience drinking ceremonial cocoa, it is more prudent to start with low doses between 10 g and 20 g maximum. Although the ceremonial dose is 40 g, we always recommend not to exceed 30 g per person per day. Furthermore:

- As Ceremonial Cacao is a pure and concentrated product, it has a powerful vasodilating action increasing blood flow. It may therefore not be indicated in the case of severe heart disease.

- Consult specialists if you are pregnant. Alternatively, halve the dose of ceremonial cacao.

- The stimulating and energizing effect of cocoa begins about half an hour after its intake. It is recommended to drink a glass of water before and after to promote absorption and digestion.

- If you put a high dose of cocoa by mistake, you can simply dilute it further with water or vegetable milk.

- It is also advisable to use water or vegetable drinks for its preparation, avoiding cow's milk. 

- Do not exceed recommended daily doses

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