Set the scene for a beautiful date night with yourself. A time to slow down, be present, and embrace self-love. Cacao can play a beautiful role in this indulgent experience, not just for your taste buds but for your skin as well.
Cacao is the original form of chocolate. It is the fermented, dried and roasted seed of Theobroma cacao, a small evergreen tree native to the Americas with which humans have had a long and passionate relationship.
Everything about the cacao tree is just as colourful as its history. Cacao trees have been known to live 200 years in their natural environment, but they are most productive for about 25 years. Each cacao fruit or pod contains a sweet, goopy pulp and 30 to 50 large seeds, or ‘beans’. The pods are a rather unusual site, growing directly from the trees trunk and major branches.
Honest & Ethical Cacao - with Tarikura Kapea | ĀIO
This diverse plant can work with us on a physical, emotional and energetic level. Cacao is so bio available and can support us in many ailments. With ancient seeds the cacao craze has grown immensely in the health and wellness realm, and for good reason. But do you need to be spiritually attuned to participate in the joy of cacao? Irma believes cacao is accessible for everyone. Today I am speaking to Irma, creator of Mamamuti.
Cacao, the heart of chocolate, is so much more than a satisfying 'treat'. Instead of seeing it as a guilty pleasure, perhaps we could radically shift the old narrative attached to this nutrient dense, super food and hero it as a therapeutic 'treat-ment' that has the potential to strengthen our bodies, minds and hearts! Here's why...