This citrusy cacao has the energy of the east, new beginings. It is made in honor of Mauna Kea as it comes from the Hamakua Coast (breath of god) and is the place Poli'ahu comes to sit on the rocky coast.
This cacao honors the rise of the sun, the east and will help you "decend" from your isolated experiences of "reality" and manifest new beginings, grounded in the "breath of god".
Choose from our 3 main sizes 4oz, 80z, 16oz
Limited release single origin cacao. All our cacao is made for ceremony in a sustainable and prayerful way. All cacao tempered from cacao paste.
Cacao paste is made from the whole cacao bean. Compared to cacao powder, which has been defatted, cacao paste is typically 50% cacao butter.
Ceremonial cacao is made with cacao paste, because cacao butter is the best carrier for the beneficial compounds in cacao. This means that our bodies are able to absorb more of the nutrients.
Cacao paste is made from high quality cacao beans that have been fermented, dried, lightly roasted, cracked and winnow, ground, conched, and tempered.
East Side - Hamakua Cost "Mauna Kea" Hawaiian Ceremonial Cacao
All products sold as is. Becauase our products are Limited Release Single Origin we can not replace your product.
Due to COVID, weather conditions etc mail can at times be delayed. We do not ship with extra ice to cut down on materials. If you cacao arrives melted it is still useable.
Important Cacao and Health Information Please consult a health professional before taking.
Cacao will naturally raise your heart rate slightly. Please consume accordingly and mindfully.
Epidemiological studies suggest that cacao reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Flavanols found in cocoa have shown to support blood pressure reduction.
If you are currently taking SSRI antidepressants and/or anti-psychotics, they might not be compatible with the MAOI's (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors) in cacao. Depending on the dosage, consuming cacao might be ok, as always, if you're taking these types of meds please consult with your doctor.
-Pregnant and nursing women:
Please consult your doctor
Raw cacao contains both serotonin and tryptophan which have positive effects on our mood. Blood flow to the brain is also increased amplifying brain power.
The caffeine content of cacao varies widely amongst cacao plants and processing, this cacao has shown a very low, to no-caffeine feel.
In moderation and of course smaller doses based on their weight is recommended for children.
Cacao should NOT be consumed by your pets as it can be deadly. Please keep out of reach from your beloved animals.