Introduces our original “East Mauna Kea” cacao. A great starting point for personal ceremony to build your relationship with the self. This holds medicine from the east, where the sun rises, new beginnings☀️ …
This is our original one ingredient relationship grown on the east coast of Hawaii on the Hamakua coast. Hamakua translates to “Breath of God”. In ancient Hawaiian mythology it was said that the wind blows in from the east coast carried by the Gods. This cacao is grown on the foothills of Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s most sacred mountain and a dormant volcano. It is considered the umbilical cord that connects the Hawaiian people to the great creator.
The Big Island of Hawaii contains the most active volcanic energy in the world. Lava, 🌋 the lifeblood of mother earth is being created here everyday so this cacao holds life force energy and will assist you in new beginnings as we move forward letting go of the old and embracing the new.
All our cacao is made for ceremony in a sustainable and prayerful way. Perfect for on the go or to share this mini pack has 2 meditation servings or 4 ceremonial servings of cacao. Enjoy a taste of ceremony, enough for you and mother earth or to share.
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.
"Breath of God" Hamakua Coast
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.