Over the ages, the Cocoa tree and its by-products have been used for its many unique properties by many different cultures.
Ancient tribes carried and exchanged cocoa beans as a form of currency . In Mexico, many tribes till date apply cocoa, as a general antiseptic, to treat wounds and even snake bites!
In moderation dark chocolate is known to be good for the heart, skin and brain!
Research has shown that rich dark chocolate lowers blood pressure, what a lovely excuse for school and college students to consume some before examinations! Not to mention working executives who can pop in a small piece before an important Board-meeting!
Cocoa butter is rich, creamy and aromatic. Anyone who uses it will not be able to deny that it them and those around them in a very good mood! 😉
Chocolate as an aroma itself is used in Perfumes and Spa-treatments primarily for its mood-enhancing characteristics..
By improving blood circulation, cocoa helps fight fatigue making you more alert and efficient.
Many people do not know this but cocoa also contains health-enhancing antioxidants.
Many in European nations consume ‘hot chocolate’ before going to bed, in order to keep the body warm during colder months.
An extract of cocoa has recently been found to be more effective that in fluoride in fighting tooth decay! This news is sure to bring joy to many children (and adults!) around the world.
It is one of the most powerful herbs available to mankind being as delicious as it is therapeutic.
Josephine “Jo” Grace Brand an English stand-up comedienne once said “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate” and Boy! Was she right!
After realizing all the wonderful beneficial properties of chocolate, It is safe to say that Lotus Chocolates is in the business of healing Mankind 🙂