Botanical Name: Theobroma cacao
This is a PURE CACAO Essential Oil!
About Cacao Essential Oil
The theobroma cacao tree is an evergreen preferring tropical climates. The name translates as “Food of the Gods”. This fatty oil is also known as cocoa butter.
This oil is actually a byproduct of the chocolate making process. The rich fat is comprised of a number of skin healthy fatty acids including stearic acid, oleic acid, and palmitic acid. The Mayas and Aztecs used this in religious practices and natural healing methods. It is widely used today in skin products. Its antioxidant properties protects against sun damage and aging. Because of its emollient and occlusive properties it is a common ingredient in moisturizers and body lotions. It is an excellent ingredient in erotic formulations.
Because it is a PURE Essential Oil, you can add it to syrups, medicines, cookies, martini’s… the options are creatively endless! You can even go a little wild with scent like Rose or Jasmine, when diffusing. It is listed as an absolute, however all traces of the alcohol distillation have been removed; therefore it can be used internally. LESS IS WAY MORE!
1 drop in a smoothie that feeds 3-4
1 smear of oil into a T. of your favorite nut butter and spread on toast or fruit!