|Latin Name:||Theobroma cacao|
Description: With the incredible aroma of the finest chocolate, this dark exquisite Cacao seed absolute makes a highly intriguing and delightful scent. Use Cacao absolute with confidence as a rich middle note in all of your love potions. Sensual, heady, and delicious while adding a hint of intrigue, cacao is an excellent ingredient in erotic formulations. Note that while Cacao absolute is perfect in creams and with other essential oils, it will sometimes separate from fixed oils.
Cacao is known to open the heart chakra, healing on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Research shows that smelling cacao reduces levels of stress and anxiety. Cacao may also help to reduce cravings and addictive patterns. The scent of this exquisite essential oil is at once mystical and magical. We recommend cacao essential oil for increasing creativity and connection to your heart chakra.
Cacao is a 'potentiator', enhancing the yumminess of the other essential oils with which it is blended. Cacao essential oil is loved by the children as well as the elders and makes a nice addition to one's collection. Cacao Absolute is a must for chocolate lovers as the aroma is that of the finest dark chocolate we think it is good enough to eat!
The beans from which this oil is extracted have one of the richest histories in the plant world: The word 'cacao' is ancient and likely originated with the pre-mayan Olmec people. All chocolate is made from cacao, the seed of the fruit of the jungle tree, Theobroma cacao which translates as food of the Gods. Native to Central American rainforests, the cacao tree was originally cultivated by these ancient earth walkers. Later harvested by the Mayans, Toltecs, and Aztecs the seeds (also known as beans) were also used as a form of currency in Aztec society.