Cacao

Description

Native to Central America, Cacao (Theobroma cacao) was used as a medicinal and religious beverage by the Aztecs and Mayans. Spanish conquistadors were responsible for its spread to Europe in the 1600s. The plant has long been beloved and valued. Swedish taxonomer Carl Linnaeus gave it the genus Theobroma, or “food of the gods,” and cacao was so valuable that it was used as currency in Mexico until the late…

 

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Products Containing Cacao

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    buy now MacaBoost Cacao-Ginger

    Plant-based performance enhancer

    Need plant-based fuel to power your life? MacaBoost energizes your smoothie with herbs that support the energy and stamina you need throughout your day.* Our Cacao Ginger Boost starts with organic Peruvian Maca root, concentrated for potency and digestibility through a process known as gelatinization. We’ve added Rhodiola to naturally support endurance and recovery.* Enjoy real ingredients like Ginger root and raw Cacao, with no added sugar or flavorings.

    Herbs:  Cacao Bean, Ginger Root Powder, Maca Powder, Rhodiola

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    buy now MacaBoost Cacao-Ginger

    Plant-based performance enhancer

    Need plant-based fuel to power your life? MacaBoost energizes your smoothie with herbs that support the energy and stamina you need throughout your day.* Our Cacao Ginger Boost starts with organic Peruvian Maca root, concentrated for potency and digestibility through a process known as gelatinization. We’ve added Rhodiola to naturally support endurance and recovery.* Enjoy real ingredients like Ginger root and raw Cacao, with no added sugar or flavorings.

    Herbs:  Cacao Bean, Ginger Root Powder, Maca Powder, Rhodiola

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    buy now MacaBoost Vanilla-Chai

    Plant-based Performance Enhancer

    Need plant-based fuel to power your life? MacaBoost energizes your smoothie with herbs that support the energy and stamina you need throughout your day.* Our Vanilla Chai Boost starts with organic Peruvian Maca root, concentrated for potency and digestibility through a process known as gelatinization. We’ve added Holy Basil to help you focus and deal with daily stress.* Enjoy ingredients like real Vanilla and Cardamom, with no added sugar or flavorings.

    Herbs:  Allspice, Cacao Bean, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger Root Powder, Holy Basil, Maca Powder, Star Anise

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