XOCOLATL~ SPICY HOT CACAO -AZTEC RECIPE-
XOCOLATL~ SPICY HOT CACAO -AZTEC RECIPE-
XOCOLATL~ SPICY HOT CACAO -AZTEC RECIPE-

XOCOLATL~ SPICY HOT CACAO -AZTEC RECIPE-

Regular price $16.50

A STIMULATING DRINK THAT MAKES YOU FEEL WARM AND FEEL GOOD!
*Good to add to your detox diet. *Ideal elixir to drink in ceremonies. 
XOCOLATL means Bitter Water in Nahuatl –the language of the Aztec empire-.
This beverage was made by grinding up seeds from the cacao tree, mixing it with water and spices -including chili peppers, vanilla, and cinnamon- then whisking it until it became frothy. It did not have sugar in it and was probably very bitter indeed.  
Chocolate has been a beverage of the elite, whether of brown-skinned Aztec nobles or pale-skinned Jesuit clerics. With the downfall of the Aztec empire, we enter an era in which chocolate-taking was transformed by the Spanish conquerors, and even new terminology invented, including the very word chocolate itself.

85% Cacao & 15% Spices

Ingredient benefits:

Cacao – Natural mood elevator and anti-depressant, the most potent antioxidant; highest plant-based source of iron -increases awareness-; rich in Flavonoids -aids in lowering high blood pressure and improving the elasticity of blood vessels-; may be beneficial for reducing the risk of stroke; full of magnesium for a healthy heart and brain; beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol levels; improves digestion and treats constipation; contains Theophylline, which aids in providing relief from bronchial asthma; traditionally used as a natural aphrodisiac; effective in maintaining good skin health.

Vanilla – Powerful antioxidant, antibacterial, reduces inflammation in the body, improves mental health and lowers cholesterol.

Cinnamon – Lowers blood sugar levels and reduces heart disease risk factors.

Cayenne pepper – Stimulates circulation and eliminates acidity; it restores the circulatory system by opening the capillaries and regulating blood sugar; it also helps the digestive system that moves bacteria and toxins out of the body.

 

XOCOLATL~ SPICY HOT CACAO -AZTEC RECIPE-