Can cacao be toxic?
CHARACTERISTICS OF CACAO
Scientific noun: Theobroma Cacao L.
Habitat: Tropical America
Alkaloids: caffeine and mainly theobromine.
Active parts: The seeds.
Uses: Chocolate production, cocoa butter (mainly for cosmetics and ointments)
Has cacao any toxicity?
It makes people fall into the habit of eating it but it hasn' t got real toxicity.
Effects: Excitant and tonic.
Main medicinal properties of cocoa
The following picture shows you the main curative properties of cocoa.
More information on food in the listing above.
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