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Health & Hollistics - 100% Pure Cocoa Stick

Health & Hollistics - 100% Pure Cocoa Stick


H&H's Cocoa sticks, also known as 100% pure Cocoa, are harvested with love and intention on the lush island of Saint Lucia. Use this iron rich herb with of plenty mood boosting effect to make a traditional St. Lucia Cocoa tea! 


Made from freshly picked, pure and unsweetened Cocoa beans from the Cocoa tree. the beans are roasted, deshelled, crushed and then shaped into sticks, with a hint of cinnamon and left to cure.

    • Antioxidant Rich
      Cocoa is a rich source of antioxidants. According to studies, the addition of dairy in most chocolate products is blocking our ability to absorb the antioxidants found in raw cocoa, thus with plant milk or alternative, we can maximise on the benefits. The antioxidant properties of cocoa help to promote the regeneration of new skin cells.
    • Can Help Improve Brain Function
      The polyphenols found in cocoa can help blood flow to the brain, thus increasing brain function and reducing the risk of neurodegenerative disease.
    • May Help to Reduce High Blood Pressure
      Cocoa is high in flavanols, which are thought to improve nitric oxide levels in the blood, this can enhance the function of your blood vessels and help to reduce blood pressure.
    • Improves Skin Health
      Cocoa can be beneficial for the skin and has been used as a part of skin treatment in many ancient cultures. Cocoa can enhance the skin's elasticity by making sure skin cells are hydrated and oxygenated. 
    • May Help Treat Diabetes
      Cocoa can also help with regulating sugar in the blood stream. Consuming cocoa tea can help with managing type 2 diabetes as it can help improve insulin resistance in the body. 
    • Mood Enhancer
      Cocoa can help to combat depression, it contains anandamide which is an effective mood enhancer. Drinking cocoa can release endorphins in the body, endorphins are commonly referred to as the ‘happy hormone’.
    • Good for Oral Health
      Today’s processed cocoa uses additional ingredients which are mostly sugary and those are the main cause of tooth decay. However, raw cocoa has the opposite effect and can be extremely effective in protecting teeth enamel.
    • Add 1 mug of cold water per serving, into a pot (preferably spring or distilled water)
    • Bring water to a boil
    • Once the water is boiling add ½ tbsp (7.5g) of grated Cocoa per serving
    • Add your desired spices ( Ground nutmeg / ground cinnamon / Bay leaf 
    • Let boil on a low heat for around 3-5 minutes
    • Then add Non-dairy nut / plant milk, 
    • Let simmer until the powder is dissolved
    • Pour into your mug and enjoy

    Cocoa Sticks need to be kept in a cool place as they may melt if they get too warm. The stick can last for up to 1 year. We recommend storing in the fridge once you have started to use the stick.

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