We are an Indigenous Based Non-Profit/ Church & Kollective called “Tree of Light” dedicated to the Revival & Preservation of our Ancestors knowledge systems & “Original Instructions,” through Song, Dance, Prayer & Ceremony. We are Practicing “Såcred Business,” an effort to Source Our Kakao Ethically, Support Indigenous Communities & Distribute the Current-Sea equally & transparently.
ThAhnk Ü in Advance. A percentage (1.6%) of your purchase goes directly to our Non-Profit & Native American Church called “Tree of Light”
1 of our Value points we emphasize is our direct relationship with the our cacao farm in Central Colombia, Santander Region. The community is Rainbow Generation of Earth Stewards Living in harmony with the land, next to an Arryo W/ Nestled Bamboo Huts, whom also value there Elders from the Cofán & Arhuaco Nations.
At El Tejido our main variety of Cacao is Criollo, which is what the ancient Maya/Aztec civilizations used in ceremony. They referred to it as “xocolatl,” meaning “bitter water.”
Although other strains like Forastero and Trinitario, are still popular for its slight difference and uniqueness in color, taste and smell.
*Kakao Kode & El Tejido Farms are exercising that Relationships & Trust are the most Valuable Currency there is.
ABOUT CACAO / KAKAO / KAKAW / XOCOLATL / XOCOLATE / CHOCOLATE:
Cacao contains more than 1,200 active ingredients, and 10% of its dry weight is antioxidants. It’s also said that Cacao has more antioxidants than blueberry, goji berry, açai berry, red wine and pomegranate combined.
Cacao is also a rich source of magnesium, iron, chromium, sulfur, copper and zinc.
Probably the most unique properties of cacao have to do with serotonin and brain functions and feelings of well-being.
The parasympathetic system is responsible for relaxation, calmness, and ease, love.
The Sympathetic nervous system is the fight or flight system that tells your body to clench, to become tight because were under attack
Cacao has Thebromine and Coffee has caffeine, they are similar but behave very differently. Both are vasdialarors which which stimulates blood flow brings more blood to the lungs and heart.
Although coffee is more aggressive, and Cacao is respondent to either bring us energy or relax us.
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