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Cacao Absolute

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Cacao Absolute

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Living Libations Cacao Absolute is a liquid manifestation of ancient chocolate rituals, elixirs, and divine chocolate reverence. Extracted from the beans of cacao plants, this absolute is a rich, concentrated expression of all that makes chocolate “the food of the gods.”

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Botanical Name: Theobroma cacao

Botanical Family: Malvaceae

Extraction Method: Absolute

Part of Plant Distilled: Beans

Country of Origin: Ecuador and distilled in France

Cultivation Method: Organic

Scent Description: Deep, rich, dark chocolaty velvet with hints of fresh ground coffee, liqueur, and caramel.

Blends well with: Vanilla, Jasmine, Ylang, Lime, Blood Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit, Sandalwood, Orris Root, Honeycomb, Rose, Tuberose, Carnation, Neroli, Mandarin, Petitgrain, and Bergamot.

Uses: Perfect for perfumes that inspire desire and delight in the delectable experience of life.

Diluted 50% with: Organic, biodynamic grape alcohol as this absolute is thick and totally solid. This absolute does not mix in oil, only in a solvent like alcohol or other essential oils.

 

Stimulate senses as you satisfy your soul’s sweet tooth! Cacao Absolute is a rich, velvety, scrumptious elixir that ignites passions and inspires an appetite for life. Used by ancient Central Americans, like the Aztecs and the Mayans, cacao is known as “the food of the gods,” and has long been revered for its emotional and spiritual benefits. This ultra-concentrated absolute dispels doubt and boosts desire. It is also a delectable, beneficial addition to body butters, custom oil blends, and perfumes.

 

Revered since time immemorial, chocolate has a history as rich as its delectable taste and fragrance. It was a favorite drink of the Mayan and Aztec cultures of Central America, which date back to 2600 BCE and the 12th century AD respectively.

 

In Aztec culture, the seeds or beans of the cacao plant were used as currency and to make a sacred drink called Xocoatl. First roasted corn flour, it was then combined with roasted cacao seeds, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, and hot chilies to create a savory, delicious brew. Consuming chocolate as a beverage was an incredible privilege only enjoyed by royalty and high priests. Xocoatl was a known aphrodisiac associated with the Aztec god Xochipilli, who was the god of music, poetry, and spirituality.

 

Cacao Absolute contains the same compounds found in chocolate that the brain releases after a kiss. And of course, chocolate has long been known to make us happy.  Chocolate offers a euphoric fragrance that may excite amorous desires and lift blue moods.

 

When you add a few drops of this distilled chocolate nectar to a massage oil, bath, or perfume, you are opening a direct olfactory connection to pure chocolate divinity; the spirits of the ancient Aztecs and their poet-god Xochipilli are conjured to convene in the ritual consumption of “the food of the gods.”

 

“Cacao absolute (Theobroma cacao) is a dark brown thick absolute extracted from cocoa beans. Some cacao absolutes are sweeter, some richer, some more bitter, like the varieties of dark chocolate. Cacao absolute blends well with the obvious chocolate partners – mint, orange, vanilla – as well as ylang ylang, saffron, and jasmine. The scent of chocolate has always been thought of as an aphrodisiac.” ~ Mandy Aftel, Scents and Sensibilities

 

Ingredients

Botanical Name: Theobroma cacao

Botanical Family: Malvaceae

Extraction Method: Absolute

Part of Plant Distilled: Beans

Country of Origin: Ecuador and distilled in France

Cultivation Method: Organic

Scent Description: Deep, rich, dark chocolaty velvet with hints of fresh ground coffee, liqueur, and caramel.

Blends well with: Vanilla, Jasmine, Ylang, Lime, Blood Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit, Sandalwood, Orris Root, Honeycomb, Rose, Tuberose, Carnation, Neroli, Mandarin, Petitgrain, and Bergamot.

Uses: Perfect for perfumes that inspire desire and delight in the delectable experience of life.