cacao shell tea is also known as cocoa husk tea. This chocolate tea is simply loose leaf tea made from the shell of sun-dried cacao beans. It has a chocolatey aroma and flavor with the sensation of an herbal tea. It has incredible mood-boosting (theobromine) properties and is high in antioxidants and flavonoids. Cacao is an amazing superfood loaded with nutrients. Great served hot or iced. Enjoy a natural alternative to chocolate or coffee straight from Africa.
Studies have shown that cacao is packed with health benefits. In particular, cacao is naturally rich in antioxidants, flavonoids and a natural compound called theobromine, which provides a gentle energy boost while relaxing the body, decreasing blood pressure, improving brain function, and supporting healthy digestion, circulation and respiration. Cacao is also an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, including potassium, magnesium, calcium, copper and zinc.
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Ghana sun dried cacao husks
Perfect Brewing Instructions
Steep 1 - 2 tbs in 8oz hot water at 212°F for 5-7 Minutes using an infuser, steeper, coffee maker or French press.
You can infuse the leaf at least twice.
Great with honey, cream, and or blended with other loose leaf teas!
Iced Tea: Follow the instructions for brewing regular hot tea and double the amount of tea. When the tea has brewed the suggested amount of time, remove the leaves or teabags and pour tea directly into a container filled with ice. Add more ice to adjust based on your taste preference.
Sweeten to taste with your sweetner of choice and enjoy.
Contains no caffeine but rich in natural stimulant - theobromine