Ginseng and cocoa Ginseng and cocoa
Diseases Asthma, cardiovascular disease
Beneficial Antioxidant, diuretic
Cocoa comes from the cacao or cocoa tree named, it is a small tree measuring just over fifteen feet high, with evergreen leaves are present throughout the year. This tree does flower until their third year, white or pink in color and only one flower on nearly five hundred, gives a result. It should be noted that annually it can give more than one hundred thousand flowers. The result is a cocoa pod, were made in huge arrays of elongated shape and can weigh up to four hundred grams and measure nearly twenty centimeter long green they eventually turn yellow, red, or more orange depending on the variety of cocoa. This fruit contains about 75 seeds known as cocoa beans.
Cocoa is native to Mexico, its cultivation spread in Africa (C๔te d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon) America (Brazil, Ecuador) and Asia (Indonesia , and Malaysia). IL prefers hot and humid tropical climates, and well away from sunlight.
Cocoa composition Cocoa medicinal properties
Cocoa consists essentially with xanthine theobromine, flavonoids, phenylethylamine, endorphins and polyphenols.
Cocoa was already consumed for its therapeutic qualities by the Aztecs, it has antioxidant properties, diuretics and antidepressants slightly.
The benefits of cocoa act on the cardiac and respiratory system, stimulation of smooth muscle and kidney, it increases muscle performance, and optimizes the tidal volume. Several studies (2009 to 2011) define it as preventive cardiovascular disease. More cocoa is associated with the medication against asthma, by its vasodilatory effect, and it is advocated in endurance sports to increase his lung capacity.
Cocoa stimulates the nervous system, and often advocated in cases of small depressions or get down.
Cocoa other uses
Of course all ages are aware of the many other uses of cocoa in the diet either in milk powder, in tablet, in confectionery, butter and liquor (cocoa liquor), etc.
Depressed, depression, asthma, cardiovascular disease, antioxidant, diuretic.