Hi everyone. I'm new to The Chocolate Life so I hope I'm doing this correctly!I'm looking for a source of theobromine that's extracted/removed from cocoa beans, i.e. not synthesized. Does anyone know…Continue
is it a case or all of the chocolate maker/ business owner suffer from high blood pressure?
Something to do with the fact we have been eating too much chocolate and our heart is used to pump under theobromine effect/push?
"Brad if you want to reduce blood pressure naturally, hybiscus tea is very good apparently (Wiki again). I looked into it because a couple of Aussie cacao growers started eating the whole beans straight out of the pods, pulp bean everything. The…"
"I have no direct knowledge of it's use for bp reduction - however, since caffeine is also a diuretic, given the structural similarities between it and theobromine, i suppose theobromine could also be a diuretic. Again, i have no direct…"
"I also read on Wikipedia that it works very well for reducing blood pressure (provided you don't exceed the LDL50). Seeing as I have high blood pressure, I could technically make a special "Brad" chocolate, eat it regularly…"
"It's the kissing cousin to caffeine. Stimulant. Also some evidence that it's pretty effective at suppressing the vagus nerve, which is what kicks off the coughing reflex - making it a natural cough suppressant."
"Me too! what can you do with?
anti-depressant nasal spray?
anti oxidant body oils?
what else.... with 200 kg of shell per month it could be intersting....
Extraction: boil in water and then boil the water…"
"Callebaut was trying to commercialize something akin to this a few years ago, but it was never commercially available and it's terribly expensive (it's callebaut, after all...). I've not seen it anywhere else. If you're…"
Hi everyone. I'm new to The Chocolate Life so I hope I'm doing this correctly!I'm looking for a source of theobromine that's extracted/removed from cocoa beans, i.e. not synthesized. Does anyone know a good source for this ingredient?BarbSee More