A dear friend and brother of my very own wants to refer to the Cacao dust as “Capow”. When one takes this food, it is like a samsung wave s8500 of energy hits you cacao bliss and “Capow! inches; like a speedi current of enjoyment one’s day is instantly turns in a new and interesting direction.
Not many foods (that are legal), have this kind of affect on the human body, if any at all. Cacao dust is definitely in a league of a unique. Truly a psychotropic food, Cacao was primarily used in shamanic and ceremonial rituals.
Cacao dust is naturally poisonous, very poisonous. This is due to the potent selection of alkaloids. Foods that have medicinal value, for the most part, have a number of alkaloids.
The foods that domesticated humans enjoy conventionally today are not medicinal and are not found in nature. Kale, broccoli, cabbage, and even the carrots we see in the market today are not wild food, meaning you will not see a broccoli head anywhere in nature. The alkaloids have been bread out to meet taste requirements that the domesticated human wants. These alkaloids are bodily response accessories that are medicinal in somehow. The debate on whether certain alkaloids are medicinal or not is a popular one and is obviously one of personal perception.
Alkaloids in saguaro cactus, to the domesticated Westerner, are only a drug. To the Natives of the Southwest who had thrived without Western influence for thousands of years, this plant has potent medicinal properties that connect them to the “spirit realm”. The fact that these cultures have thrived for thousands of years and virtually shared the same general beliefs whether community or across the globe, might hint that there actually is something the analytical Western mind of the past 500 years is missing.
The past 500 years of Western influence has had detrimental physical weakening and disease that was unseen and unusual before to Natives. Microscopes, intuition, and reductionism have proven to get the human species nowhere fast, actually to the headlines of their own defunctness. The idea of humbling ourselves and looking to our ancestors and forefathers for traditional ways of living might show to be the only thing that can save the human species from its apparent break down.