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Coca Leaf - A Gift from the Gods

That´s what the Incas called it. For them Coca Leaf was not just something exclusive for the nobility. It was also considered a gift and a sign of friendship. This simple but powerful plant has been used for thousands of years.The first archaeological record dates from the Pre-Ceramic Period (2500 – 1800b.C).

Its use was also very well documented by the colony authors. The mysticism around Coca Leaf is not only because of its almost magical properties, but also the ones that are very beneficial for health. For example, a study conducted in 1975 by Harvard University, called “Nutritional Value of Coca Leaf” provided evidence that consuming 100 grams Coca Leaf daily can give you at least 2 grams of Potassium, necessary for heart balance.

The same study also showed that 60 grams of Coca Leaf a day can provide the recommended daily requirements of calcium. Moreover, Coca Leaf is one of the most complete foods that land produces. It has large amounts of Vitamin A, B1, C and E. In addition, its high content of thiamin, niacin and riboflavin, make it rich in non-protein nitrogen: the major disposer of toxins and diseases in body. It has properties that help metabolize fats, sugars and carbohydrates, so it becomes a natural regulator of the production of melanin to the skin.

Coca Leaf properties also help to improve liver, brain and blood functions. It is very valuable for preventing and treating gastritis ulcers. Coca Leaf regulates blood pressure and aids bone cell production. So from now on, when someone offers you a delicious Coca Leaf product, or any other food with this main ingredient, you should accept it. It not only has very good taste, but also great properties for the body and the mind.