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Cacao Butter (Organic)

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Cacao Butter (Organic)

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Latin Name: Theobroma cacao

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  • Silky smooth, rich and pure Cacao Butter
  • Fantastic source of healthy fats
  • Perfect for vegan chocolate making
  • Can be used as a moisturising body butter 
  • Resealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Cacao Butter from Indigo Herbs is Certified Organic 100% pure natural Cacao. Organic Cacao Butter can be used to make chocolate, added to coffee, desserts and smoothies or used as a moisturising body butter to soothe and heal irritated skin. A fantastic source of essential fatty acids, this silky smooth butter tastes delicious when melted down and mixed with natural sweetener, nuts, seeds and fruits.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this superfood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals.

Also known as: Criolla cacao, Kakaw, Cocoa

  • Iron: Cacao butter is a source of Iron. Iron oxygenates the blood and reduces fatigue.
  • Contains Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients.
  • Cacao is an essential ingredient in making chocolate.
  • Sugar free, and very low salt.
  • It makes an excellent healthy treat for both children and adults.

Natural Chocolate is simple and easy to make.

The Chocolate ingredients must be handled carefully, the Cacao Butter must be melted over a bowl of boiling water. When the butter has liquefied, the dry ingredients can be stirred in.

Firstly add flavourings such as vanilla powder, then Cacao powder, then sweetener such as Agave Syrup.

The chocolate is still runny at this stage so must be poured into moulds before it sets. The moulds can be put in a freezer to set for 20 minutes, then the chocolate easily pops out of the mould. For full instruction go to our How to make Raw Chocolate Page.

  • Cacao Butter has a wonderful light heavenly aroma, and slightly bitter sweet chocolate taste, it can be used to make chocolate bars, by adding Cacao powder. It can be sweetened with a naturally sweet super-food such as coconut blossom nectar, fruit powders, dried fruit, dried berries, agave nectar, honey, or the herbal sugar free sweetener Stevia.
  • Our Organic Cacao butter can also be used to make body rubs, massage bars and body butters. 
  • Use as required. 
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Source of Iron

Iron is needed for a number of highly complex processes that continuously take place in the body on a molecular level and that are indispensable to human life.  Formation of haemoglobin is the chief function of this mineral – this is the primary protein found in red blood cells and represents about two thirds of the body’s iron.  Haemoglobin binds to the oxygen molecules that you breathe in from the air and releases them into your tissues.  The brain receives around 20% of the blood oxygen and a proper flow of blood to the brain can stimulate cognitive activity and help to create new neural pathways, it is especially important that children consume enough iron in their diet – iron deficiency in the first two years of a child’s life is associated with delayed cognitive and psychomotor development.  

Ribonucleic reductase is an iron dependant enzyme that is required for DNA synthesis (cell division), thus iron is required for a number of functions including healing and immune function - red blood cells are necessary for providing oxygen to damaged tissues, organs and cells.  Iron is also involved in food metabolism and is a cofactor and activator for some enzymes which play key roles in energy production and metabolism.  If iron stores are low symptoms can include tiredness, fatigue and dizziness.  Dietary iron has two forms, heme (animal based) and non-heme (plant based), important sources are; grass fed beef, oysters, spinach, lentils and beans.

Iron contributes to:

·         normal cognitive function

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin

·         normal oxygen transport in the body

·         normal function of the immune system

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         normal cognitive development of children

·         Iron has a role in the process of cell division

Cacao Butter
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  • Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation
  • Produced to GMP standards 
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans 
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added

Manufacture Process

Indigo Herbs Organic Cacao Butter comes from cacao beans grown in rich and fertile soil that adheres to the strictest of organic standards. The Cacao beans are harvested, and left to ferment in boxes for a few days, then they are laid on trays and sundried. Next the shells are removed and the nibs are retained, then the nibs are then milled until they turn into Cacao liquor. The mass is then pressed, so that the Cacao butter is excreted and a solid Cacao cake is left. The cake is then ground into powder, and the butter is retained.

100% Organic Cacao Butter

Much like coffee, cacao acts as a stimulant, which at the least can negatively affect sleep and at worst may agitate kidneys.

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4.9 out of 5
4.9/ 5
53 reviews
4 out of 5
3 April 2021
Good value
5 out of 5
18 February 2021
Great quality
5 out of 5
28 December 2020
Great quality. Makes perfect home made healthy chocolate.
5 out of 5
27 December 2020
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5 out of 5
23 December 2020
Excellent service
5 out of 5
21 October 2020
Fast delivery, very good price and great quality! Recommend it any time!
5 out of 5
4 October 2020
Love it melted with almond milk, a little cocoa powder and cinnamon. Makes a lovely healthy ketogenic hot chocolate.
5 out of 5
25 August 2020
I have recently had to completely change my diet due to a long term health condition and needed to find certain items. I have bought indigo herbs before, from another retailer. Now i know they have there own website, where they stock all these new ingredients that i need to use i will be shopping again. Quick delivery, quality ingredients. Thank you.
5 out of 5
31 July 2020
Good quality
5 out of 5
27 July 2020
Prompt service. Good product well packaged
5 out of 5
21 July 2020
Excellent. Gorgeous chocolaty scent. Thank you!
4 out of 5
6 June 2020
I bought this in error, intended to buy Cacao Paste, but now intend to use it as a solid cooking oil. It is very good for that.
5 out of 5
1 June 2020
Use to make yummy chocolate. Great product.
4 out of 5
21 May 2020
Quite pleasant tasting!
5 out of 5
26 February 2020
Great product.
5 out of 5
26 December 2019
Very creamy cacao butter, came chopped quite small and easy to use.
5 out of 5
11 June 2019
Always reliable, a company I can trust.
5 out of 5
3 June 2019
Love how it smells. I actually use it as a moisturizer!! This is my 2nd bag. Love it.
5 out of 5
18 February 2019
very good
5 out of 5
28 December 2018
Excellent product. With the cacoa powder made fantastic chocolates
5 out of 5
24 July 2018
Love this product! Would recommend.
5 out of 5
25 May 2018
Very good quality . I use for facrmask too and with salada and avocado and also made sweets . Many ways to use it.
5 out of 5
3 April 2018
Great product and service. Recommended!
5 out of 5
26 March 2018
Cacao butter, it's great, thanks for being so prompt with the delivery too
5 out of 5
4 March 2018
i have ordered this product for the 3rd or 4th time - its a great product, good quality and fast delivery!
5 out of 5
20 December 2017
i am milk intolerant so very pleased to find this and looking forward to experimenting with it.
5 out of 5
11 December 2017
This added to Cacao powder makes delicious raw chocolate.
5 out of 5
10 December 2017
Again this is cacao in its purest form you add this to cacao choc powder or nibs and you will NOT get fat. Chocolate in its purest form will not make you fat.
5 out of 5
6 December 2017
Love it ! I use this product to make raw chocolate and the result is just AMAZING <3 Thank you indigo you rock !!!
5 out of 5
22 November 2017
Good quality raw cacao butter as advertised. Recommended. Great service from Indigo Herbs.
5 out of 5
4 October 2017
Excellent quality/price product, I order these products regularly and will keep doing that :)
5 out of 5
29 May 2017
A very good product, the price competitivity is insane.
5 out of 5
26 March 2017
Hi ! wel love your products but we can't read on it "raw", we have a doubt ! because we are making raw chocolate actually..
5 out of 5
11 February 2017
Insane fast delivery ! It was at my doorstep 2 days after ordering it ! The product is also awesome, I use it to make raw chocolate, which is THE HIT.
5 out of 5
4 February 2017
Very pleased with product and service
5 out of 5
20 December 2016
A very good product. Perfect for raw chocolate.
5 out of 5
23 October 2016
butter is realy great....and the shipping is realy fast..i recomend to everyone
5 out of 5
9 September 2016
great thanks, apart from being constantly nagged to leave this review!
5 out of 5
27 August 2016
Didn't know what to expect and wasn't very optimistic. But the order arrived very fast even surprised me. Good package. So far only used it as a body butter- lovely smell and the skin feels nice soft after that. still planning to use as chocolate ingridient.
5 out of 5
24 July 2016
exactly what I expective. All of your product are very good thankyou to provide such quality food
5 out of 5
30 June 2016
I love this for making raw chocolate
5 out of 5
1 June 2016
Great quality, beautiful smooth taste. I will buy it again.
5 out of 5
25 May 2016
Makes delicious chocolate !
5 out of 5
20 May 2016
fresh large chunks - easy to work with butter.
5 out of 5
14 March 2016
I have been ordering not first time since, don't remember, many times. Quite satisfied every time...
5 out of 5
14 March 2016
Just received, as always, high quality. I'm going to recommend to any of my friends...
5 out of 5
13 February 2016
Makes great chocolate - first time user so nothing to compare it too.
5 out of 5
22 January 2016
Smelt and tasted divine. Would recommend.
5 out of 5
8 January 2016
Tried this product before and it is a good as more expensive purchases i have made from other stores for the same thing. Makes sense to pay less. I highly recommend this product for raw chocolate making.
5 out of 5
22 December 2015
Fab Very good quality product
5 out of 5
4 December 2015
Great smell and quality. I use it on my skin. It makes it so soft.
5 out of 5
9 October 2015
Fan scent. Great pure taste :)
5 out of 5
8 September 2015
Always lovely quality, works well every time