Monthly Archives: February 2020

Chocolate – Food of the Gods

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
By Maryann Readal In 1753, it was Carl Linnaeus who gave cacao, the Herb Society of America’s Herb of the Month, its botanical name: Theobroma cacao, from theos meaning god and broma meaning food – food of the gods. The Mayans gave it the name xocoatl, (pronounced sho-KWA-til). According to The…

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