Cocoa Powder, is a mixture of many substances remaining after cocoa butter is extracted from cacao beans. When sold as an end product, it may also be called cocoa powder or cocoa. Cocoa powder or cocoa typically has a content of 10 to 12% fat.
Cocoa Extract is sold as a stand alone supplement and also as an ingredient in weight loss products. Cocoa Extract is thought to have many properties including antioxidant properties, and properties which prevent the platelets in the blood from clotting. Manufacturers of weight loss supplements have become interested in Cocoa Extract due to its claimed ability to raise the serotonin levels in the body.
1. It has diuretic, stimulant and relaxing effects, and it can lower the blood pressure because it can to dilate blood vessels.
2. It can also relax bronchi muscles in the lungs.
3. It can effectively promote reflecting system of muscle and body,also it can stimulate blood circulation and achieve the effect of losing weight.
4. It is also used to fight alopecia, burns, cough, dry lips, eyes, fever, listlessness, malaria, nephrosis, parturition, rheumatism, snakebite, and wound.
|Appearance||Fine, free flowing brown powder|
|Flavour||Characteristic cocoa flavour, no foreign odors|
|Moisture (%)||5 Max|
|Fat content (%)||10- 12|
|Ash (%)||12 Max|
|Fineness through 200 mesh (%)||99 Min|
|Total plate count (cfu/g)||5000 Max|
|Coliform mpn/ 100g||30 Max|
|Mould count (cfu/g)||100 Max|
|Yeast count (cfu/g)||50 Max|