High Quality Cocoa Bean Extract, Theobromine Powder CAS 83-67-0
cocoa extract is the cocoa bean (seed) extracted from the pods (fruit) of the cacao tree. The cocoa bean fragments (commonly known as cocoa cake) are obtained through the fermentation, coarse crushing and peeling process. The powder after the cocoa cake is skimmed and crushed, is the cocoa powder. Cocoa powder is divided into high, medium and low fat cocoa powder according to its fat content. According to the processing method, cocoa powder is divided into natural powder and alkalization powder. Cocoa powder has strong cocoa aroma and can be used in high-grade chocolate, drinks, milk, ice cream, candy, cakes and other foods containing cocoa.
Function of Cacao extract
1. Cocoa extract contains naturally occurring γ -butyric acid(GABA) which is beneficial in lowering elevated blood pressure, aiding blood circulation and calming nervousness;
2. The health promoting effects of cocoa extract are contributed by the synergisms of theobromine and polyphenols. In addition, the relaxation effect of cocoa extract is believed to be an attribution of GABA;
3. Clinical reserches revealed that theobromine inhibits fat accumulation while cocoa polyphenols increase fat metabolism.
Application of cacao extract
1. Applied in food field, it is mainly used for drinks, manufacturing chocolate, candy, ice cream and other food;
2. Applied in health product field, it is used to lose weight. And it is popular among women;
3. Applied in pharmaceutical field, it can be used as cough medicine.