You might not think of herbal medicine when you think of chocolate, but the good news is that Cocoa is not only delicious, but good for you. As herbalists we can use the cocoa beans in creams, balms and medicines. To Find out more, why not come along to one of our in-store demos during the festival to see how to make your own natural remedies using cocoa products. You can even buy your own kit and have a go yourself at home!
11:00 a.m. Chocolate Lip Balm Demonstration - Find out how the Mayans used cocoa to heal wounds and see how to make your own chocolate and mint lip balm
1.00 p.m. Chocolate and Orange Skin Cream Demonstration - Learn about the healing properties of cocoa butter and watch as we use raw cocoa to make a healing skin cream
3.00 p.m. Chocolate and Herb Bedtime Drink Demonstration - Chocolate is perfect as a mood enhancer and feel good drink. Learn how we combine it with powerful herbs to make a delicious bedtime drink to help you sleep.
All demonstrations are free and will run on both days of the Chocolate Festival, but places are limited, so please arrive in good time. If any of the demonstrations inspire you to make your own remedies, we will be selling ready-to-go kits with all the ingredients (and instructions!) you need
Download the Festival Brochure here