Carob Powder - Chocolate Substitute, Carob Tea

  • $1.29


Carob Powder Medium Roast,

(Ceratonia siliqua),

                                 

Used as a a chocolate substitute, for Vegan Candy, Vegan Coffee Creamer, and in Carob teas & Carob Flour. The Carob tree is native to Southern Europe, Northern Africa and parts of the middle east and is in the same family as peas and beans (fabaceae). The use of the fruit dates back at least 5000 years!

Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! We will also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs.


The fruits (pods) are dried and/or roasted to make the carob powder, a much healthier choice over chocolate with NO caffeine! Compared to regular chocolate, carob has considerably less sugar, a fraction of the fat content, and 1/3 of the calories! Traditional culinary uses are abundant including using in baked good such as cakes, cookies and candies and in drinks to replace coffee or cocoa.

 

Health Benefits

Simply replacing Cocoa with Carob can have positive effects on blood pressure and may lower your heart rate. Carob is high in Fiber, contains no theobromine (a stimulant found in cocoa), and aids digestion. The Polyphenols in carob are powerful antioxidants, helping protect your body from free radicals and environmental toxins.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.