- Antioxidants: Cacao absolute is packed full of antioxidants that help protect body cells, collagen as also elastin from any damage that results from free radicals.
- Flavonols: Chocolate essential oil is used as an aphrodisiac because of the presence of flavonols, the active constituent of cacao.
Owing to its antioxidant properties, cacao absolute protects the body cells and keeps the skin young and healthy. It also aids sluggish circulation, thus promoting softer skin. Thus, it is added to skin care products such as lotions, facial masks, body lotions and treatments. It is also used in massage oils, aromatherapy and bath oils as means to reduce anxiety and stress.
It smells awesome. Feels great. 'Nuff said, right?