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From www.CosmeticsandToiletries.com

Mibelle Biochemistry has sourced cocoa beans for their relaxation effects. According to the company, cocoa beans contain several “feel-good“ chemicals including anandamide, a lipophilic substance that is also naturally produced in the brain. With this information, it launched NanoCacao, a lipophilic fraction of cocoa beans encapsulated in a nano-emulsion.

The liposoluble fraction of cocoa bean contains anandamide, which is also naturally produced in the brain. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter that activates the same target as marijuana and thus stimulates mood. Cocoa beans contain several “feel-good” chemicals including anandamide, a lipophilic substance that is also naturally produced in the brain. This neurotransmitter induces euphoria, regulates appetite and relaxes muscles. Anandamide binds to the cannabinoid receptors that are also present on certain skin cells.

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