Facts About Coca Leaf
Here are some quick important facts regarding Coca Leaf:
- Coca Leaf is not a drug. It is a revitalizer much like tea and coffee, but is healthier than coffee.
- Energy is not the only benefit Coca delivers. It enhances oxygen intake, improves oxygenation of the body, purifies the blood, all which strengthen the overall functioning of the body and the brain.
- Coca Leaf is not synonymous with cocaine. There is actually no cocaine in Coca Leaf. Cocaine is a derivative of one alkaloid called ecgonine, and there is .001% of in the leaf. What is known as cocaine is a product that is only possible after severe manipulation and isolation is done to the plant with at least 10 chemicals, many of which are toxic.
- Coca Leaf does not cause physical dependence. The desire for natural Coca Leaf can be abandoned indefinitely, without suffering any physical or psychological effects. No withdrawal symptoms occur, even after prolonged use.
- Coca Leaf is actually food, and it is extremely nutritious. According to a study published by Harvard University in 1975 (Duke, J., D. Aulik and T. Plowman, Nutritional Value of Coca), chewing 100 grams of Coca is enough to satisfy the nutritional needs of an adult for 24 hours. Given its high levels of vitamins, minerals, calcium, proteins, and vitamins it contains, the plant is more applicable to the field of human nutrition than in medicine, where it is commonly used today.
- It is an ideal source of vitamins and minerals, particularly calcium, phosphorous and vitamins of the vitamin B complex, which fortify the well-being and performance of the brain.
- The two natural sources of energy come from nutrition and oxygen. Coca Leaf is a high quality source that provides both.
- Aside from its nutritional attributes, Coca Leaf is known to function as an efficient natural antidepressant, stress reliever, and anesthetic
- It does not strike the pleasure centers of the hypothalamus