At Firefly we have the highest standards in the industry for clear, loving energetics around
cacao farming & sourcing, chocolate-making, and imbibing of this powerful medicinal beverage.

What is Cacao Ceremony and What are Effects

What is Cacao Ceremony?

When multiple people share cacao together, we have a shared experience of mood elevation, increased vitality, enhanced intuition and empathy, and a more open, present heart. Sharing cacao brings us into the same energetic frequency. This often results in deeper more intimate connection with ourselves and each other. Working with cacao is often thought of as a "pathway of the heart". Learn more ...

Recipes for Cacao Ceremony

Delicious Cacao Recipes

Our basic recipe involves heating water to 170F then combining the water and 1oz of Firefly Ceremonial Cacao into a blender, and serving immediately. For an individual serving use 5-15 discs, or 1/4 cup, with 1/2 cup of liquid. There are many ways to make this fancier such as using and other herbs, read on for for detailed recipe ideas. Learn more ...


Health Benefits and Effects of Cacao Ceremony

Health Benefits and Effects:
Thriving with Cacao

With 300-1200 individual constituents, cacao is one of the most pharmacologically complex plant substances known to man. When consumed unsweetened or with very little sugar, it is a superfood, packed with beneficial minerals and neuro-chemicals that beneficially affect our state of mind. The mild bitterness of a ceremonial cacao drink can also serve to cleanse the liver or release emotions, and the alkaloid content of pure cacao boosts circulation and absorption of nutrients. Learn more ...

 Cacao Tree Decolonize Cultural Appropriation Ceremony

Decolonizing Cacao:
Historical to Present Day

When working with ceremonial cacao it is important to understand that cacao has a long, challenging history. Recent research in Ecuador found cacao residue on ceramic artifacts dating 5,400 years ago. Much of the traditional use of cacao was lost during colonization, and due to the systemic oppression and exploitation of cacao communities and indigenous culture that has happened as a result. In this section we discuss our approach to decolonizing cacao, and how ceremonial cacao has a direct positive impact on the communities we work with.  Learn more ...


 Cacao Ceremony Course Facilitator Training

Creating Cacao Ceremony:
Solo and Groups

Creating ritual space is the most effective way we have found to connect with cacao. Depending on your intention, cacao can be used for healing, creative expression, focus & clarity, and more. In this section we share approachable rituals for developing a relationship with cacao in your solo ceremonies, as well as facilitation guidance for sharing cacao in group settings. Learn more ...

 Ceremonial Cacao Energetic Standard Certification

Defining Ceremonial Cacao:
An Energetic Standard

Just like organic is an environmental standard, we consider ceremonial an energetic standard for the quality of our cacao. Our intention with selecting and crafting our cacao is to most fully bring forth the spirit of the cacao for healing work. As cacao is highly absorptive of energy and intention, our entire process is curated to enhance the potency of this cacao. Learn more ...

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