Viva chocolate and whoever invented it!
Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793), from La concersazione

chocolate, love, jean harlow

Interestingly, it has been established that theobromine exerts a pronounced aphordisiacal effect on hornets. When given 5-10 mcg of theobromine daily in 30% sucrose solution.

Pietro Longhi, chocolate, La cioccolata del mattino

Five hears ago, hoping to kick a chocolate habit that was significantly affecting my life, I enrolled in a program at the Shick Center for the Control of Smoking, Alcoholism, and Overeating, in Los An

Engraving of a Chocolate House

Towards the end of the [seventeenth] century, chocolate houses began to spring up, rivaling the coffeehouses the city had known since about 1650.

Fear, Noel le Mire, eighteenth-century, French, engraving

During the years of Napoleon and the Restoration, a legal magistrate named Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin rose high in his profession while in every spare minute he worked passionately at his avocatio


Produced by Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd of Walkerville, Ontario circa late 1920s.

chocolate, coffee, coffee bean

While caffeine is a potent stimulant of the central nervous system, its relative theobromine shows little such stimulation.


Love Molecule

The Rain god Chac and the moon goddess IxChel exchange cacao

"According to botanists, the cacao tree was already growing freely four thousand years before Christ in the Orinoco and Amazon river basins.

Sharp & Dohme Cannabis Neuralgic

In 1953 when Merck merged with Sharp & Dohme, a drug company with a similar history and reputation as Merck. Sharp and Dohme began as an apothecary shop in 1845 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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