Tag - Paolo Mantegazza

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The CHRONOLOGY of COCA
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WINE MARIANI, a GIFT to the WORLD

The CHRONOLOGY of COCA

2500-1800 BC In Northern Peru a remarkable finding of traces of Coca leaves in the area of the ruins of Huanca Prieto.

2100 BC In Valdivian culture of Ecuador and in ceramics of Nazca and Mochica cultures in Peru (600-360 BC) relevant findings of traditional use of Coca.

1200-1475 A kind of oils essence extracted from Coca leaves was used by Incas, when practising surgical excision of brain tumors.

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WINE MARIANI, a GIFT to the WORLD

Although there would be no need for any help, being the sacred green Coca itself the effective very speaker of its own values and benefits, worthy of praise are some people who were distinguished performers and promoters of its goodness.

Peruvian scholar Hipólito Unanue, already in the 18th century, claimed: In situations of food shortage, especially of sources of protein such as meat, Providence has supplied us with this wonderful Coca plant.

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