Taking place in Berlin events such as “Lucid” have popularized snorting chocolate as a recreational drug. At parties on both sides of the Atlantic chocolate is just one of the substances an offer at day-time raves which do not serve alcohol. Raw chocolate or cocoa can be taken in drink, pill or powdered form.
Club goers report that the positive effects of cocoa are really quite something. The “high vibe” medicine of raw cocoa provides users with a flood of happy endorphin’s as it enters the blood stream, and then magnesium which is a muscle relaxant. A study by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition stated that cocoa also contains flavanols which improve blood circulation and cognitive function.
It’s also becoming quite the lucrative cottage industry. One device for snorting cocoa selling for $50 has been made by chocolatier Dominique Persoone: