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Edible gold. History and Medical
Edible Gold History
Gold is authorized for human consumption, it is chemically inert and neutral in taste.
There is evidence of gold consumption going back to ancient Egypt and also in the far east. It was mostly used for religious and ceremonial purposes with the exception of the Japanese who started to us it to decorate food and drink, it is believed that this practice originated from the Tea ceremonies.
Since the Middle ages there is evidence of gold consumption. Elisabeth I used edible gold dust to cover various fruits, but it was especially popular with the Italian nobles.
Even fish there are reports of wedding feasts where even sturgeon were offered covered in fine gold leaf.
It fact it seems the Italian nobles were so extreme in their consumption of gold that in the 16th century it had to be limited to only two courses at a weeding feast decorated edible gold edible gold.
India is with an estimated consumption of over 10 tons per year.
Although edible gold has been around for centuries little had changed with the methods of production or application, until recently a new development by golden innovations allowed 24 carat gold to be applied to complex surfaces to produce effects never seen before.
We at golden innovations are not qualified to comment on medical or health effects of gold. We make no claims as to the beneficial or detrimental effects.
Through history various claims have been made here are a few interesting ones.
In the 15h century it was considered a cure for almost every disease and alchemists were busily preparing a wide range of medicines with gold.
Later in the 16th century in Europe it was considered to prevent heart disease. Gold covered sweets were prepared to finish meals and keep the hearts of the guests healthy.
Chocolate has been always considered an aphrodisiac, so it was natural that this effect should be enhanced by apply gold to bring a warm romantic glow.
Gold is used to symbolize strength, success, wealth, love and gratitude, saying thank you, welcome or I love you in a silent, but unforgettable way.
Little had changed until now
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