The Spanish King Felipe II issued a “elixir” with his own blood and gold particles in search of eternal youth
Gold is the chemical element known as Au, mostly used in jewels, coins and ingots. Also in 24K Gold is in its purest form (maximum carats or % purity).
For food uses it is defined by sanitary authorities as “food coloring E-175” and is treated and analyzed by certified laboratories to ensure their use in food meals as well as drinks.
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Gold has been used by Chinese and Egyptians from ancient time as an ingredient in medicinal preparations, considering it beneficial to health. Also as an ingredient for drinks and food celebrating military victories. There is a long time since the first time began to use gold as a decorative element in the schools of French pastries. Romans used in culinary preparations. There are several references to “big cake pan coated with gold” at the time of the Roman patricians, or “mignardises” covered with gold, small sweets served with coffee in Venice in the sixteenth century, the theory of the time said “in order to alleviate rheumatism and strengthen the heart.” Felipe II, convalescing at the monastery of El Escorial, ordered to develop an elixir with his own blood and gold dust. Gold has always been associated with the elixir of eternal youth.
Sight is the first sense to come in contact with food and drink: we eat and drink through the eyes. Gold gives 24K Gold a metallic tone and greater density in the mouth to get rid of the flakes of gold on the taste buds.
Ayurvedic Medicine says gold aid to longevity, to stay young and memory. It is an aphrodisiac, cardiac tonic, promotes better vision and intellect, and rejuvenating. It is a detoxifier. In the late nineteenth century, gold was made famous in the U.S. for its curative activity in heart problems and circulation problems, not to mention anti-arthritic properties. Some experts agree that gold intake provides several benefits to the body, eliminating toxins and slowing the aging of the skin. According to McMaster University in the State of Ontario (Canada) gold would actually be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis. According to the chemist John Facker, gold prevents the formation of peroxynitrate which “could be the biggest villain in the deterioration of bone cells and patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, and blocking the formation of this compound would act as an antioxidant preventing the accumulation of free radicals”.