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Maca Root is an herbaceous plant native to the high Andean Mountains of Peru and Bolivia . It is one of the only food plants in the world able to thrive at such a high altitude. It is a potent ancient Peruvian superfood used by indigenous Andean societies as a source of nourishment and healing for thousands of years.
250g Organic Triple Maca Root From Peruvian Andes (Red, Yellow & Black)
Maca root (Lepidium peruvianum G.Chacón) has been deemed an adaptogen, which by definition is a substance (food or nutritive herb), which brings the body to a heightened state of resistance to disease through physiological and emotional health. An adaptogen (such as maca root) can help balance, strengthen and support any area of the body under compromise due to stress.
It contains a number of biologically active compounds, any of which may be responsible for its numerous benefits. The trace amounts of 31 different minerals in maca root may be more significant than one may first realize. Maca root also contains vitamins, fatty acids, sterols, and almost 60 different phytonutrients which are most likely to be responsible for many of maca root's benefits.
Maca root contains substantial amounts of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, Manganese, Cooper, phosphorus, iron, zinc, also vitamins C, E, D, B1, B2, B12, riboflavin, thiamin, ascorbic acid, Etc.
The fertility powers of maca root are prized by couples in the Peruvian highlands.
Men and women who fail to conceive a child eat maca rootplant on a regular basis until conception occurs. In 1961, Dr. Gloria Chacón de Popovici, a biologist in Lima, Peru, published her studies when her research scientifically demonstrated the increased fertility in animals using maca root.
To date her work on this product is unmatched and she is considered the most knowledgeable person on the subject of maca root today.
How to take maca?
Enjoy Maca by itself, mixed with water, juices or shakes or add to your baking.
This maca blend is for the whole family.
Usage: Adults 1-2 teaspoons per day; Children 1 teaspoon per day
Peruvian Maca roots grow in 3 basic color groups:
White to yellow roots are made into Yellow Maca powder (60% of the annual harvest) premium
Light pink to dark purple roots are made into Red Maca powder (25% of the annual harvest)
Light gray to dark gray roots are made into Black Maca powder (15% of the annual harvest)
Our Organic Premium Maca Root Powder Gelatinized is:
Grown traditionally with respect for the land - in Junin in Peru
Freshly harvested, carefully processed and packaged immediately
Contains 100% Organic Maca Root Gelatinized