Energizing ancient superfood with aphrodisiac qualities
- Organic Certified
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- GMO Free
Botanical Name: Lepidium Meyenni Walp
Root of empowerment from the Incas
In the Andean Mountains of Bolivia and Peru resides a magnificent plant that has been used for thousands of years. Archaeological sites have discovered primitive cultivations of Maca dating back to 1600 B.C.E. Domesticated and prized by the Incas 2,000 years ago, Maca powder helps increase energy, stamina, balance and nurture the body. It is also well known to increase libido.
Any Maca Powder benefits? This ancient superfood is loaded with fibre, nutritious vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, including vitamins B1, B2, B, C, D, E, potassium, iron, magnesium copper, selenium, phosphorous and calcium. Maca root contains nearly sixty phytochemicals including glucosinolates and macamides that promote optimal functioning of the hypothalamus and pituitary master glands.
Maca powder can be used in smoothies, in baked goods or added to hot and cold drinks. Maca is a sought-after ingredient in gluten-free baking by adding a delicious taste while contributing with all its nutritious qualities.
Maca harvest season is in May. The Maca root is unburied from the soil by hand and placed in large sacks where two persons shake-off the dirt and leave the root bulbs soil-free. Maca grows as a native plant in the high planes of Peru with freezing temperatures and high winds.
The root is then washed, peeled and placed in a low-temperature dehydrator. After the moisture is extracted, the maca is pulverized and packed.
|Per Serve (5g)||100g|
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