Why we love Maca

Maca or Peruvian ginseng, is an edible herbaceous biennial plant of the family Brassicaceae that is native to South America in the high Andes mountains of Peru. It is a root vegetable that resembles a turnip and the root of the Maca plant  is typically ground to a powder that is easy and safe to add to your everyday routine.

People in the Andes have grown maca for thousands of years. They use the root as a food supplement as well as a traditional medicine for everything from fertility problems to fragile bones and poor memory, it has been used as an important food since the days of the Inca warriors in Peru.

This versatile adaptogenic plant-based superfood is known to help the body adapt and deal with different stressors so you can live a well-balanced life it is also believed to balance hormone levels, maintain energy, and support a healthy libido.

It packs high levels of iron and iodine to promote healthy cells and to help keep your metabolism on track. Its big doses of potassium help digestion and make muscles happy. Maca is also rich in calcium, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals.


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