Maca root is regarded as one of the favorite superfoods for its outstanding ability to combat fatigue and increase strength, energy, vitality, sexual stamina, hormonal imbalance, libido, sexual enhancement and sexual health for men and women. It has also been regarded as a powerful Adaptogen.
What is Maca?
Maca is a powerful ancient Peruvian super food. It is used as a root vegetable (radish like root) and a medicinal herb. Once harvested, the Maca root was traditionally dried, then powdered. It was then eaten or put in sacs and traded for other commodities. The harvested root of the Maca plant was also traditionally used by Incan warriors in preparation for difficult expositions and battles, and was consumed to increase stamina and energy. The ancient indigenous people also used Maca as money. Maca is also called Peruvian ginseng. It is said to be the fountain of youth. Maca is a member of the cruciferous family of plants that includes broccoli, cabbage, kale, turnips and radishes. cultivated between 3,800 to 4,400 meters above sea level, mainly in the central Andes, where it has been domesticated and currently cultivated. That makes Maca the highest- altitude crop on Earth. For thousands of years, it has been consumed by the local population, in the harsh cold climates of the high Andes in Peru, without causing any harmful side effects. Maca is a warming food and therefore is better suited for use in cooler weather and cold climates. Maca is eaten to counteract physical and mental fatigue, and to balance the daily diet with its wide variety of minerals, amino acids, vitamins, phenols and other components. It is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur and iron and contains trace minerals including zinc, iodine, copper, selenium, bismuth, manganese, tin and silicon. Maca is thus one of the great natural food supplements in the world, in the current climate of an accelerated life-style and carelessness with respect to balanced nutrition.
It raises energy levels, combats mental and physical fatigue and stress. Highly nutritious, balances the daily diet with its high and varied carbohydrate, amino acid, vitamin, mineral and fatty acid content. Maca Root for Women: It slows down the process of aging, the unpleasant effects of menopause, prevents and cures osteoporosis and anemia. It stimulates the functioning of the endocrine system in men and women. Stimulates balanced hormone production. Increases fertility, sexual activity and works as a libido enhancer.
Provides better memory A good source of vitamin B1, B2 and B3 Contains 11% protein of the highest quality Rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur and iron. Also rich in trace minerals. Maca Root for Men: Good source of plant sterols that have a beneficial effect on muscles. It is one of the best anti aging supplements / anti aging superfoods for seniors.
Raw Maca Root Powder
How to Consume Maca Powder
You may use a tablespoon or more of this powder in your energy drink, smoothies, teas, nut milks, coffee, juice or just about any natural beverage you can think of and enjoy the maca power raw organic! Maca is a great addition to desserts and sweet treats. Maca has been traditionally used in baked foodstuffs for centuries; try adding a few spoonful’s to any favorite recipe. Maca has an unusual relationship with cacao nibs (cacao beans or raw chocolate) and all cacao products in general. Mix it into all your favorite chocolate treats and experience real culinary magic. When creating your own recipe, try using 2 parts fat (like cacao or nut butter), 2 parts sweetener (like agave nectar or yacon syrup) and 1 part Maca…ENJOY!