Nature’s Superfoods’ Organic Raw Maca Root Powder is a proprietary blend of yellow, red and black Maca roots, and hails from the high elevations of the Peruvian Andes. Known as Peruvian Ginseng, the certified organic Maca roots are sun-dried (not oven-dried) and milled at low temperatures into a fine powder. Inferior Maca products are grown at lower elevations and are processed at higher temperatures. Many consume this superfood to improve energy, vitality, libido and fertility.
MACA: High in protein and complex carbs and is abundant in amino acids, phytonutrients, essential fatty acids, vitamins (B1, B2, C & E) and minerals (Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur, sodium & iron). It is also rich in many bioactive plant compounds, which have effect on not only sex hormones, but also on adrenals, giving a feeling of greater energy and vitality, and on the pancreas and thyroid as well.
Maca root nourishes and rejuvenates the endocrine (hormonal) system, thus balancing naturally the production of hormones in the body. Maca does not contain hormones. Maca root has also been shown to be beneficial for all sorts of hormonal problems including PMS and menopause.
Botanical name: Lepidium meyenii, Walp