Maca Powder (Peru)

$38.99 CAD
  • Botanical Name: Lepidum mayenil

    Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru in the high plateaus of the Andes mountains. It has been cultivated as a vegetable crop in Peru for at least 3000 years. Maca is a relative of the radish and has an odor similar to butterscotch. Its root is used to make medicine.

    Maca is used for “tired blood” (anemia); chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); and enhancing energy, stamina, athletic performance, memory, and fertility. Women use maca for female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, and symptoms of menopause. Maca is also used for weak bones (osteoporosis), depression, stomach cancer, leukemia, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, erectile dysfunction (ED), to arouse sexual desire, and to boost the immune system.

    In foods, maca is eaten baked or roasted, prepared as a soup, and used for making a fermented drink called maca chicha.

    Maca root contains many chemicals, including fatty acids and amino acids.

  • Botanical Name: Lepidum mayenil

    • Enhancing sexual desire

    • Anemia

    • Improving energy and athletic performance

    • Improving memory

    • Sexual probems

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