Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

Maca

Part Used

Root

Country of Origin

Peru

What is Maca for?

Maca has been used for health purposes for hundreds of years. It grows in the Andes mountains of Peru where it has been used for generations as a stimulant and a fertility booster. It is sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng and contains significant amounts of amino acids, carbohydrates, and minerals including calcium, phosphorous, zinc, magnesium, iron, as well as vitamins B1, B2, B12, C and E.

Traditional Health Benefits of Maca

  • Increases libido

  • Boosts male fertility

  • Balances hormones

  • Boosts energy

  • Improves mood

  • Relives fatigue

  • Fights free radicals

  • Improves mental clarity

Allergens

  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic

Disclaimer

This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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