Maca Root is a caffeine-free supplement made with ethically harvested Maca root high in the Peruvian Andes. The herbaceous plant is slowly sun-dried and packed with an optimal number of bioactive compounds. There are many benefits to using this supplement, some of which include improved performance and optimal energy levels.
Maca (Lepidium meyenii), also known as Peruvian ginseng, is a biennial plant native to the South American region – particularly the Andes in Peru. It has many uses in traditional medicine and is often used as a baking powder and a dietary supplement. Maca is a resilient plant; it can withstand frost, strong winds and sunlight, as it grows in high altitudes and harsh weather conditions. It is believed that maca has been used by the Inca warriors in Peru.
This adaptogenic herb may support the stress response system and improve energy levels. It is often used as a natural way to balance women’s hormones and improve the reproductive system and it may be beneficial in improving fertility in both men and women.
Maca is mainly used for cooking and as a dietary supplement for various ailments. Some of the health issues maca may help with include:
Infertility – there’s evidence that maca root may increase semen count and quality in men, as well as help balance hormones in women.
Low libido – a small study conducted in 2009 found that maca root may improve sexual well-being and increase libido in both men and women.
Anxiety and depression – Maca may improve mood, reduce anxiety and help promote an overall sense of well-being.
Low energy levels – Peruvian ginseng is often used by athletes to help increase energy levels and boost performance.
Menopause – It may also reduce symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. One study concluded that women who took maca supplements experienced an improvement in their overall well-being and reduced menopause symptoms.
Maca Root usage and ingredients
Adults take 1 capsule 2 times daily between meals.
Please consult with your doctor if you have a medical condition or take medication. Not suitable for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
- Organic gelatinized Maca (Lepidium meyenii) root
- Vegan capsule (pullulan)