Maca (lepidium meyenni) has been grown high up in the Andes mountains of Peru for thousands of years. The Incan people refer to it as "food of the brain" and consider it their most sacred plant. The nutritional content in Maca is astounding and even up to the present day, scientists are discovering micro nutrients and "magical elements", previously beyond our perception, contained within this amazing plant.
Maca is considered to be an adaptogen, meaning that it has substances that can raise the physical body's state of resistance to diseases through physiological and emotional health improvements. We at NN strongly believe that adaptogens have the potential to improve many people's lives!
Maca can provide you with sustained energy without the jittery crash of coffee. For this reason, it is best to consume Maca in the morning. Maintaining energy levels will usually improve mood and so as a result people suffering with anxiety or depression may find Maca helpful in this regard.
One of the many benefits of Maca is that it boosts libido and is used as an aphrodisiac! Maca improves energy and blood circulation resulting in a "healthier performance". It supports men's reproductive health, improves sperm function and promotes a healthy prostate.
The strong nutrient content and hormone balancing effect in Maca initiates healthy, youthful looking skin. Many skin care companies are now starting to use Maca Root in their products. Maca doesn't contain hormones, but stimulates the body to produce and regulate hormones achieving a healthy hormonal balance.
Here are just some of the nutrients that make up Maca :
Tens of trace minerals including magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, potassium, sodium.
Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C and D.
19 Amino acids
20 fatty acids
Several glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are sulfur containing compounds found in cruciferous vegetables. They are antioxidants and help with inflammation.
Unique compounds Macaenes and Macamides.
So if you're looking for increased energy, improved sexual performance, improved fertility, younger looking skin, balanced hormones and many other health benefits, please give our Organic Maca Root powder a try. Having used it myself for several years now, I know you won't be disappointed!