Maca has an exceptional nutritional profile, is a proven natural aphrodisiac for men and has been shown to increase athletic performance. Best known for its hormone balancing functions, Maca is fantastic for both men and women for its wide-ranging host of health benefits. Its sweet flavour lends a malty-flavour to smoothies and desserts or can be mixed simply with a glass of your favourite milk.
- Maca acts as an adaptogen, regulating hormonal function which has many positive effects.
- Maca is known as a great tool for men to enhance sperm count.
- Clinical trials have shown that maca may positively impact energy and stamina.
- For those that feel depressed or anxious, Maca helps by elevating the mood.
Our Maca is grown at 4200m above sea level in Junin, Peru. We purchase directly from the indigenous farmers who have been growing Maca in that region since before recorded time. The farmer's sundry the Maca and then ground into a fine powder, at no point are any fillers or additives used. It is guaranteed premium quality and comes to you certified organic so you know it is free of pesticides, herbicides and radiation.
The ancient Incans used maca root as far back as two thousand years ago when it was revered not only as a staple crop but as a potent medicinal herb. Folktales about this high nutrient food describe how Incan warriors consumed large quantities of the product before going into battle to increase energy and strength.
In 2015 1,300 tons of Maca was exported around the world. Recent scientific research demonstrates Maca’s ability to impart energy, to balance and assist the hormone system and to act as a natural aphrodisiac (particularly for men). It also contains a huge amount of nutrients, minerals and all essential amino acids.
Rather than providing hormones to the body, Maca acts an adaptogen, meaning it responds to each body differently. If a particular hormone is being produced too much, maca will regulate the body to produce less. And if the body is producing not enough, it bumps up production.
Maca stimulates and nurtures the hypothalamus and pituitary glands (named the master glands) of the body, which in turn regulate the adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, ovarian and testicular glands. Sexual development, tissue function, mood & growth are all dependent on a healthy hormonal balance, and Maca is incredible in its ability to do achieve just that.
Maca has been traditionally used by herbalists to treat PMS problems, menopause, hot flushes, increasing energy & endurance and for the treatment of depression rather than using hormone replacement therapy.
This organic super food delivers a beneficial amount of plant-based protein and around 8% of maca is dietary fiber. A number of important fatty acids and essential amino acids (of which 18 out of 20 are present) are also present. Maca also contains energy-boosting and immune revitalising Vitamins B1, 2, and 3, along with small quantities of C, E, and B6.
Known as a great tool for men to enhance sperm count and improve sexual function, Maca has begun to be known as nature’s alternative to erectile medicine. Several studies have shown Maca to have a positive effect on sexual dysfunction.
Maca has also been used traditionally to help improve male sexual health. As far back as 1653 a writer by the name of Father Cobo noted that he had seen first hand how this incredible superfood could improve sexual health.
Start with one teaspoon and work up to two teaspoons (4 grams) gradually. Add to your favourite smoothie, juice or a glass of water.
100% Certified Organic Peruvian Maca Powder.