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Maca Powder - Organic

SKU 3778

(Lepidium meyenii)

Suggested Use

1 teaspoon in drinks, smoothies or food.

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Raw Maca has the naturally occurring enzymes still intact, and is the closest to its original form of use.

Maca is widely known for its energy enhancing properties. It is a good source of iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium and trace minerals, including zinc, iodine, copper, selenium, bismuth, manganese and silica, as well as vitamins B1, B2, C and E

It contains a variety of phytosterols, including sitosterol, campestrol, ergosterol, brassicasterol and ergostadienol. Maca has conventionally been used to support memory function and improve mood and gently helps to balance hormones. Upgrade your smoothy, energy bars, drinks, dark chocolate, baked goods and protein powders.

Maca thrives at 10,000 feet above sea level in the barren farmlands of the central Andes. It was traditionally cooked as a root vegetable or made into flour, delivering strength and energy to the Incan army. Maca was even used as a currency or in the exchange of gifts. It was not until 1843 that it was studied by scientists and given its botanical name, Lepidium meyenii.

The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by Health Canada. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary. Seek the advice of a competent health care professional for your specific health concerns. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant please consult your primary health care provider before use.

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