Maca

Is an Andean crop that grows above 3500 masl, in the Central Sierra of Peru, mainly in Junín and Cerro de Paseo departments.

lts origin dates back to Inca times, probably 1300 to 2000 years ago.

Native Peruvians traditionally used maca root, since pre-Inca times for both medicinal and nutritional purposes.

Alpaca Animal Mammal Camelid  - fietzfotos / Pixabay

Type of Maca

The wide range of maca is composed of carotenes and niacin, which are antioxidant elements. Now let’s look at the functions of each variety. 

Red maca: used to treat osteoporosis by contributing to bone regeneration. It can also be used to reduce inflammation of the prostate, recommended for men over 40 years of age. 

Black maca: improves physical endurance and attention span and concentration by stimulating learning. It also boosts female reproductive health and regulates menstrual cycles.

Yellow maca: diminishes the symptoms of bloating, reduces fatigue, and delays cellular aging.

 

Improve fertility

Maca has traditionally been employed to improve sexuality and fertility. Oral administration of Maca significantly improved the sexual behaviour of male rats and mice. More recently, it has been demonstrated that Maca improves spermatogenesis in male rats.Dry maca hypocotyls have the following composition: 59% carbohydrates, 10.2% proteins, 8.5% fibre and 2.2% lipids among a few other compounds (Dini et al. 1994).Maca has a large amount of essential amino acids, vitamins and high levels of iron and calcium.

Alpaca Farm Yard Animal Cattle  - birgl / Pixabay
Alpaca Animal Head Mammal  - manfredrichter / Pixabay

Technical Specifications

Scientific Name :  Lepidium Meyenii
Composition: 100% Maca root.
Part used: Roots of sun-dried Maca.
Source: Junín
Shelf life: 24 months in original packaging.

PROPERTIES OF GELATINIZED MACA POWDER :

  • Increases the body’s immune level
  • Invigorating, restorative and rejuvenating
  • Restores the capacity and balance the body and mind
  • Reduce stress
  • Increases fertility in both sexes
  • Help in the stage of growth and development of children
  • Relieves PMS and regulates the menstrual cycle
  • Relevant supplement in sports.
Alpaca Animal Head Mammal  - manfredrichter / Pixabay

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