Maca Powder Benefits
Maca (also know as Peruvian ginseng or by its latin name Lepidium Peruvianum Chacon) is a very special root vegetable grown high up in the Mountains in Peru.
Indigenous Peruvians have been cultivating this product for well over 2,000 years and understood the health properties of raw maca root powder long before the Western world discovered it.
Why is Maca Root Powder so special?
Because Maca Root Powder is an adaptogen it is able to identify ‘hotspots’ of stress or weakness in the body and focus its healing properties on assisting these areas.
This is a nutrient packed food that contains an array of minerals, essential amino acids, vitamins and enzymes.
Maca Root Powder also contains over 55 different active phytochemicals including hormonal precursors and sterols. These phytochemicals are part of the reason why people taking raw Maca Root Powder benefit by increased energy levels and even feel happier.
Maca Root Powder Benefits
Maca Root Powder is able to contribute to overall well-being and provide the body with over 20 different fatty acids, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B12 and B1 & B2, vitamin C as well as many other vitamins and minerals.
Maca Powder benefits the nervous system, digestive system, reproductive system and help to reduce adrenal stress to bring our bodies back in to balance.
Its been well publicized that Maca Root Powder can benefit libido and fertility as well as stamina!
Its also used by bodybuilders who want a natural alternative to anabolic steroids due to the high levels of naturally occurring plant sterols.
Maca Powder Benefits: Summary
These are some of the benefits of taking a high quality raw Maca Powder
- Contributes to overall well-being
- Increase energy levels and stamina
- Improves physical endurance
- Improve sexual function (both men and women)
- Enhance fertility levels
- Regulate hormones
- Reduce adrenal stress
- Enhance memory and improve learning ability
- Acts as an anticarcinogenic and antioxidant
- May help to reduce the affects of aging and makes skin glow!
These are just a few Maca Powder benefits, remember when you put this powder in to your body it works in tandem with the body’s natural rhythms to help rebuild weak immune systems, re-mineralize poorly nourished bodies, and increase energy and endurance.
Raw Maca Root Powder really is one of our planets top SuperFoods!
Peruvian Research Shows That Maca Root Powder can Improve Memory, Increase Oxygen in The Blood, Improve the Function of Neurotransmitters and Increase Libido.
How much to take
Maca Root Powder is a food and is safe to use on a regular, long-term basis. We suggest taking a minimum of 1 tablespoon of dried root powder per day to get best results – you can increase the amount if you want to.
You can add Maca Root Powder to smoothies, meals or even fruit juices.
Maca Root Powder is non-toxic, non-addictive and has no documented side-effects. However you should consult a Doctor before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.
Where to buy
Live Superfoods are a leading SuperFood and WholeFoods Retailer who only sell the highest quality USDA Organic products.
By using a low temperature to dry the roots they ensure their Maca Root Powder contains the maximum amount of nutrients.