Need more energy? Try Maca Powder, the Peruvian Superfood
Botanical Name: Lepidium mevenii
Common Names: Peruvian Ginseng
Used for medicinal purposes for over 5,000 years, Maca is a vegetable root that grows in the Central Andean Region of Peru. Maca root is loaded with Vitamins (such as B1, B2, C), minerals (such as iron, zinc, sodium, calcium) and plenty of amino acids.
Maca has benefits for men and women of all ages. Maca regulates the endocrine system, balancing hormone levels. Maca can help alleviate stress, improve energy levels, boost immunity and promote a general sense of well-being. Maca is sometimes referred to as Peru's natural viagra. For men, small scale studies have shown that Maca can heighten libido and improve semen quality. For women, Maca can help relieve the symptoms associated with menopause.
Instructions for use
Mix 1/2 teaspoon of Maca powder and 1 spoonful of honey into a paste. Add hot water, stir and enjoy! Maca powder can also be added to juice or smoothies and it adds a creamy texture to your favourite herb tea or soup.
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