Maca Root Powder (Organic High Mountains Herb)

Maca Root Powder (Organic High Mountains Herb)

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Origin: Peru

This powerful herb is an adaptogen and a member of the cruciferous family. It is comprised of approximately 18% protein, 76.5% carbohydrates, 5% fat, and 8.5% fiber (indigestible carbohydrates). Maca provides a powerful source of nutrition, including:

  • Over 20 amino acids, including 8 essential amino acids
  • 20 free-form fatty acids (such as lauric, linolenic, palmitic acid, oleic , and steric acid)
  • Vitamins B-1, B-2, C and E
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Sulphur
  • Sodium
  • Iron

Maca Root has been used for thousands of years for a number of health benefits. Historically it has been considered a very potent aphrodisiac and a traditional fertility secret of populations living in the Andes of Peru. This herb is also used as the main ingredient in Zen's Tea House Libido Blend.

Black Maca Root:

Zen's Tea House uses only Organic, GMO Free, Gluten Free, Raw Black Maca Root. Black Maca Root has been the most well received by customers and is of the highest quality. For any questions regarding Black Maca Root or if you are interested in order a different type of Maca Root please email info@zenstea.com

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HOW TO USE MACA

The most effective way to take Maca powder is to mix it into water or a simple fruit juice and take it on an empty stomach 10-15 minutes before you eat breakfast. Taking Maca on an empty stomach allows it to absorb a bit faster and more thoroughly. For most people it's also fine to mix Maca powder in smoothies and other drinks as well as in some kinds of food.

MACA NUTRITION FACTS

Maca is one of the world’s most nutritionally dense foods. It contains nearly all essential amino acids and free fatty acids, significant levels of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, and C, and minerals iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium, a high concentration of bio-available protein and several glucosinolates. This alone makes Maca a nutritional powerhouse. But Maca powder also contains unique acids called macaenes and macamides, which are thought to play a key role in balancing hormones in both men and women. Finally Maca is also considered to be an “adaptogen,” or one of the rare species of plants that raise the overall life force energy of those who consume it.