Maca is a vegetable from a cruciferae family. The Maca root grows on the high slopes of the Peruvian Andes. Incans first used it 3000 years ago for its energy and endurance enhancing qualities. Still used by the people of Peru today, modern nutritional research has confirmed its powerful properties and has made its use a global phenomenon.
Peruvian Maca contains over 50 beneficial phyto-chemicals, it is also a source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and all the essential amino acids. It is often held as an adaptogen – adaptogens increase immunity by improving the overall ability of the entire body to take on challenging and stressful situations.
Maca is eaten to balance the daily diet with its wide variety of minerals, amino-acids, vitamins, phenols and other components. It is thus one of the greatest natural food supplements in the world, in the current climate of an accelerated life-style and carelessness with respect to balanced nutrition.
Certified Organic by the Soil Association, meaning no harmful chemicals, pesticides or processing aids were used at any stage of farming or production.
And, for that extra bit of ethical care, this product is packed by hand in the UK in a factory running off solar powered energy.