Truefood Maca 200g
The popularity of the root has increased quite considerably over the years particularly as a natural energy boosting ingredient often added to smoothies, unlike caffeine which causes an elevated heart beat Maca appears to have a calming effect on the heart while increasing energy levels. It has been used for hundreds of years for its ability to aid fertility and Libido further to boosting stamina and the immune system.
Considered to be one of ‘the lost crops of the Andes’ Maca was used over 3000 years ago by the ancient Peruvians as currency, for medicinal purposes and for food. Inca warriors attributed their strength and stamina to the plant and they would eat large amounts of the root prior to battle. It is said that Maca was discovered when indigenous tribes noticed the positive effect that the root had on their livestock, when eaten.
The high levels of phyto-chemicals in Maca powder can increase fertility in men and women, by assisting with hormonal health making it beneficial for the thyroid gland, immune and reproduction systems. It is used as an aid for those suffering from Menopause, Migraines, Acne and Impotence.
A great source of fatty and amino acids, Maca powder can be used to improve memory and concentration as well as reduce anxiety, depression and stress it is anti-aging and can assist with skin tone and hair growth.
Great for bones and teeth, with ample levels of Calcium Maca powder may also improve osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. It assists the Pancreas with maintaining blood sugar levels and improves blood circulation which can reduce the effects of Anaemia and speed up the healing process of wounds. Another notable benefit of Maca is that it aids in the body’s ability to adapt and avoid damage from environmental factors like stress, this is due to the Adaptogen compound which is found in the plant.
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