Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a cruciferous plant whose root has among the highest protein content of all those that grow in the Andes. In addition, it is high in amino acid, vitamin and mineral content. Sometimes known as Peruvian «ginseng», it is native to the Peruvian Andes (found between 3800 and 4500 m.a.s.l) and is of great nutritional, energetic and medicinal value.
Black Maca is known as the «maca for men» in recognition of its use in treating fertility problems and boosting cognitive ability. Indeed, it is known for its stimulant properties and is frequently used for conditions of the reproductive system. Recommended for athletes looking to improve their resistance and for students seeking to enhance their concentration abilities.
- Black maca powder
- Black maca spray-dried
- Black maca gelatinized
Powdered maca can be used to make delicious desserts, and added to a wide range of juices and shakes (such as banana and strawberry shakes). Can also be mixed with outmeals or muesli.