Maca root, also known as Peruvian Ginseng, is native mainly to the mountains of Peru and is cultivated in the Andes at over 4000 meters. For thousands of years maca has been consumed in Peru for its natural health benefits, and has more recently gained popularity in the western world for many of the same reasons.
✔ Nutritionally Rich Combination: Maca root is a powder house of nutrition, with a high protein content, most essential amino acids, B vitamins, Vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, iodine, manganese, zinc, copper and sodium). Our combination of yellow, red, purple and black roots offer a full range of nutrients and phytochemicals.
✔ Increased Energy and Recovery: Due to this dense nutritional profile, maca can help aid recovery from athletic performance and injury. Moreover Maca root can help increase energy levels, stamina and endurance during exercise and athletic performance, and everyday life.
✔ Balance Hormones: Maca is believed to help balance women’s hormones by supporting systems key to regulating feelings such as stress and appetite – adrenal and thyroid hormone production and the endocrine system. Research has shown Maca has the potential to elevate mood and reduce anxiety – particularly in women going through menopause. This may be due to Maca’s rich flavonoid content.
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Recommended dosage: Take 2 x 2 capsules daily with enough liquid after a mealItem number: VV-VITA-98