The Organic Maca Root Powder that we provide meets all the
nutraceutical benefits of Maca Root along with the advantages of
a product of the highest quality and purity.
Lepidiummeyenii (Walp.), known as Maca, is a cruciferous plant that grows above 4,000 meters altitude in Peru´s Central Andes.
Since ancient times, the root of Macahas been traditionally used by indigenous Andean populations for both nutritional and medicinal purposes. It is an energizing plant that has been used for centuries in the Andes to enhance fertility in humans and animals.
Maca, the potent and ancient Peruvian superfood, has a high nutritional value. The tuber or root is consumed fresh or dried. It is rich in sugars, protein, starches, and essential nutrients. The dried Maca root contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, and lipids. The Maca protein profile includes significant amounts of arginine, serine, histidine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, glycine, valine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, and threonine. Also, Maca presents calcium, potassium, phosphorus, cinc, and iron, important amounts of fatty acids, including linolenic, palmitic, oleic acids, and, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B12, vitamin C, and vitamin E. In addition, Maca contains phytochemicals as sterols, saponins, tannins, among other.
Now, this recognized ancient Peruvian superfood which was used by indigenous Andean societies for thousands of years, is offered by The Green Labs LLC as a potent Organic Maca Root Powder with all its nutraceuticals properties and organic certification.