Maca Root, also known as Lepidium meyenii, is a plant native to the high Andes of Peru, and has been called the "Peruvian ginseng". The root belongs to the family brassica (mustard) and the Lepidum genus. It is closely related to rapeseed, mustard, turnip and cabbage, and resembles a radish in appear and color. Dried Maca root contains 13-16% protein, 8% fiber and 19 essential amino acids and vitamins. It is among one of the few foods considered to be a "adaptogen", a type of food that supports an improved overall life force energy. It has been used by the indigenous people of Peru for centuries as it has shown to contain nutritional and aphrodisiac qualities. It has been traditionally used for its energy and stamina benefits, there are more recent usage such as supporting libido in men & women.
As a dietary supplement, take 1000 mg (scant ~1/2 tsp) mixed with 8 - 16 ounces of water or suitable beverage. Taken 1 - 3 times daily, preferably with meals or as directed by your qualified health professional.
This product contains no Soy, Dairy, Dairy byproducts, Eggs, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Gluten, Tree Nuts, or Sesame Seeds.
This is a NON-GMO ingredient manufactured using organic starting ingredients.
Store in a cool, dry place. Re-seal zipper immediately after use to preserve freshness.
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Keep out of the reach of children. Do not take this or any other supplement if under the age of 18, pregnant or nursing a baby, or if you have any known or suspected medical conditions and/or taking prescription drug(s) or OTC medication(s). Always consult with a qualified health physician before taking any new dietary supplement.