Maca Root Gelatinized Powder - Organic
- Organic non-GMO Gelatinized Maca Root Powder Blend (consisting primarly of black maca, red maca, yellow maca, white maca) possesses adaptogenic properties that may support your body's your ability to deal with stress.
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This powerhouse root naturally contains calcium, fatty acids and vitamins B1, B2, B12 and phosphorus. It also contains a variety of minerals and alkaloids. All these put together give the body its required share of nutrients. Maca can be used in everyday cooking, like a regular spice, to obtain maximum benefits.
Athletes have traditionally found Maca to be a natural endurance builder, due to its sterol and saponin content. Recent studies have identified four alkaloids present in Maca known to possibly nourish the endocrine system, benefiting both women and men.
Peruvian folklore suggests that maca, also traditionally known as 'peruvian ginseng' is helpful for supporting men’s health; and clinical animal studies have supported this. The evidence suggests that maca's contribution to performance comes about by gently and gradually supporting circulation. Studies show that oral supplementation with maca may repair the biochemical cascade of events that causes decreased blood flow, especially in the male reproductive system. The result is measurable improvement over time, without the health risks associated with prescription drugs.
Maca root is a great way of supporting women's health. Maca may provide some relief from the common symptoms of a woman's monthly cycle. A recent study using human cartilage found that maca may possibly almost triple cartilage's anabolic activity. When combined with the action of another Peruvian herb, cat's claw, the anabolic stimulation in the cartilage almost quadruples.
Approximate Naturally Occurring Maca Color Diversification:
60% - White & Yellow
20% - Red
15% - Black
5% - In between or multiple colors
Some possible traditional uses of Organic Gelatinized Maca Root Powder Blend may include:
- A combination of benefits from yellow, black & red maca
- May support good mental health and mental focus
- Possibly increases physical stamina, energy & strength
- May support healthy blood sugar levels
- May aid adrenal health
- Supports men's overall health
- May help balance healthy hormone levels & well being
- May help feed & nourish the endocrine system
- May support a healthy liver
- May help support stamina levels in men and women
- Possibly possesses adaptogenic actions
- May support osteo health
- Contains high levels of alkaloids, steroids, saponins, glucosinolates, cardiotonic glycosides and tannins
Constituents of Maca include:
- Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Boron
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B-6, Beta carotene, Vitamin D3
- Amino Acids: Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine,. Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
- Sterols: Brassicasterol, Ergosterol, Campesterol, Ergostadienol, Sitosterol
- Fatty Acids: Unsaturated, C12-0- Dodecanoic (lauric), C13-1-7- Tridecenoic
- Secondary Metabolites: Macaridine, Macaene, Macamides
- Benzylated Alkamides: Phenyl Acetonitrile and Macamides
- Essential oils:Phenyl acetonitrile, Benzaldehyde, Methoxyphenylacetonitrile
- Other Phytochemicals: Glucosinates , Sapponins and tannins
Suggested Use: Mix 1 - 2 teaspoons with juice, yogurt or in your favorite smoothie.
Tincture - This method can take 15 to 30 days. You will need 3 items (mason jar with cover, the herb/herbs of your choice, liquid for extracting). The extracting liquid can be alcohol, alcohol/ water combo, vinegar or vegetable glycerin. Take the product and fill the jar ¾ full, add the liquid of your choice and close the jar. Then shake the jar so everything is well mixed. Give the jar a good 5 minute shake, several times a day. After 15 to 30 days strain and bottle in glass tincture jars.
Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our whey protein concentrate and organic sun dried goji berries in a smoothie.
Botanical Name: Lepidium meyenii and Lepidium peruvianum.
Other Names: Peruvian Ginseng, Maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, ayak willku, red maca.
Parts Used: Whole Raw Maca Root (multiple colors mixed in natural proportions).
Ingredients: Organic Gelatinized Maca Root.
Origin: Grown and dried in Peru. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
• Our Organic Gelatinized Maca Root Powder Blend is packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
• Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency.
• Keep this product in a cool, dark, dry place.
This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Go here to learn why our products may naturally vary.
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Nice blendI ordered my first items from Z recently, which included this product. I was looking for a gelatinized black maca, but each color has it's own benefits. This was the only one I found with a blend of the three. The shipping was fast and the product is fresh.
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