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Organic Raw Maca Powder 4oz
Maca is an Andean superfood esteemed by the Inca as a source of vitality, fertility, energy, and power. This powerful root only grows at extremely high elevations in the Peruvian Andes. Maca is a potent whole food source of vitamins, minerals and amino acids and a highly popular superfood worldwide.n.
Maca is a high energy, immune boosting adaptogenic root that naturally increases mood, vitality, and stamina. This superfood adaptogen provides sustained energy without caffeine while responding to the bodies needs on an individual basis.
The Inca revered this high energy food for its ability to enhance physical strength and endurance, likely due to its ability to aid the body in absorbing higher quantities of oxygen into the bloodstream. Inca warriors would feast on it for days before long hunts or battles and the women of the tribe would sometimes go into hiding when the maca fueled Inca warriors returned from their journey because they knew the libido of the returning men would be in full affect.
Maca helps the body to balance and regulate hormones by stimulating and supporting the pituitary and hypothalamus glands, often called the bodies “master glands”. By promoting optimal function of these glands, this adaptogenic superfood helps maintain vital function of the thyroid, adrenal, testicular, ovary, and pancreas glands.
The extreme conditions in which maca thrives reflects in its ability to aid the body in acquiring more oxygen in the blood, thus increasing stamina and strength without any of the jittery side effects of stimulants like coffee.
This adaptogenic root is loaded with minerals such as Iodine, Calcium, Sulfur, Phosphorous, Selenium, Manganese, Potassium, Zinc, Bismuth, as well as vitamins B1, B2, C, E, immune enhancing sterols, and amino acids. The amazing vitamin and mineral content of this food make it a healthy addition to one’s daily diet.
Our Organic Raw Premium Maca is the raw, air-dried fine powder of a cruciferous Lepidium meyenii root that grows only at high elevations of 3500 meters above sea level in the Andes of South America. Our maca rootis cultivated on small family owned farms in the plateaus of the Peruvian Andes mountains where pristine air and immaculate spring water feeds this root that thrives where few other plants can survive. The personal relationships that have developed between ourselves and the small farms that produce these superfoods allows us to guarantee that only the highest quality and integrity product is supplied by Alpha Naturals. This product is harvested by hand in small sustainable family farms high in the Andes of Peru and air-dried before it is milled into a fine powder at temperatures below 46°C. Our intimate relationship with the family farmers of our Maca gives Alpha Naturals access to the highest purity and integrity product in the world and unrivaled quality control.
Our Organic Raw Premium Maca is independently lab tested before it is approved by Alpha Naturals for wholesale export to ensure only the highest quality, purest superfoods reach our customers.