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Maca Power - Natures
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Maca Power - Certified Organic
Maca is a root that looks similar to a raddish, sometimes
being called Peruvian Gingsing, and only grows in the Andes. This root grows many thousands of feet above sea
level, and has been consumed by native growers for many thousands of years. Maca is mostly sold in a powdered
form, and is perfect as a nutritional adjunct to an often nutrient deprived
Maca root powder is especially
high in the elements magnesium, zinc, iron and calcium. Maca root has been known historically to increase an individuals sexual potency, and it
achieves this by balancing a woman's hormonal profile whilst mopping up excess estrogen.
Maca assists in regulating the menstrual cycle and reducing pre menstrual discomfort. For men,
maca has been shown to increase ones stamina and
libido, and has been used in sexual health clinics to assist with
Maca root stimulates the body's endocrine system via the hypothalamus and pituitary gland, thus positively
balancing the entire hormonal equilibrium of the body. This not only harmonizes our internal environment, but
also assists in fighting pathogenic stressors by boosing the immune
How Should I take it?
Maca powder can be taken via a number of ways, including raw, cooked within dishes and even
sprinked over your morning breakfast cerial! Maca is more of a wholistic supplement, and therefore can be
consumed more liberally. Initially, half to one complete teaspoon twice daily is suitable for most - but as maca
root stabilizes hormone levels in both men and women, just be mindful to cut back the dosage as symptoms
How will it help
- Hypothalamus - Maca root works by stimulating the hypothalamus pituitary axis, thus enabling the
brain and pituitary gland to work more effectively. The pituitary gland then responds by manufacturing the
appropriate hormones to be released within the system upon demand.
- Adrenal Glands - The adrenal
glands manufacture hormones within the body such as blood pressure, heart rate, the speed at which metabolism
takes place within the body, among other functions. The hormone ACTH is produced within the pituitary gland,
stimulating the adrenal cortex to release a more balanced supply of glucocorticoids.
- Hormonal Balance - Maca root has
been used medicinally for many thousands of years to bring into harmony the hormones within the body - both for
men and women.
Maca root is a
supplement that is affordable for the every day person, and aside from being a nutrient dense food, it also has
many medicinal qualities. Maca root is quickly becoming a first use
product before medications are prescribed for hormonal imbalances - a powerful testimony for any