Black Maca is the most rare of the maca roots, comprising approximately only 15% of the annual harvest. The colour differentiation of the roots is primarily found in the skin. What this means is that the colour of the actual powders are very similar, but the research has shown that the nutritional profile and benefits of each vary.
All the maca colour variants act as a nutritional powerhouse helping to boost energy, enhance concentration and balance hormones. Black Maca powder offers additional potentised benefits for:
* Athletes, both men & women, looking for extra stamina and strength.
* Anyone looking to improve memory, concentration and focus
* Improved bone strength and density
* Men and women wishing to boost libido
* Men wishing to increase their fertility
The POWER food of Warriors!
Legend has it that Incan warriors used to eat Maca before going into battle – they believed it gave them inincible strength and stamina. And truth be told, it probably did. Like all great superfoods, Maca was traded by the ancients and used as money.
Maca is a root herb that has been grown in the Andes for centuries. It is the highest altitude food-herb grown in the world – typically at altitudes of over 12,000 feet. The soils of these high plateaus are extremely rich in minerals which accounts for Maca’s high levels of energy, Protein and Dietary Fibre.
How to use it
Maca tastes malted, like Horlicks! Try adding it to smoothies. Maca is a great addition to desserts and sweet treats. Maca has an incredible synergistic effect when combined with raw cacao nibs or raw cacao powder
We offer Maca to you as a dried, raw, organic root powder.
You can consume 1-8 teaspoons per day to begin with. The more maca you consume, the more benefit you are likely to get. In toxicity studies conducted in the U.S., maca showed absolutely no toxicity and no adverse pharmacologic effects.