Also known as Peruvian Ginseng, Maca is grown in the high plateaus of the Andes
MACA (Lepidium meyenii) is a popular plant that grows in the high Andes of Peru and Bolivia; it was cultivated by the Inca, who called it "the mother of all grains." The plant resembles radishes and has delicate white flowers. MACA is one of the most nutritious plants on earth, offering many essential vitamins and minerals.
About Organika company:
Organika (formerly known as Organica Nutritional Corporation) is a Canadian company committed to providing high-quality nutritional products and supplements to the community. The brand name Organika was chosen to signify the ecological consciousness of the company, which promotes being both natural and organic. Organika was founded in 1995 by a group of health-conscious individuals who had the vision of producing quality products using only the highest quality natural ingredients. Since its inception, the company has grown substantially and is now one of Canada's premier manufacturers and distributors of organic nutraceutical products. All Organic products are certified organic, making this unique nutraceutical line one of the most respected companies in the industry.
Benefits of Certified Organic Gelatinized Powder :
Organika's Certified Organic Maca is grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or irradiation techniques used in all other brands on the market today.
Gelatinization is a process that involves stirring Maca powder with an alkaline solution. The process of gelatinization deprives the starch of the gelatinized Maca powder from inhibiting the assimilation of nutrients. As a result, even those with compromised digestion can easily absorb the nutrients from this fine powder.
- The best sources of calcium, iron, vitamins B6 and C
MACA contains many vital minerals and vitamins, including calcium, iron, zinc and essential B vitamins. It also contains vitamins A, B1, B2 and B3.
- Balances mood and emotional state during menopause
MACA can help ease the hot flashes, mood swings and depression often associated with this eventful stage of life. It also helps regulate the menstrual cycle and balance hormones.
Everything you need to know about MACA (Peruvian Ginseng)
Ginseng is one of the most popular herbal supplements worldwide, famed for its widely varied benefits on both internal and external health. And its roots can be traced back to Peru, where it has been cultivated for centuries. Here are five things you may not know about Peruvian Ginseng:
- Peruvian ginseng is primarily wildcrafted.
Peru is one of the largest ginseng producers globally, with about half of global wildcrafted ginseng coming from within its borders. Most of the rest comes from China and Vietnam.
- Ginseng decreases uric acid levels in the body and can prevent gout pain and inflammation of joints.
Peruvian ginseng contains a chemical called sophora ginseng, which has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. There is evidence that this reduces uric acid levels in the body, which may help prevent gout pain and inflammation of joints.
- Good for the mind and body.
Peruvian ginseng is a powerful adaptogen, a class of herbs that help regulate the body's responses to stress. Adaptogens effectively treat several disorders, including anxiety, depression, fatigue and even altitude sickness. This effect is due to Ginsenosides in ginseng, which may also help prevent cancer and protect against age-related cognitive decline.
- Promoting exercise and weight loss at the same time.
This is good news for those trying to shed a few pounds: Peruvian ginseng may help you exercise more efficiently and lose weight. It's also been shown to help improve sleep quality and cognitive function.
- MACA - Certified Organic Gelatinized Powder is the best.
Not all ginseng is equal, and not all ginseng is worth eating. MACA is a high-quality ginseng extract - the only one of its kind. It is the only type of ginseng extract that has been tested and certified organic by a USDA-accredited laboratory. As a result, it is the superior ginseng with truly proven efficacy tests.
In addition to being 100% organic, MACA powder is made to preserve its essential health benefits. It's extracted three times at a temperature between 105-110 degrees Fahrenheit, in a process that stops it from going rancid.
Serving Size: 1 tbsp (5 g)
Servings per Container: 400
Amount / %DV*
Calories / Calories 20
Fat / Lipides 0 g 0 %
Saturated 0 g 0 %
+ Trans / trans 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg 0 %
Carbohydrate / Glucides 4 g 1 %
Fibre / Fibres 1 g 4 %
Sugars / Sucres 2 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 2 %
Iron 2 %
*Percent Daily based on a 2000 calories diet
Ingredients: Organic Gelatinized Maca Powder
Adults take 2 grams (1/2 tsp) of Organika's Certified Organic Gelatinized Maca powder with water or juice twice per day as a dietary supplement. It can be added to hot or cold beverages, desserts and cooking recipes.
Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. If pregnant or nursing, or have any medical condition, consult a health care practitioner before using this product. Do not use if you are taking prescription drugs.