MACA – The miracle root.
What is it?
Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru and has been cultivated as a medicinal crop in Central and South America for at least 3000 years. Maca is a relative of the radish and has an odor similar to butterscotch. The root is most often used to make medicine.
Why is it a superfood?
It’s an incredible source of clean energy for the body. It’s been used for centuries to enhance stamina, athletic performance, and memory.
What are the other health benefits?
Maca is not only a great source of energy and stamina, it also has been used medicinally for many other treatments and as a preventative medicinal herb. People take maca for “tired blood” (anemia); chronic fatigue syndrome(CFS); female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, symptoms of menopause, improving fertility, and sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants, weak bones (osteoporosis), depression, stomach cancer, leukemia, HIV/AIDS,tuberculosis, erectile dysfunction (ED), to arouse sexual desire, and to boost the immune system.