Maca Root (peruvian ginseng)


The mighty Lepidium meyenii, a.k.a Maca or Peruvian Ginseng, has been used for thousands of years as a healing source of support for endurance, fertility and nourishment.

This little root, which belongs to the radish family, is:

  • Rich in vitamins B, C & E. Also abundant in Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous and amino acids.
  • Widely used to promote healthy sexual function of both men and women. Valued as both a libido and fertility booster.
  • Great for improving mood, as well as helping to provide relief from menstrual and menopausal symptoms like cramps, hot flashes and depression.
  • Helpful for balancing mood. If you’re frequently anxious, stressed, depressed or just prone to swings in mood, there is anecdotal evidence that Maca may help.
  • Beneficial for skin issues, most notably acne and blemishes.
  • A great source of Iron, which is critical to restore red blood cells and helps bone, teeth and skin heal from wounds faster.

Found in:  Dandelion + Maca & Vanilla Bean Morning Brew

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