Red Maca - 60 capsules

Red Maca - 60 capsules

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Lepidium meyenii, also known as Maca or Peruvian ginseng, is an edible herby plant native to the Andes mountains of Peru. According to legend, the Spaniards noticed that the reproductive rate of the domestic animals and the local population had an increased reproductive rate in the Andean highlands when compared to Spain. Their chronicles contain frequent references to this phenomenon. It is said that the Peruvian natives recommended feeding maca to the animals and that the Spaniards noticed the positive effect of this food.

The Maca root is used as a traditional medicine with reported benefits of supporting emotional aspects of sexual health, supporting healthy mood balance during menopause and acting as a source of antioxidants. Maca is cultivated as three main variants separated according to the colour of their roots, namely yellow, purple (red) and black. The colours of these roots are mainly determined by the intensity of anthocyanin, a plant pigment with antioxidant properties. Red Maca is a less common form of maca and is considered to have a higher anti-oxidant content than the yellow maca.


Take one (1) to six (6) capsules daily with water on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after a meal, or as directed by your health care provider. Dose can be divided during the day, preferably in the mornings and mid-day.

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