Organic Black Maca Powder
Black maca powder boasts many beneficial nutrients including vitamins B1, B2, C and E and contains a wealth of minerals including calcium, copper, iron and zinc. With over 20 amino acids includingall 8 essential amino acids, alkaloids, plant sterols and the beneficial plant compounds glucosinolates andpolyphenols, above all it is one of the world‘s top super foods.
Ingredients: 100% black Maca root
Country of Origin: Peru
Botanical Name: Lepidium Peruvianum – Other Names: Peruvian Ginseng
Maca a well know and popular adaptogens; because it is believed adaptogens can adapt to your bodies physiology to help you deal with external stressors. Black Maca is particularly helpful for balancing male hormones, and is also known for boosting mood and energy levels.
Black maca powder originates from one variety of the maca root which has a deep purple/black pigment in it’s skin. Like yellow and red maca, it is grow widely over the Cordillera of the Andes in Peru, and has been used for about 2,000 years by the native Incans. The skin of the black maca root is dark, but the inside of the root is the same light yellow color as all the colour maca roots, therefore when powdered, all types look similar.
Our organic black maca powder is produced to the highest standards, following the same farming practices that have been used locally in Peru for generations.
This product has been tested for pesticides, artificial fertilisers, heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.
Approved health benefits of maca powder*
Fertility and reproduction
Improvement of skin health
Maintenance of bones
Maintenance of normal hair & nails
Nervous system support
Normal DNA synthesis
Normal muscle function
Process of cell division
Acid-base & carbohydrate metabolism
Formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin
Immune system support
Iron transport in the body
Maintenance of connective tissues
Maintenance of normal blood pressure
Metabolism of vitamin A & fatty acids
Normal cognitive function
Normal hair & skin pigmentation
Oxygen transport in the body
Protection of cells from oxidative stress
Reduction of tiredness and fatigue
* These approved health benefits are based on the detailed nutritional composition of the product we supply. These health benefits may not be applicable to similar products from other suppliers
Suggested use of Black Maca Powder:
Take between 1-8 teaspoons per day, start with a small amount and work up to what feels a good amount for you.
Mix in smoothies, energy balls, in breakfasts such as porridge, granola and smoothie bowls or make a ‘maraschino’ with hot water, not milk, cinnamon and a natural sweetener.
Nutritional info Per 100g
Energy KJ – 1380KJ
Energy Kcal – 327Kcal
Fat – 0.8g of which saturates – 0.2g
Carbohydrate – 60.9g
of which sugars – 38.3g
Protein – 10.0g
Salt – <0.1
Fat of which mono-saturates – <0.1g
Fat of which poly-unsaturates – 0.4g
Dietary Fibre – 18.0g
Thiamin (B1) – 0.21mg
Riboflavin/ Vitamin B2 – 1.95mg
Vitamin B6 – 0.3mg
Calcium – 350.00mg
Iron – 13.00mg
Zinc – 4.10mg
Packed on premises that handles nuts & seeds.
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO