Info: Available as Loose Powder or in Veg. Capsules
Maca roots not only have nutritional value (principally as sources of fibre, iron, manganese, and Vitamin C) but can also function as adaptogens to boost energy, improve mood, help regulate hormones, and even improve sex drive. They are offered in several formats including liquids, but these concentrated (6:1) powders may be the most convenient ones; they can either simply be swallowed in capsule form, or added to drinks or used as a baking or cooking ingredient as a powder. This blend of different type of maca prepared in a unique gelatinization process which removes the starches to make it easier to absorb and digest and more concentrated than other types on the market.
Peruvian Harvest and MacaPro are both product lines of the same company, UHTCO, which is based in Peru and does its packaging in Canada.
Both types contain Dried Maca Roots: a blend of 80% black, 15% purple, and 5% yellow maca. Raw, Certified USDA Organic. Gluten-free, Non-GMO. They contain no artificial ingredients, and no irradiation or high heat was used in their production.
Each Capsule (NPN: 80043055) contains:
580 mg Maca [Lepidium meyenii Walp. (1843) (Brassicaceae)] root extract, 6:1, QCE 3.48 g
Non-medicinal ingredients: Hypromellose (veg. capsule)
Powder: Add a teaspoon to boost the flavour and overall nutrition of smoothies or protein shakes. Or add some to cake, muffin or bread recipes, or other desserts or other types of meals.
Capsules: Adults: Take 1 capsule, once a day.
Store either sealed in a cool, dry place, away from heat or light.
Duration of Use: Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 6 weeks. if you are a Menopausal or Post-Menopausal woman.
Store away from children. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; or if you suffer from any psychological disorder and/or condition such as depression or frequent anxiety; or if you have high blood pressure; or if you are taking blood thinners or antidepressants.