Gelatinized/Raw Organic Maca Powder FAQ
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1. What can maca root do for you?
Maca root has a wide range of benefits all aimed at enhancing the endocrine system’s ability to act in the most efficient manner it is capable of so as to avoid breakdowns that wreak havoc on the body. Hormonal regulation is responsible for many positive attributes that allow our systems to enjoy a variety of sensations including energy, libido, sexual arousal, fertility, athletic performance, and so much more. Maca is an adaptogen, which means that it raises the body’s response to defend itself against disease both physically and emotionally. It functions to support an area that might be deficient such as exhausted adrenal or pituitary glands that are so integral to proper endocrine function. Many people derive a variety of benefits from taking Maca Power honoring the individual’s specific needs or deficiencies.
2. What is the scientific name for Maca?
Lepidium Meyenii Maca root was originally identified in the 1800’s by a German botanist Gerhard Walpers who named it “Lepidium Meyenii, Walpers” (after himself) – still the ONLY name officially recognized by the Peruvian government today.
3. Are there any other names that maca root is known?
Maca is also known as Peruvian Ginseng. Its Spanish and Quechua names include maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, and ayak willku.
4. How much maca root should i take?
There are two types of Maca Root, the Raw Maca Root and the Gelatinized Maca Root. If you're new to Maca Root, start with 1/2 tsp of raw maca. Some people can face problems digesting the raw maca root, so in such scenarios try the gelatinized maca as it is much easier to digest.
5. How do i store maca root powder?
Store in a cool, dry place. It is not necessary to store it in the refrigerator, however some people feel it keeps it fresh and the consistency lighter.
6. Is maca root safe?Yes. There are no reports that Maca has any level of toxicity.
7. Do you do wholesale? How do I order in bulk?
You would need to call us or send us an email regarding the quantities required and we will get back to you.
8. Is maca root safe during pregnancy?
You should check with your medical practitioner before consuming maca root.
9. Will maca root make me fat?
No, Maca root wouldn't make you fat.