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Maca Root

Updated: Jun 2, 2023



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FAQ

Q: What is Maca?

A: Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp., Brassicaceae) is an annual and biannual herb plant, and is originated from the Andes of Peru with an attitude of 3500 m and higher. Due to the rich nutrients, Maca is widely used to improve health. In Peru, Maca is called “ginger” and has been taken 5800 years ago.


Q: What are the benefits of Maca?

A: Maca is known to be a superfood with multiple health benefits such as boosting energy levels, improving mental clarity, promoting hormonal balance, and aiding in digestion.


Q: Where does Maca come from?

A: Maca is originated from the Andes of Peru with an attitude of 3500 m and higher. It has been used by the locals for thousands of years.



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