Wild Peru Maca Black (800 mg x 90 Vegetable Capsules)
Medicinal Ingredients (per dose unit)
Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp. (1843) (Brassicaceae), Hypocotyl) .....800mg
Helps to support emotional aspects of sexual health
Helps to support healthy mood balance during menopause
Duration of Use
Menopausal and Post-Menopausal Women only: For use beyond 6 weeks, consult a health care practitioner
Adults: 2 Capsule(s) 2 time(s) per day
Cautions and Warnings
If you suffer from any psychological disorder and/or condition such as frequent anxiety or depression, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use
If you have high blood pressure, consult a health care practitioner prior to use
If you are taking blood thinners, consult a health care practitioner prior to use
If you are taking antidepressants, consult a health care practitioner prior to use
If you are pregnant of breastfeeding, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Maca- Lepidium meyenii
Maca, also known as Peruvian Ginseng, grows in the highest altitude (7,000-11,000 feet) in the mountains of Peru. has been used by native Indians in Peru as a vital ingredient for health for thousands of years. Records indicate that Inkan warriors always consumed Maca before going into a battle. In 1549 A.D., Spanish explorers received Maca from the Indians as a gift in return for help in improving methods of animal husbandry.
Currently, Health Canada recommends using Maca to: Provides antioxidant, Helps to support healthy mood balance during menopause, Helps to support emotional aspects of sexual health. Antioxidants are involved in the prevention of cell damage or death by free radicals, which is a common pathway to many diseases or undesirable conditions.
Inka Maca products are also gelatinized. The process of gelatinization increases bio-availability of the active ingredients in Maca. This process breaks bonding between the starch molecules and various compounds such as amino acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids, making the absorption easier and more efficient.