The sun dried roots(yellow, black and red) are first boiled and then pressurized in order to remove all starch content. The boiling process does alter some nutrients, but does make the powder easier to digest (due to the lack of starch). The powder is then mixed into drinks or other foods for consumption.
Gelatinized maca powder also contains an impressive collection of bio-active compounds , many of whom, if not all , are responsible for its numerous benefits including glucosinolates , alkaloids, sterols, has a high nutritional value because it contains proteins ( 10-14% ) polypeptides comprise 11 % of the root dry Maca, also containing 10% calcium, are also present in a significant amount the magnesium and potassium , other minerals containing Maca are iron, silica, Iodine, Manganese, Zinc Sodium , Copper.
The vitamins found in maca are thiamine , riboflavin and ascorbic acid. Carbohydrates come from Maca cellulose and lignin are polyholosides.
Benefits of gelatinized maca powder:
• Easy digestion
• Invigorating, restorative and rejuvenating
• Restores the capacity and balance the body and mind
• Reduce stress
• More concentrated nutrients, called extract 3:1
Composition: 100% Organic Gelatinized Maca powder
Scientific name: Lepidium Meyenii, Walp
Part used: sun-dried roots black, red and yellow Maca.
Origin: Junín Peru
- USDA NOP, EU, JAS and KOSHER organic
- DIGESA Peruvian health ministry
Use: Adults: Take 1-2 teaspoons and add to milk or in water.
Contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Warning: The effects of this product is backed by empirical experience of ancient traditional medicines, with excellent results and the absence of harmful side effects if given within the correct dose. The information listed identified here is by no means an ordinance or a prescription, the use of these natural products does not replace a medical consultation