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Vendor: GRUPO EPICC
Maca(Lepidium meyenii walp) is a cruciferous vegetable that grows in the Peruvian Andes mainly on the heights of Junín (plateau bombom) between 13,000 and 15,000 feet (4100-4500 m), these extreme growing conditions favor the composition rich in nutrients and phytochemicals that make a super food.
The part used is hipocolito that lies between the root and the stem and is therefore concentrating the best of the plant, its millennial long consumption demonstrates its unparalleled health benefits and general welfare of its consumers.
The maca root powder is an extraordinary food, an unequaled source of amino acids and it contains a complex of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Also contains an impressive collection of bio-active compounds, many of which, if not all, count for its numerous benefits such as glucosinolates, alkaloids and sterols. It has high nutritional value due to its proteins e.g. polypeptids that make 11% of the dry root. It also contains 10% calcium, and significative amounts of Magnesium and Potassium and other minerals such as iron, silicium, iodine, manganese, zinc, Sodium, Copper.
The main vitamins found are thiamin, riboflavin and ascorbic acid. Its carbohydrates come from the cellulose and the lignin (polyholosids).
The quality of our products reflect the complete organic process of maca root cultivation ; beginning with our growers in the highlands of Peru’s Valleys.
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