Maca is a very powerful adaptogenic herb, meaning it supports the body’s ability to manage physical and emotional stress. It gives your body the ability to adapt or resist what’s going on in and around it. Maca has been found to be effective in managing stress, anxiety and depression and scientific evidence has also found it can boost your energy!
Maca root is full of essential micronutrients, amino acids and antioxidants. It contains 5 times more iron than spinach, 3 times more vitamin C than an orange, and twice as much calcium than milk. It is known to have many incredible health benefits.
We have listed a few below;
- Increases energy
- Better stamina
- Stress relief
- Balance hormones
- Boosts mental clarity
- Helps manage anxiety and depression
- Regulates blood pressure
- Helps increase bone density
- Regulates the thyroid
- Improves fertility
- Great for skin health
Maca has also been shown to help improve exercise performance as it can help you gain muscle, increase strength and boost energy!
Maca can be added to smoothies, cereals, oats, warm drinks, or baking recipes. It is also available to take in capsule form.
Green smoothie to boost your mind and body!
- 1 cup of Spinach
- 1 Banana
- 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
- 1 tsp Chia seeds
- 1 tsp Maca powder
- Squeeze of lemon juice (optional)
Disclaimer. If you have health conditions, or take medication always consult your doctor before taking Maca.