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Form: powder that can be mixed with water, juice or tea to be consumed
Dosage: Recommended dose is 3 - 10 grams (1 – 5 teaspoons) a day.8 oz. bag
Chemical analyses of this root reveal an astonishing profile of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, sterols, fatty acids, and glucosinates. Vitamins: B1, B2, and C. Alkaloids: Proteins: Rich in bio-available maca proteins with an average of 11gr % in the dry root. Micronutrients: Minerals which help with the production of antibodies. Fiber: Loaded with cellulose and lignin which stimulate intestinal function. Tannins: Useful to help with diarrhea. Calcium: Higher concentrations of calcium than in milk; indispensable for the nerves and circulatory system and the formation for bones, teeth, and vital heart functions. Bismuth: Known to participate in the processing against gastritis caused by bacteria. Potassium: Participates in the regulation of osmotic pressure; its activity is carried out inside the cells. Copper: The probable participant in the formation of hemoglobin. Lack of copper can greatly decrease the amount of essential enzymes for the organism. Zinc: Serves as a cofactor of dehydrogenises and carbonic anhydrite; its lack can cause skin rashes, taste disturbances, and mental lethargy. Fructose: A sugar used by the body in various ways. Phosphorus: Regulates the transmission of neuromuscular chemicals and electrical stimuli. Iron. Manganese. Fatty Acids: Contains over 20 fatty acids. Silicon: Helps the connective tissues, including the aorta, trachea, tendons, bones, and skin. Magnesium: Essential for protein synthesis, and activities of muscles and nerves. Deficiency of quality magnesium can cause changes in heart and skeletal muscles.
Uses: Blend in smoothies, dessert recipes, cereals, soups, oatmeal, sprinkle on salads or anywhere you want to add the potent properties of this powerful member of the radish family.