Maca is a perennial plant, known scientifically as Lepidium meyenii and has been used by the Andean populations for its nutritional and energetic properties since ancient times.
The properties of Maca were already well known by the Andean populations who were the first to attribute the properties for which this plant is currently being studied. In fact, the ancient Peruvian populations already exploited Maca in the medical field to improve psychophysical performance and as a restorative and invigorating remedy.
Improve your mood
Maca helps improve mental well-being and mood by reducing depression and anxiety, especially in menopausal women. Maca contains plant compounds called flavonoids , which are believed to be partly responsible for these psychological benefits.
Improve learning and memory
Since ancient times it has been used in Peru to help children in schools improve learning and performance in school.
Counteracts fatigue and stress
Rich in essential amino acids, mineral salts, vitamins, carbohydrates, fatty acids and fiber, the Maca plant has invigorating and energizing properties and improves the response to fatigue and stress and resistance to maximal efforts.