The Maca plant is a perennial, grown more than 10,000 feet above sea level high in the Andes Mountains of Peru. The root of this Organic Maca plant is used to create this nutrient-dense, ancient powder that has been prescribed for centuries by holistic Native American healers for a multitude of ailments. These traditional benefits are said to be: Enhance libido and fertility in both women and men. Increase athletic energy, stamina and endurance. Improve mental clarity, focus and eyesight sharpness in elders. Provide faster muscle recovery time and helps the body to heal itself. Treat pre-menopausal symptoms. Boost the metabolism and supports the immune system.
Nutritionists have long touted the health benefits of raw foods. The "Raw" logo indicates that the food was not heated above 118 F, which is the temperature at which many beneficial enzymes are believed to be destroyed. Raw foods contain more usable nutrients than their "cooked" counterparts, along with being easily absorbed by the body.