Call Us Today!
1-888-280-0050

You have no items in your shopping cart.

  • $AUD
  • ₤GBP
  • $CAD
  • €EUR
  • $USD
| Contact Us (888) 280-0050 | cGMP Registered* NSF GMP
Return to Previous Page

Maca Root Powder 4:1

Starting at $12.25
  • Select Product
  • 100g Bag - $12.25
  • 250g Bag - $26.25
  • 500g Bag - $47.25
  • 1kg Bag - $85.50
  • 20kg - $1,282.50 Out of Stock
QTY:
Orders placed now will
ship in 29:48:00
Details
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a member of the radish family native in the Andes mountains of South America. It’s Spanish and Quechua names include maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, and ayak willku.

Maca root contains numerous amino acids and essential minerals, including potassium, selenium, magnesium, iron and calcium.

Maca root has been touted as Peruvian ginseng, although it is in no way related to ginseng. The comparison comes because maca plant and its root powder has a reputation for boosting strength and energy. It has been used in traditional medicine - which often uses natural herbs and nutrients to support health - in efforts to increase sexual desire and address sexual dysfunction.

For more than two thousand years, native Peruvians have used maca as food and medicine, to promote endurance and to improve energy, vitality, sexual virility and fertility. Inca warriors consumed maca before going into battle as they believed it rendered them fiercely strong by increasing their vitality and stamina. During Spanish colonization maca was used as currency by Peruvians using the herb to pay taxes to conquistadors.

*NOTE: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Supplement Facts
Maca Root Powder Supplement Facts

Disclaimer: This scientific independent research is provided by Aisle7 and is for informational use only. PureBulk provides this information as a service but does not endorse it. Likewise, Aisle7 does not recommend or endorse any specific PureBulk products.

loading...

Maca

Also indexed as:Lepidium meyenii, Lepidium peruvianum
Maca: Main Image© Chris Kilham
Botanical names:
Lepidium meyenii, Lepidium peruvianum

Parts Used & Where Grown

Maca is a cruciferous vegetable in the mustard family, related to radishes and turnips. Used as food and medicine in the Andes Mountains of Peru, it is not known to occur naturally anywhere else in the world. The four major cultivars of maca are red, black, cream, and purple; none has been definitely proven to be medicinally superior to any other.

  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary “Star-Rating” system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Used for AmountWhy
Low Libido
1,500 mg or 3,000 mg per day for 8 weeks2 stars[2 stars]
In a double-blind study, treatment with maca increased sexual desire in young and middle-aged men. 
Male Infertility
1,500 to 3,000 mg daily2 stars[2 stars]
A small clinical trial found that healthy men who took dried maca powder had increased sperm counts and enhanced sperm motility.
Menopause
2.5 to 3 grams per day for 6 to 12 weeks2 stars[2 stars]
Traditionally used for balancing female hormones, maca appears to be beneficial in treating menopausal symptoms.
Stress
Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
Studies have shown that maca can reduce the negative effects of stress.

Traditional Use (May Not Be Supported by Scientific Studies)

Maca root has been an important food for the native people in the Andes of Peru, including the Incas, for at least 2,000 years.1 It is eaten baked, dried, mixed with milk, or in a variety of other forms and dishes. It is also traditionally believed to enhance strength, endurance, libido, and fertility.2

Copyright © 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com

Learn more about Aisle7, the company.

Learn more about the authors of Aisle7 products.

The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

Customer Reviews
Review by Tomislav on 11/6/2013
Quality
Amazing maca powder, when I take it few days in a row I feel constant energy and stimulation, but not over-stimulation and no crash. It's hard for me to stay still. It gives great stamina and makes me horny if I over indulge. Great product
Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

You might also be interested in:
Health Notes Articles
Health Notes
Shopper Reviews
Size Conversion
  • 25g
  • 50g
  • 100g
  • 250g
  • 500g
  • 750g
  • 1kg
  • 1.5kg
  • 5kg
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • =
  • 0.88 oz
  • 1.76 oz
  • 3.5oz
  • 8.8oz
  • 1.1lb
  • 1.65lb
  • 2.2lb
  • 3.3lb
  • 11lb