What is Maca Powder?
Maca is a Peruvian plant grown in the Andes mountains. It is a cruciferous vegetable, meaning that it is related to broccoli, cabbage, and kale.
Maca is a common ingredient in Peruvian cooking that gives dishes an earthy flavor. Maca root plant can be ground up into a powder and added to meals or smoothies.
Where To Get Maca Powder In South Africa?
You can buy maca in powder or capsule form at health food stores, specialty grocery stores, and through various vendors online.
What is maca powder good for?
Maca root also promotes natural antioxidants in the body, such as glutathione and superoxide dismutase. Antioxidants help to fight off free radicals, which can damage cells in the body.
Some people believe antioxidants can help prevent some health conditions, including heart disease and cancer.
How long does it take for maca to work?
Dosage: Take 1 teaspoon, or 3.1 grams, of maca powder daily for 6 to 12 weeks to see the benefits take effect.
Is it OK to take maca every day?
When taken by mouth: Maca is likely safe for most people when eaten in foods. Maca is possibly safe when taken in larger amounts as medicine, short-term. Doses up to 3 grams daily seem to be safe when taken for up to 4 months.