Maca Powder Raw Organic

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Origins and history of MacaCheck out this product as capsules

Maca (lepidium meyenii) is also called Peruvian ginseng. This is an herbaceous biennial plant native to the Andes Mountains in Peru. The crop was first cultivated about 2,000 years ago. Maca grows at altitudes above 3,800 metres on rocky ground. Maca grows well at temperatures up to -10 degrees Celsius. Maca is mainly grown for consumption of the root. The Maca root varies greatly in size and shape. There are three different types of maca, namely yellow, red and black maca, the most commonly used being the yellow maca.

Maca is a tuberous plant, which the Spanish used to give their horses on the advice of the Incas. This helped the animals regain their strength in no time.

In the Junín region of Peru, maca is consumed in large quantities. It is a readily available and highly nutritious source of food. It is eaten fresh with meat, cooked in underground ovens lined with hot stones (pachamancas), or dried before being cooked into a porridge in milk. A particular drink made from maca is popularly called 'maca chica'. Another use is grinding the dried root into maca flour for baking.

Processing Maca Powder

The maca seed is sown in September, about a month before the rainy season begins. The sowing is done in the early morning so that the strong winds on the mountain sides are avoided. After sowing, the seeds are buried using branches, or sheep are released into the field to kick them into the ground. After 260 to 280 days, the plants are ripe for harvesting. The roots are harvested and left in the sun for 10-15 days until they are dried.

The dried maca roots can be stored for up to seven years. These dry roots are then ground into a fine powder, the colour of the powder is beige.

Benefits of Maca

Maca contains a high content of vitamins and minerals. In addition, maca powder is rich in enzymes and essential amino acids. The taste of maca organic is a sweet nut-like flavour. Maca powder can be used in all kinds of drinks. It can also be processed in bakery products and soups.

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Where do I purchase powdered organic maca?

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This product should not be used as a substitute for a healthy lifestyle and a balanced, varied diet.

Premium Maca Powder Raw Organic

This product from VehGro is an organic certified product of premium quality. Thanks to this certificate, you know that what you buy has been created with an eye and care for people and nature.

VehGro stands for products that are healthy and of the highest quality. The (organic) natural products we have selected come from various regions of the world. All products are checked in Europe and often also packaged there.

The ORGANIC quality mark stands for 100% controlled organic and reliable. These ingredients are guaranteed to be free of all sorts of additives such as sugars and fats and meet all European requirements with regard to pesticides. The quality of our products is regularly checked.

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Pro's & cons
  • Contains a high level of vitamins and minerals
  • Rich in enzymes and essential amino acids
  • Can be used in beverages, baked goods, and soups
More Information
Article number 40055-conf
Productsheet Specsheet
Additional Info Flowchart
Productshape Powder
Recommended Use Add according to taste to your favorite dishes.
Ingredients Maca
Special Characteristics BIO, Raw
Country of cultivation Peru
Brand VehGro
HS-Code 07129090
Private Label possible? Yes
Energy (kcal/kJ) 353 kcal / 1477 KJ
Proteins 15.4 g
Carbohydrates 47.09 g (sugars: 35.2 g)
Fat 0,62 g
Saturated Fats 0,2 g
Fibers 23.2 g
Sodium -
Salt -
Energy bombshell
Bio maca for extra energy, works super
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