RIO AMAZON Maca is also known as Peruvian Ginseng supports physical and mental performance. Maca is a source of energy and rich in nutrients.
In traditional Andean culture, Maca has long been used to help maintain optimum stamina levels - hence its nickname of ‘Peruvian ginseng.` It may also contribute to a healthy male sexual function.
Maca has a high nutritional content. Proteins make up around 11% of dry Maca root. Calcium makes up 10% of Maca’s mineral count - which also includes potassium, magnesium, iron, silica, and traces of iodine. Vitamins found in Maca comprise thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2) and vitamin C. Maca is also a source of two alkaloids (Lepidiline A and B), plant sterols (ß-sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol) and some other actives.