Maca is a heart shaped root vegetable of the Brassicaceae (cruciferous) family that looks like a radish but grows like a sweet potato. Maca's botanical name is Lepidium meyenii
A uniquely revitalizing and energy promoting superfood celebrated in South America for its concentrated nutrition – rich in amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Maca is traditionally used for hormonal balancing (in cases of PMS, menopause, etc), increasing libido, and body building. Also commonly used for convalescence. Mix into smoothies, yoghurt, cereal, oatmeal, muesli, fruit juice, or bake into cakes or cookies.