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Maca

Description

Maca is an indigenous Andean plant that belongs to the brassica (mustard) family. Maca is a vegetable that has been cultivated as a root crop for at least 2,000 years and used both nutritionally and medicinally. It can be found wild in Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina, but has primarily been cultivated in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes. According to folk belief, Maca is an aphrodisiac and enhances sexual…

 

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Products Containing Maca

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    Libido - F*

    Supports a healthy libido in women*

    A healthy libido is vital to an optimal quality of life and is an important part of a healthy relationship. Libido – F* helps support sexual desire in women.* With Maca, Damiana, and Sarsaparilla, this formula works to tonify the female reproductive tract and support normal arousal and desire.*

    Herbs:  Damiana, Ginger Rhizome Supercritical Extract, Horny Goat Weed, Maca, Muira Puama, Oats, Sarsaparilla, Tribulus, Vervain

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    Libido - M*

    Supports stamina & healthy libido*

    A healthy libido is vital to an optimal quality of life.* It can also be reflective of heart health, as both depend on healthy blood flow. Gaia Herbs Libido – M* supports stamina and optimizes performance.* With botanicals such as Maca, Tribulus, Horny Goat Weed, and Saw Palmetto, this formula nourishes the male body and optimizes men’s health and vitality.*

    Herbs:  Fo-Ti, Horny Goat Weed, Maca, Muira Puama, Oats, Sarsaparilla, Saw Palmetto, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus

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    Maca Powder

    Power your life with pure plant energy!

    Since the days of the Inca Empire, Maca has been used as a caffeine-free, plant-based performance enhancer.* Grown and cultivated in the volcanic soils of the high Peruvian Andes, Maca thrives in this extreme environment. Traditionally used to promote energy and vitality, and support a healthy libido for men and women, the power of Maca is now available in a convenient powder.* Our Maca is steam and pressure extracted using a process known as gelatinization, which removes the starch and provides Maca which is concentrated and easily digested.*

    Herbs:  Maca Powder

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    Maca Root

    Supports energy & stamina*

    Gaia Herbs’ Maca Root capsules contain vegetarian, gelatinized Maca. The gelatinization process cleanly removes plant starches, leaving easily digestible, concentrated, and beneficial Maca constituents. Maca Root capsules are a convenient way of taking Maca each day. Gaia Herbs also offers gelatinized Maca Root Powder in the EarthBottle® canister.

    Herbs:  Maca, Maca Root Powder gelatinized

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