Maca Root Extract

Maca is a plant native to the Peruvian highland that started gaining popularity in the US in early 2000s. This herb is best known for its potential in improving energy levels, vitality, and sexual health. Botanical name of the plant Lepidium meyenii is a cultivated root belonging to the brassica family used in the Andean region in South America, particularly in Peru and Bolivia.

Maca Root Nutritional value

Dried maca root has about 60% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 8% dietary fiber, and 2% fats. Maca contains minerals, especially selenium, calcium, magnesium, and iron, and includes fatty acids including linolenic acid, palmitic acid, and oleic acids.

This root has quite a number of substances including uridine, malic acid, glucosinolates, glucotropaeolin, macamides, and m-methoxyglucotropaeolin. Maca root also methyl-1,2,3,4- tetrahydro-beta-carboline-3-carboxylic acid (MTCA) which has an effect on the central nervous system.

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ProductSpecification
Maca root powder
Gelatinized
Botanic Source: Lepidium meyenii
Part of Used: Root
Appearance: Light Yellow Fine Powder
Food Grade
Maca Root Extract
10:1
50:1
Botanic Source: Lepidium meyenii
Part of Used: Root
Appearance: Light Yellow Fine Powder
Food Grade
Certificates: Kosher, Halal
Extraction/ Drying Method: Hot Water and Ethanol Solvent extraction, Vacuum-dried / Spray Drying
Application: Maca Root Extract is mainly applied in Functional Foods, Functional Beverages, Dietary Supplements, Herbal blends, Tablets/Capsules.
Storage and Package: Keep in cool and dry place of room temperature, out of direct light and heat; in 25kg/drum, plastic bag inside, or 1kg/aluminum foil bag;
Shelf life: 24 months within proper storage.

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