Maca Powder is derived from the Maca root and it found in the Peruvian mountains, it is much like Gensing for its energy boosting power. Considered to be the "superfood of the Andes."
The maca plant produces leaves that grow close to the ground and the plant produces a small, off-white flower typical to the cruciferous family. The root is used to make a fine powder.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
It can be used to draw fats and oils together with starches and sugars in a beverage, dessert or recipe. Additionally, maca may be added to homemade jams, broths, puddings and fresh juices. Maca is a great addition to desserts and sweet treats.
Conserving and Storing
Store in cool, dry kitchen cabinet or closet away from heat in a glass container with a tightly fitted lid.