Maca: the hormone healthy root.
Supports the liver. Nutrient dense. Energy enhancing.
Hormones naturally fluctuate at various stages in life, like in puberty, pregnancy, menopause and even regularly cycle every day! And yes, men also have hormone cycles every day! 😜 While hormones keep us running smoothly, hormones can also become imbalanced due to various reasons, which can cause unpleasant symptoms. And that's where maca root comes in!
Maca root is generally consumed in powder form and is loaded with unique health benefits. Even in ancient times, warriors consumed maca root to boost their stamina and strength before going into battle! 🤯 Most notably, maca stimulates the endocrine system, which helps maintain hormonal balance. ⬇
- Maca root is PACKED full of vitamins and minerals including iron, zinc, iodine, calcium, copper, magnesium and potassium.
- Maca is also rich in beneficial plant sterols that are biochemically related to hormones such as estrogen, testosterone and progesterone.
- Maca enhances vitality, energy and stamina. It can help prevent an 11am energy dip or 3pm crash and is an excellent pre-workout option.
- Maca also contain sulfurs, which are found in foods like garlic and onions and form bonds that help your enzymes do their job in the body. In particular, sulfurs help your body produce an antioxidant called glutathione. This boosts the function of your liver and helps your liver detoxify.
Check out these maca root teas:
with oat straw, raspberry leaves, lemon balm, rose hips, orange peels, maca root powder, lavender and peppermint
with turmeric powder, maca powder, moringa powder, Vietnamese ground cinnamon, beet powder, cocoa powder and ground black pepper
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