Maca is the root and lower stem of Lepidium Meyenii, a plant that grows at high altitude in the Peruvian Andes.
It has been a central part of the local diet for centuries.
Maca is prized for its combination of nutrients.
It contains high concentrations of minerals such as magnesium, iron, calcium and selenium, but also provides protein, carbohydrate and dietary fibre.
Green Origins Maca is a yellow-gold variety, which is dried naturally in the open air before being milled into powder.