Lepidium meyenii or maca is an herb that grows high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Also known as Peruvian ginseng, maca root was believed to be a powerful aphrodisiac and was used as a natural remedy for several conditions. Today, science suggests that maca root dietary supplement is an excellent source of many beneficial nutrients and compounds, including:· Vitamin C, an antioxidant that fights free radical damage and assists with the production of collagen and the function of the immune system *· Iron, an essential mineral that helps with the manufacturing of oxygen*carrying red blood cells *· Dietary fiber, which helps to promote a healthy digestive system *· Isothiocyanate, aromatic molecules that seem to help to regulate hormonal balance *· Phytosterols, which help to keep the cardiovascular system healthy *Amazing Food Maca Root Powder is a dietary supplement that provides the benefits of maca root for women and for men alike. Our maca powders provide nothing but pure and simple maca, allowing you to get all the nutritional benefits of maca root without any of the chemicals and fillers. Maca is often used to:· Promote Reproductive Health & Fertility *· Support Healthy Hormone Levels *· Alleviate Symptoms of Menopause Like Hot Flashes and Mood Swings *· Maintain A Healthy Cardiovascular System *· Bolster the Immune System to Promote Overall Health *· Enhance Endurance & Fight Fatigue *Experience the benefits of Peruvian ginseng with the purest, highest quality choice of maca root powder. Order Amazing Food Organic Maca Root Powder and get 16 oz (1 lb) jar.