Using a proprietary cold gelatinization process, six pounds of 80% Black Maca Roots, 15% Red-Purple Maca Roots and 5% Yellow Maca Roots are condensed into one pound of powder. Since Maca is a tuber, it contains considerable amounts of starch. Organic Traditions Maca X-6 utilizes a proprietary cold gelatinization process in order to remove the starch from the tuber without the use of high heat, ensuring that the delicate compounds are not degraded. Through this process a greater concentration of powerful phytonutrients is obtained. If you are already a Maca lover, you will feel the incredible difference of Organic Traditions Maca X-6 and experience the potency of concentrated Black and Red-Purple Roots.
What is Maca ?
Commonly known as “The Peruvian Ginseng,” Maca is a root indigenous to the Andes of Peru. Maca was domesticated by the Incas and has since been used by indigenous people as part of a daily diet to promote optimal well being. Maca contains Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, other essential vitamins and minerals as well as a host of antioxidants. There are three varieties of Maca: Yellow, Black and Red-Purple Roots. Unlike Yellow Maca, Black & Red-Purple Maca Roots are the most elite of the varieties in that potent phytochemicals are found in the black and red-purple antioxidant rich pigments. Maca is considered to be one of the Amazon’s most important adaptogenic superfoods due to its extraordinary nutritional profile and unique array of phytochemicals.
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