Raw Organic Maca, the Ancient Super Food of South America. The Maca root has been used in Peru since before the times of the ancient Incans. The maca plant is similar to a radish or turnip. It has amazing properties and is becoming more well known of for its effectiveness in health challenges, including osteoporosis, male impotence, menopause, menstrual difficulties, chronic fatigue, and depression. This raw maca is certifed organic and powerful in its therapeutic value. Dosages vary from 1/4-1/2 a tsp to 1-2 tablespoons (1/2 oz or 1 oz). Start small and build your way up! Maca is a vegetable root or tuber, related to the potato family, which grows in the high Andean plateaus of Peru at altitudes as high as 14,500 feet above sea level. As maca is cultivated in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes, local inhabitants say that men and women who consume Maca as part of their daily diet are known to be very fertile. Its fertility and sexual enhancing effects are so popular that Maca is used by the locale as part of their daily diet. It is also used by them for improving their natural energy. Maca is an adaptogen, Maca adapts to your body's metabolism. It works with your body to repair what needs to be repaired so that an optimal and ideal level of health and energy is maintained at all times. Use Raw Certified Organic Maca regularly in smoothies and other recipes. Raw Organic Maca is a great way of remineralizing your body. Maca is full of vitamins and minerals in the right combination and proportion that the body needs, so that the body can actually use them.