Botanical Name: Lepidium meyenii
Plant Part Used: Root
Processing Method: Extraction
Also known as Maino, Ayak chichira, and Peruvian ginseng, Maca root belongs to the family of Brassicaceae. Macamide, macaridines, β-carboline are the major bioactive components of Macca root. Alkaloids, glucosinolates, and macaenes are predominate secondary metabolites present in this root. It is a good source of powerful antioxidants like glutathione, and superoxide dismutase that protect our body against free radicles. Intake of this root either in raw or dietary form is highly nutritious because it contains a large number of essential amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. Maca root is well known for its health benefits properties. It is good for skin health.
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The biological source of Maca is Lepidium meyenii.
|Mesh size||95% Passes through #80 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 10,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 100 cfu/g||USP<61>|
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