Botanical Name: Lepidium meyenii
Plant Part Used: Roots
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding
Maca, scientifically known as Lepidium meyenii and commonly dubbed as Peruvian ginseng, is a herbaceous biennial plant of the Brassicaceae family. Originating from the Andes mountains in Peru, this plant is primarily grown for its nutrient-rich root, which varies in color. The root of the Maca plant is packed with essential amino acids such as leucine, arginine, phenylalanine, and others. Furthermore, it stands out for its high fiber content, minimal fat, and significant concentration of antioxidants. Historically, the Maca root has been associated with various traditional uses.lth.
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Serving Size: 100g
|Amount/serving||% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0.28g||0.00%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0.00%|
|Trans Fat 0g||%|
|Total Carbohydrate 77.23g||25.67%|
|Dietary Fiber 7.6g||27.13%|
|Total Sugars 33.02g||%|
|Includes 0g Added Sugars||0.00%|
|Vitamin D 0mcg||0.00%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
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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