Activated Maca nibs are heat-activated sun-dried roots that have been shredded into small nib size fragments. They have a sweet malt caramel flavour and are crunchy in texture. Perfect for adding to cereal, granola, sprinkling on top of your smoothies or bowls or just crunching on a mouthful. Ready to eat with no cooking required, they are packed with macamides and therapeutic grade. Our authentic Peruvian organic maca nibs are personally sourced by us from our farm in the mountains of Junin, Peru. It is organic certified and ethically sourced direct farm to table. All the steps we take are to create a sustainable method of trade that benefits all involved. Once harvested our maca is naturally dried for 3 months at altitude, then activated (pressure heated) to remove the starch and bacteria, making it ready to eat. To see the process of how each batch is produced view here. Taken daily Organic Maca nibs may have the ability to:
Enhance male and female health
Regulate thyroid function
Improve cognitive function and mental health
Maca is one of the world’s most unique and powerful medicinal superfoods. It only grows above 3800m in the small region of Junin, Peru. As a medicinal it has been at the centre of Inca culture, history and spirituality for over 2000 years. Its traditional uses have been for the treatment of mental health, hormone balance, menopause, PMS, fatigue, fertility, sexual dysfunction, libido, pain and even cancer. For the people of Peru maca has great medicinal, cultural and spiritual significance.
Serving suggestions: Take 1-1.5 tsp per day as a dietary supplement. Add to smoothies, cereal, porridge, yoghurt or juice for a powerful nutrient boost. Alternatively drink straight as a tea or combine in a herbal infusion with or without nut milk and sweetener.