Maca, a root vegetable native to the Peruvian Andes, has been in use since pre – Incan times. Also known as Peruvian Ginseng, maca is becoming increasingly popular nowadays for its many health benefits.
What is Maca Powder?
Maca (Lepidium meyeni or Lepidium peruvianum), a root vegetable native to the Peruvian Andes, has been in use since pre-Incan times. Maca powder is simply the root vegetable which has been gently dried and milled at low temperatures into a fine powder.
What does it taste like?
Maca powder has a unique taste that some describe as malty or similar to butterscotch.