Our Raw Maca Capsules contain 100% Yellow Maca root powder traditionally grown and harvested on an organic farming co-op in a remote pristine part of the Peruvian Andes. This powder is never heated above 106 degrees F in order to preserve nutrients at maximum levels. Maca root powder is a beloved part of life in the high Andes and Yellow Maca is the most common of all colors, making up about 60% of the annual harvest. Yellow Maca has been the most researched of all 3 Maca colors. To date hundreds of studies, all available publicly in the Pubmed database, have found it to be useful for energy building, fertily, hormone balance, mental focus and more. Yellow Maca is indeed a nutritional powerhouse, containing nearly all essential amino acids and free fatty acids, significant levels of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, and C, minerals iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium, a high concentration of bio-available protein and nutrients unique to Maca called macaenes and macamides. Maca is also an “adaptogen,” or rare form of plant that is thought to raise the overall life force energy of those who consume it. Taking Maca in capsules offers 3 main advantages. First, it is easier to get an exact serving size. Second, capsules are convenient to take with you on the go. And third, taking Maca in capsules is the easiet way to avoid the taste of the powder. The Maca Team, LLC is dedicated to preserving and sharing high quality Peruvian grown Maca with the world. As a family run company of Maca specialists, we’re here to bring you the most Maca has to offer. We are proud to source and sell the best selection of high quality Peruvian Maca in the world. All of our products are always organically grown, fairly traded, GMO-free, fresh and potent. We sell 8 different kinds of certified organic Maca, raw and gelatinized (pre-cooked), in powder, vegan capsules and extracts.