Maca, a Peruvian plant grown mainly in the region of Andes Mountains, is a cruciferous vegetable related to kale and broccoli. In addition to offering various culinary uses, maca offers a wide range of health benefits.
Maca is an effective adaptogen and energy booster. It improves metabolic function and offers overall health benefits. It mainly grows in Peruvian highlands and is scientifically known as Lepidium meyenii Walp.