Maca root has been shown to provide sustained energy throughout the day without the jittery crash of caffeine which can help you feel more awake so you're able to focus on the things that matter. Maca also helps improve mood, reduce anxiety, and increase libido
The term “Adaptogen” comes from the fact that these plants “adapt” to what the body needs and helps protect the body against various stressors.
Adaptogens operate a bit like a thermostat. When the thermostat senses that the room temperature is too high, it brings it down; when the temperature is too low, it brings it up.
Adaptogens can calm you and elevate your energy at the same time without overstimulating your system. In that sense, they can normalize body imbalances.
Because it can have an energizing effect (for those that need it) it can metabolize similar to caffeine. Due to this effect, it is *not recommended* in large doses for women that are pregnant. It can be eaten in small quantities during pregnancy and is known to be safe for children. Our cookies are made with small quantities of this herb, however consult your doctor if you have any further questions or concerns.