Maca is a radish-like root vegetable that grows in the Andean mountains of Peru at very high altitudes 7,000 - 11,000 feet. Used for over 2000 years by Incans of Peru to provide energy for battle and long distance treks, Maca is an known as an Adaptogen. Harvested naturally this Adaptogenic Herb is great way to enhance strength and endurance as well as balance mood and stress. Kapok's Maca Root comes directly from the finest sources high up in the Peruvian Andes. It is rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, and vitamin E. These Maca Root capsules or maca pills provide plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous as well as 19 amino acids. Kapok's Maca Root for Men and Women acts as an antioxidant, it balances cholesterol, promotes sexual function and hormone balance.