Maca is a tuberous root that grows in the Andes at an altitude of over 4000 metres. There, this very robust plant defies wind, cold and aggressive UV radiation seemingly effortlessly. Many believe that it is precisely this extreme environment that enriches maca with such valuable ingredients. Maca is also called Peru Ginseng or lat. Lepidium Meyenii. Maca powder is becoming more and more well-known as it is consumed by more and more men in various life situations and is also becoming more popular as a superfood in Europe.