Maca X-6 is a 6:1 concentration of 80% black maca, 15% purple maca and 5% yellow maca. Six pounds of fresh Maca root is condensed into one pound of powder. A true superfood, it contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, iron and other essential minerals, and contains 19 amino acids. Maca is a source of whole food Vitamin C. Maca has been traditionally used as an adaptogen. The term adaptogen refers to plants that have the ability to increase non-specific resistance of the body to a variety of stressors and can be taken over long periods of time without side effects. Maca has had a reputation of being beneficial for both strength and stamina. It has also been used by many cultures as a libido enhancing superfood dating back to the earliest civilizations. Maca has a strong, robust flavour profile that is both earthy and nutty.