Jerry Black

History of the Forgotten Root

When the Spanish sailed to Peru in 1533, they soon learned of the virtues of Maca Root and mentioned it ...
medical botany

Medical Botany and the Indigenous Pharmacopeia of the Amazon Jungle

The pathway that winds from our Oregon laboratory courses through acres of cedars and oaks, sedges and ferns. With an ...

Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru

Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru By WILLIAM NEUMAN     DEC. 6, 2014   JUNÍN, Peru — Thieves recently broke into ...

Maca Magic Recipes

Maca is a root vegetable related to the radish family that grows in the mineral rich highlands of Peru in ...

Peruvian Maca Root vs. Chinese Maca Root

If you've done a little bit of research you probably already know that Maca root originates in the high Andes ...

Fresh Maca vs. Raw Maca – Which is the Best?

Fresh maca (which has been freshly harvested and is unprepared in any way) is not recommended for consumption. Generally speaking, ...

Sacha Inchi Oil & Nuts: Facts and Benefits

Sacha Inchi is a wild jungle vine indigenous to the Peruvian Amazon Forest. Ethnobotany This plant has been known by ...

Agaricus blazei muril. The legendary ‘Sun Mushroom’ of Brazil

Agaricus was first discovered in the Brazilian rain forest and has caught the attention of researchers around the world. Widely ...

Got Yacon?

What is Yacon Syrup and what are its benefts? Yacon is a distant relative of the sunflower with an edible ...

Have You Heard About Amazon Therapeutics?

Amazon Therapeutics is an innovator in the dietary supplements industry. We value taking care of our customers well as the ...

Guayusa One-on-One

A few different Guayusa leaves. Guayusa (gwhy-you-sa) is an Amazonian super-leaf naturally packed with caffeine and polyphenols, so it provides ...

Herbs America: Why Choose Our Maca?

Purity ~ Herbs America grows Maca root without chemicals at 14,000 feet elevation in the mineral rich highlands of Peru's ...

MaCafe Recipes-That Taste Great!

Grown high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Maca (Lepidium meyenii) has been used by the Inca and earlier Peruvian cultures for ...
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