Organic Maca Chai by Simple Energy


Your favourite spiced chai, elevated with powerful Peruvian maca. 

Organic maca powder, organic cinnamon, organic ginger, organic cardamom, organic pepper, organic star anise


More on Maca
Latin name:  Lepidium meyenii

Maca, sometimes called ‘Peruvian ginseng’, is a native plant of the Andean highlands, growing mostly at altitudes over 4000m above sea level.  In recent years, maca achieved super-stardom in North America, boosted by reviews from influencers like David Asprey (Hack your Sex Drive with Maca Root | and Men’s Health Magazine (Can Maca Powder Boost Your Energy and Sex Drive? Here's What You Should Know

Why should you include it in your diet?  Quoting Health Canada on benefits that have been solidly established:    

  • Source of/Provides antioxidants. 
  • Helps to support emotional aspects of sexual health.
  • Helps to support healthy mood balance during menopause.


And for scholarly geeks, we recommend the following articles:

  1. Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands 

  2. Hormone-Balancing Effect of Pre-Gelatinized Organic Maca (Lepidium peruvianum Chacon): (I) Biochemical and Pharmacodynamic Study on Maca using Clinical Laboratory Model on Ovariectomized Rats

  3. Preservation of Cognitive Function by Lepidium meyenii (Maca) Is Associated with Improvement of Mitochondrial Activity and Upregulation of Autophagy-Related Proteins in Middle-Aged Mouse Cortex