An introduction to Maca – linking science and Incan tradition

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    Date(s) - 28/08/2018
    6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

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    The Gap Cafe Greymouth

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    GREYMOUTH – EVER WANTED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MACA?

    For chronic fatigue, fibro, mental health, anxiety, depression, PMS, menopause, adrenal fatigue, addiction and Alzheimer’s Maca is one of the world’s most unique and powerful medicinal superfoods. It only grows above 3800m in the small region of Junin, Peru. As a medicinal it has been at the centre of Inca culture, history and spirituality for over 2000 years. Its traditional uses have been for the treatment of mental health, hormone balance, menopause, PMS, fatigue, fertility, pain, chronic fatigue and cancer.

    Come and learn about maca with Dr Corin Storkey and Sally Huapaya – a young New Zealand and Peruvian couple who are founders and directors of Seleno Health. They live an work part- time in Peru with their maca farmer and community and run a volunteer program that brings kiwis to Peru to experience life in a remote Andean community. Their maca research program studies the bioactive chemicals in maca and recent findings have begun to unlock the secrets behind it’s mode of action. To hear more about the medicinal properties, how to prepare and use maca and the realities for the farmers and communities who grow it book you spot today.