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.
• The history and anthropology of Incan maca farming
• Farm to Table maca – from the soil to your plate
• The biochemistry of maca – relating the tradition with the scientific research
• Maca’s role in the endocannabinoid system
• The application of maca as a therapeutic
• The different colours of maca – yellow, red and black
• Which maca is right for you
• The reality of superfood farming and farmer exploitation
• The impact of global consumerism on the community
• Seleno Health’s social responsibility programs
• Volunteering opportunities in Peru
• What you can do to make a difference
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Maca is one of the world’s most unique and powerful medicinal superfoods and has amazing potential as a therapeutic. It only grows above 3800m in a tiny area of the world on a high mountain plateau in the region of Junin, Peru. As a medicinal it has been the centre of Inca culture, history and spirituality for over 2000 years. For the people of Junin who continue to cultivate it, it has a great spiritual and cultural significance and is celebrated for the benefits it provides.
Dr Corin Storkey and Sally Huapaya are a young New Zealand and Peruvian couple who are founders and directors of a boutique health company called Seleno Health. Sally’s family are from the Junin region of Peru and she grew up immersed in the farming culture of the Andes that defines the Incan descendants of the region. Her grandad was one of the many farmers who left his farm to seek opportunities in the city as he, like so many others from the region believed that there was no future in farming in Peru, despite sitting on top of an agricultural gold mine. Sally had spent her life seeing first-hand the destruction of her culture, history and heritage at the hands of global consumerism as the world began to demand their rich agricultural resources.