The object of plant alchemy is to supplement forces lacking within the body, tempering energies and restoring balance, both physically and spiritually.
"Alchemy provides the perfect medium through which the state of perfection or harmonious balance can be gained." ~ Frater Albertus, The Alchemist's Handbook
Maca (Lepidium meyenii):
Chakra - Third Eye
Day - Monday
Planetary Ruler - Moon
Plant Parts Used - root
Energy - enhanced dreaming, psychic abilities, creativity, fertility, creativity, relaxation, family, home, security, femininity, sensuality, receptiveness, rhythms, balance, changes, growth and decay.
Lift the veil on "hidden" knowledge. Illuminate your inner-most self. Attune to the rhythm and flow of Universal Energy. In astrology, the energy of the moon guides - its the directive force in living your true path.
Spiritually work through deep-seated emotional issues and find balance. Tap into your unconscious and connect to creative feminine energies. Enhance dreaming and psychic abilities.
Maca Spagyric Tincture balances Moon energy and:
- High in vitamins B, C, and E, calcium, zinc, iron, iodine, magnesium, carbohydrates, amino acids, and essential fatty acids
- Increase energy and stamina
- Enhanced mental clarity
- Lowers blood pressure
- Good for muscle tone
- Aphrodisiac - increases sexual libido in both men and women
- Increases fertility (balance hormones in women, increase sperm count in men)
Maca root is grown only in the high Andes of Peru, where it is considered a general tonic and nutritive.
A "spagyric" is an herbal medicine produced by alchemical procedures. These procedures involve fermentation, distillation, and extraction of mineral components from the ash of the plant.