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Medicinal Maca Masterclass


Mon 6 May 2019, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Where: Total Body, 6 Reads Quay, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: corinstorkey

Come and learn about using medicinal Maca to treat chronic conditions like chronic fatigue, anxiety, depression, autoimmunity, thyroid or hormonal imbalances.

Hosted by:
Dr Corin Storkey - Seleno Health
Corin is a health educator with over 15 years of academic and research experience, specialising in medicinal antioxidant chemistry, oxidative diseases, cellular protection and health. He holds a PhD in medicinal chemistry from the University of Melbourne, Australia and the Heart Research Institute – Sydney, Australia. He has previously struggled with and overcome chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) using natural health.

Sally Huapaya - Seleno Health
Sally is a native Peruvian of Incan descent, with a Bachelor in industrial engineering and specialist in traditional health enhancing Peruvian botanicals. She is an educator of traditional and spiritual practices surrounding Incan medicine and culture, including maca and cacao.

For hormonal balance, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, mental health, anxiety, depression, PMS, menopause, adrenal fatigue, addiction and autoimmunity Maca is one of the world’s most unique and powerful medicinal superfoods. It only grows above 4000m 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.

Topics discussed:
- The history and anthropology of Incan maca
- Farm to Table maca – from the soil to your plate
- The biochemistry of maca – relating the sacred traditions with the scientific research
- Maca's role in the endocannabinoid system
- Maca in combination with cacao - harmonising the brain
- The application of maca as a therapeutic
- The different colours of maca - yellow, red and black
- Which maca is right for you
- Real life case examples of successes
- The reality of superfood farming and farmer exploitation
- Seleno Health’s social responsibility programs
- Volunteering opportunities in Peru

Ticket price includes maca tea sampling, maca extract shots and a chocolate maca smoothie shot. Prizes also to be won on the night.

Door sales $20.

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