Maca (Lepidium Meyenii), also called “Peruvian Gingseng”, is a root that is cultivated high in the Andes of Peru at about 3,500 meters above the sea level. It is considered to be the best nutrient of protein, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. For thousands of years the root of Maca has been used by the local population of Peru.
Nowadays, Maca has a reputation of a natural hormonal balancer by both, men and woman.
The secret of Maca’s astonishing effects is its high content of alkaloids. These appear to stimulate the body’s hormone system from within, and bring it into balance. Maca is also rich in calcium, magnesium and potassium and provides iron, zinc and iodine. In a world of pollution and stress it is a pure natural product that has lasting benefits for men and women of all ages.
The use of Maca and its history
In the Peruvian Highlands Maca has been used to enhance strength, libido and fertility. According to the legend, Incan warriors used Maca before the battle for extra power. However, they were not allowed to take Maca after the battle. The reason for that was to protect the conquered women from their sexual powers.
Today, Maca is widely used as a high-grade nourishment. It has been used:
Increase endurance in athletes,
Promote mental clarity and improve memory,
Get an aphrodisiac effect for both men and women,
Cope with difficulties in sexual cycles,
Reduce the symptoms and health risks of menopause,
Fight chronic fatigue syndrome.
More recently, Maca has also been used by weight lifters and body builders as a natural restorative.
Maca is not Viagra
Maca is often compared to Viagra for its potency-increasing properties for both, men and women. However, sexual libido ehancement is reached by natural hormonal balance, whereas Viagra is a chemical product with an immediate short-term effect. In other words: Maca stimulates your endocrine system to produce the right amount of hormones.Therefore, Maca is a safe and natural way to improve libido and sexual life in general.