Peruvian Maca, Maca Root, lepidium meyenii walp, Maca

Peruvian Maca is a native root from Peru. It has a very high nutritional value and phytochemical content. It is usually turned into a dry powder, which is then added to smoothies and other beverages. Maca root powder is rich in fiber, carbohydrates and various nutrients including vitamin C, copper and iron. Historically, it has been used to increase fertility and as an aphrodisiac, as it significantly increases libido.

  • Origin: Plant Based
  • Source: Itself
  • Type: Herbs, Roots & Barks
  • Age Range: Adults, Seniors
  • Toxicity: There is no evidence of toxicity until now
  • Outcomes: Libido and Sexual Health, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Libido, Sexual Performance, Sperm Quality, Menopause, Estrogen

What are Maca benefits?

Maca, also known as Peruvian ginseng and scientifically as Lepidium meyenii, is a plant belonging to the Brassicaceae family, historically cultivated in Peru, mainly in the central Andes region, in harsh conditions and at very high altitudes – above 13,000 feet (4,000 meters). It is also worth mentioning that maca is divided into categories based on the color of the root, which can be red, black, pink, or yellow. Maca has traditionally been used as an aphrodisiac since according to some research, it can notably increase libido. In addition, other studies also indicate several benefits of maca, such as increased fertility in men; increased energy and sports performance; increased learning and memory; helps relieve menopausal symptoms related to mood and hot flashes; helps protect from the sun when applied to the skin; and highly nutritious.

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Libido and Sexual Health Maca and Libido and Sexual Health

Sexual health refers to sexual behavior, the health of the genitals and the signaling of sex hormones, such as testosterone, estrogen and progesterone, which are related to libido. Supplements affect various aspects of sexuality, such as hormone regulation, sexual satisfaction and can also act indirectly on fatigue, stress and vasodilation of the sexual organs.
  • Libido

    Libido is the overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity which is influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. Some nutraceuticals have scientific proof to help libido.

  • Sexual Performance

    There are a lot of factors that influcence sexual performance, most of them connected to a healthy lifestyle, like exercising, drinking good amounts of water, etc. But there are also some nutraceutics that can help the body to stay sexualy active by working on specific systems connected to libido and sex hormones.

Men's Health Maca and Men's Health

A man's health is the result of various habits throughout his life, such as diet, exercise, vaccinations, routine exams, and family history. Male health has biological differences from female health, such as: hormone levels, sexual life and libido, and the cognitive system. Keeping your body healthy requires discipline and attention to monitoring, because these differences require specific care and solutions for a balanced body. Nutraceuticals can help all areas of man's health to function in harmony, from the extraction of vitamins, minerals, and other substances from nature's plants, fruits, and herbs, they boost the good performance of every part of the body.

  • Sperm Quality

    The quality of the sperm is directly related to the strength that the sperm possesses. This property of the male gamete is influenced by diet and can change with nutritional levels.Male infertility is - for the most part - caused by problems in the concentration, strength of movement, and structure of the sperm. There are several vitamins that help the quality of the sperm and thus increase the chances of fecundation; due to the difficulty of ingesting all of them daily, supplementation is a good option.

Women's Health Maca and Women's Health

The female body has specific physiological processes involving sex hormones, health of the ovaries, uterus and vagina, menstrual cycle, pregnancy and lactation and menopause. The compounds indicated for women's health assist in the synthesis and secretion of these hormones, in premenstrual and menopausal symptoms and in the protection of female sexual organs.
  • Menopause

    Menopause is a natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches around 50 years old. It causes uncorfortable symptoms but thay can me eased with certain medications and nutraceutics.

  • Estrogen

    Estrogen strengthens the menstrual cycle and the development of secondary sexual characteristics after puberty. it also has many other important functions, such as maintaining bone health, regulating other hormones, balancing cognitive function and mood, and more.

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