The Maca herb from the Andes Mountain of Peru, South America has been used as both a medicine and an herb since 1600 B.C. If there was problem with it, we would know it by now.
Maca is a hardy survivor of harsh growing condition at heights between 9,000 to 14,500 feet where the rays of the sun hits both plants and people without being filtered by clouds.
Even though thin rocky soil and harsh winds dominates the landscape, Maca survives this harsh climate whereas other plants perish.
For this reason the Peruvians who dwell in this climate turn to this hardy member of the Nightshade Family of plants (ie potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, and tobacco) to help them survive.
They boil the storage root of this plant up to 6 hours to harness its positive properties. It's taste is similar to peanut brittle or some types of bee pollen.
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3. Women in menopause greatly benefit from the use of this herb as it diminishes sugar cravings and depressions during and after menopause.
4. It increases fertility, and sexual function is strengthened improving sexual desire,
5. It also normalizes vaginal lubrication and improves emotional balance.
It gives both men and women:
Using Maca is much better, in my opinion, than using a medical orthodox approach of prescribed chemical hormones for the body. We know that using artificial chemical hormones can cause problems in the body.
Many physicians in South America, plus also Dr. Vianna Muller in New York, US find Maca especially useful for women suffering from menopause who suffer from sugar cravings and depression.
When Maca is given to men or animals, fertility is increased and sexual function is strengthened.
Scientists found that it contains class of chemical compounds known as glucosinolates, or more specifically p-methoxybenzyl isothiocyantate. These compounds are often associated with herbs known as aphrodisiacs
Peruvian folk medicine describes the use of Maca herb for men and animals for: Increased fertility and sexual function
For women during menopause Maca does the following:
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