Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

14 de April, 2022Abhinav Thapa

Maca or Peruvian ginseng, is an edible herbaceous plant native to South America in the high Andes mountains of Peru. It's been cultivated as a root vegetable for at least 3000 years, is widely used in Peruvian cooking and may offer a wide range of health benefits.


  • Has a strong potential to increase libido.
  • May benefit people with erectile dysfunction
  • May be useful for athletes and bodybuilders by increasing energy and performance.
  • May increase fertility, particularly in men.
  • May help reduce menopause symptoms by balancing estrogen levels.
  • May be beneficial for brain health and memory.
  • May promote production of glutathione in the body that is a natural antioxidant that protects the cells from free radical damage.

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