women mood and health balance
increased energy level
disclaimer and side effects
how to use maca
Maca root powder (Lepidium meyenii) has recently been quickly becoming very popular as being a superfood. Maca is also known as "Peruvian ginseng" and maca powder use in mainly adding some to smoothies or other food. First major benefit of maca is a high amount of absorbable plant-based nutrients, including protein (important for vegetarians), all different kind of fibers, magnesium and calcium. Please check for a complete list of the healthy maca elements.
Secondly, the vitamins Maca powder gives people often a more energetic feeling, making the feel well with a sense of well-being and all are thought to be due to the ability of maca to elevate “feel good” endorphins and its ability to restore proper hormone balance. Also, Maca is considered to be an “adaptogen”, which refers to certain herbs and plants and this helps the body naturally adapt to stressors like a demanding job, illness busy schedule.
Last but not least Maca Root Powder also benefits an increased fertility in both women and men, improves sexual functions, boosts the immune system, improves the hormone balance, and increases stamina stamina, focus and memory. Maca itself does not contain ay actual hormones, however, most of maca root’s benefits are attributed to its ability to help restore endocrine (hormonal), sexual and mental health. Here is how maca may be able to benefit both men and women:
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