What is Maca?
Maca Root is a vegetable that looks like an onion. It is native to the high plateaus of Peru, only growing at elevations above 2000 feet. Maca is known as Peruvian Ginseng as it is known to help with libido and fertility. Maca Root helps to be a natural assistant in many other common ailments. While there is not much clinical research on the benefits of Maca, the people who use it swear by it. If you become interested in the benefits of Maca, contact your doctor or healthcare professional before extensive use.
There are 3 different types of Maca packages, black, red and white. While anyone can use any of the 3, each has slightly different health benefits. Maca contains many chemicals such as fatty acids and amino acids. It used in defense of conditions such as anemia or tired blood, and chronic fatigue syndrome or (CFS). Women can gain additional use as Maca aids in increasing fertility, easing symptoms of menopause and menstrual cramps. The reason many people are interested in Maca because it increases sexual desire caused by multiple issues.
Maca is generally taken by mouth as a pill or powder. The taste is earthy or butterscotch-like and unpleasant to many. The powder can be added to your favorite recipes for a more enjoyable experience.
In my opinion, the energy boost and increase in clarity are well worth trying Maca. I generally take a teaspoon of Maca powder by mouth every morning to get my day started. I have also tried foods with Maca baked in and some taste great and others not so much. Even if you are not suffering from libido or fertility issues I would strongly suggest trying Maca out. The ways in which it can improve your life can not be put into words, even though I have tried. If you have experienced the benefits of Maca and want to share or have questions, please comment down below.
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