Maca Root – Health Benefits for Men

Superfood Maca Root for Men

Maca root is very effective 100% natural food believed to help enhance sexual desire and overall performance. In Peru maca is known as a potent APHRODISIAC.

If hormones are unbalanced, men can suffer from low libido or erectile dysfunction. They may also experience lower sperm count. Maca is widely known as a plant which has many medicinal properties. However, only a few maca types have been well studied scientifically.

Some experimental studies point out effects of maca on fertility, memory, and mood. Also, in randomized clinical trials it was shown that maca improves sperm production, sperm motility and semen volume.

Maca contains essential nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids, alkaloids, all useful for men health, especially macaenes and macamides compounds which are believed to be responsible for improving men overall libido and sexual drive. When it comes to men especially seniors, maca is a fountain of youth invigorating and rejuvenating liberator.

Historically maca was given to warriors as a tonic to increase their strength and vitality and to prepare soldiers for battle. Today maca is used not only to improve energy in men but also to:

  • Enhance sex drive (great libido enhancer)
  • Treat erectile dysfunction (improves impotence)
  • Improve prostate health
  • As a strength and stamina enhancer
  • Improve depression
  • Improve memory
  • Help build muscles (maca has plant sterols)
  • Increase energy levels
  • Treat andropause
  • Improve sperm count
  • Treat male sterility
  • To improve athletic performance
  • Improve immune system
  • As an anti aging remedy (improves DHEA youth hormone)

Maca root offers many benefits and it is a powerful male enhancement food. With a regular usage, maca brings back the power and strength, vitality and sex power most men think they lost and can only dream about. By using maca on regular basis, problems such as decreased (or lost libido) libido, loss of muscle tone and erectile dysfunction becomes quickly forgotten.

Maca Study Results

Several studies have been conducted on men when using this root. Results have shown that maca has a unique effect on hormones. In a 12 week study treatment Men aged 21-56 years that received Maca showed improved sexual desire.

Men aged 24-44 used Maca tablets in a period of 4 months. Results were: increased seminal volume, sperm count per ejaculation, motile sperm count and sperm motility.

Epidemological studies have found that by consumption of cruciferous vegetables which contain glucosinolates is associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer. Maca, a cruciferous plant has significantly higher content of glucosinolates than other vegetables which is why it is believed Maca positive effects in the prostate.

To determine the effect on ventral prostate weight, male rats were treated with Maca (yellow, black and red). Results have shown that red maca reduced ventral prostate size in normal and TE-treated rats (testosterone enanthate – anabolic steroid). With phytochemical screening it was seen that extract of red maca has alkaloids, steroids, tannins, saponins, and cardiotonic glycosides. Yellow and black maca did not have any effect.

  • Black Maca has better effects on sperm production than yellow maca which has only moderate effects.
  • Red maca has no effect on sperm production, however it has been shown to reduce prostate size in rats.
  • Yellow maca has shown moderate effects here, whereas black maca has not shown any effects.

Even though researchers have not found out clear explanation for the exact maca mechanism, they still clearly indicate that maca has clinical effect. Various bio-active constituents contribute are still unknown.

Thousands of men of different age especially those going through the andropause (studied done with ages 25-65) report improved sexual performance. They have gain irresistible confidence, unbelievable performance and erection. Unlike other artificial pills and products, natural male enhancement maca, is all-natural and has no harmful side effects.

Please note: Men with any type of medical condition or men currently taking medication, please consult your physician before buying and starting to use Maca.

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•Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men. Gonzales GF, Córdova A, Vega K, Chung A, Villena A, Góñez C, Castillo S. Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru.
•Gonzales GF, Cordova A, Gonzales C, Chung A, Vega K, Villena A. Department of Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy and Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru.
•Investigation of the tuber constituents of maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.). Piacente S, Carbone V, Plaza A, Zampelli A, Pizza C. Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Università degli Studi di Salerno, via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Italy.
•Gonzales GF, Miranda S, Nieto J, Fernández G, Yucra S, Rubio J, Yi P, Gasco M. Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru.