Getting Down To Basics with Supplements
BENEFITS OF A MACA PLANT
Modern medicine sometimes is hailed by the modern scientists who do researches about different types of diseases.
Herbal medicine involves the use of plants and extracts to deliver effective and safe treatments.
Peru is a South American country that is the home to a section of Amazon rain-forest.
People take Maca by mouth for “tired blood” (anemia), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and enhancing energy, stamina, athletic performance, and memory.
It was found at the Meseta de Bomb?n close to Junin Lake in the Andes. Maca root contains many chemicals, including fatty acids and amino acids. In foods, maca is eaten baked or roasted, prepared as a soup, and used for making a fermented drink called maca chicha. In agriculture, it is used to increase fertility in livestock.
Estrogen levels that are either too high or too low can make it difficult for a women to ovulate and become pregnant.
Maca is widely used to relieve menopausal symptoms and to treat infertility and depression.
It was consumed by chasquis, warriors and priests of the Inca Empire, because of its energizing effects and hormone balancing properties, which help improve all body functions.
It has been shown to reduce prostate size in studies done on male rats.
Reports indicate that regularly use of maca powder makes people who use it feel more awake, energized, and driven, often relatively quickly after beginning to use it.
Maca root also acts as a natural antioxidant, and boosts levels of glutathione and SOD (superoxide dismutase).
This is especially important for those who need to worry about heart health and conditions like diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
People who have high blood pressure are also advised to not consume maca.