Benefits and indications of Maca root;
Among the health benefits of the Andean maca are:
- Increase strength and libido, endurance, athletic performance and general sense of well-being. Maca root is an adaptogen, helps our body adapt to stress situations, increases the body’s ability to defend against physical and mental weakening.
- It regulates and increases the function of the endocrine system, the glands that produce the hormones necessary for essential bodily and metabolic functions such as fertility, sexual function, digestion, the brain and physiology of the nervous system, and energy levels. Hormones regulate many things, including mood, growth, sexual development and tissue function. Hormones also play a role in many diseases, such as cancer and depression
Peruvians have always eaten cooked maca, but they have prepared it in different ways. Also fermented as beer. It can also be roasted, boiled and mixed with milk as a cereal, or mashed and dried like flour.