BENEFITS OF MACA
01 Male Fertility
“Treatment with Maca resulted in increased seminal volume, sperm count (-), motile sperm count, and sperm motility.”
Gonzales GF & al. Lepidium Meyenii (Maca) improved semen parameters in adult men. Asian J Androl.2001 Dec;3(4):301-3.
“Maca supplementation seems to improve sperm quantity and quality.”
Clément C & al. Effect of maca supplementation on bovine sperm quantity and quality followed over two spermatogenic cycles. Theriogenology. 2010 Jul 15;74(2):173-83. ETH Zurich, Institute of Plants, Animal And Agroecosystem Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
“The properties of maca in improving fertility could be due to the presence of biologically active isothiocyanates”
Intergovernmental Committee On Intellectual Property And Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge And Folklore, Fifth session, n patents referring to lepidium meyenii (maca): responses of peru no 47. Geneva, July 7-15, 2003
“The most important known property in the Andean tradition is its effect on fertility; this has been the main feature attributed to maca since the XVIth century and is considered to be one of the factors in increasing the population in the highest lying areas in Peru.”
Intergovernmental Committee On Intellectual Property And Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge And Folklore, Fifth session, n patents referring to lepidium meyenii (maca): responses of peru no 46. Geneva, July 7-15, 2003
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“Lepidium meyenii (Maca) (3.5 g/d) reduces psychological symptoms, including anxiety and depression, and lowers measures of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women.”
Brooks NA & al. Beneficial effects of Lepidium Meyenii (Maca) on psychological symptoms and measures of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women are not related to estrogen or androgen content. Menopause.2008 Nov-Dec;15(6):1157-62.
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“Maca Extract supplementation improved 40km cycling time trial performance and sexual desire in trained male cyclists.”
Stone M A : Pilot investigation into the effect of maca supplementation on physical activity and sexual desire in sportsmen. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Sep 22
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04 Well Being
“Significant effect of Maca supplementation on subjective perception of general and sexual well-being.”
Zenico T & al.: Subjective effects of Lepidium Meyenii (Maca) extract on well-being and sexual performances in patients with mild erectile dysfunction: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial. Andrologia.2009 Apr;41(2):95-9.