Maca

 

Common names:

  • Peruvian Ginseng
  • Maca

 

Essential components:

 

Properties:

  • Adaptogen

 

Summary:

  • Maca root is well known for its ability to increase libido in both men and women, and it is able to achieve this by increasing testosterone, a hormone which men and women need to become sexually aroused. Some research has found that Maca can also boost sports performance.

 

Uses:

  • Supplement
  • Herbal tea
  • Extract

 

Precautions:

  • Generally considered safe but if you have Thyroid issues you should consult your physician before using Maca.