Maca – an adaptogenic plant – grows in Peru’s high Andes mountains, which is why it is also referred to as the Peruvian ginseng. The growers of maca acknowledge four different colors of maca based on their root color, including half purple, purple, black, and cream-yellow. Maca roots are known for their varieties of health benefits.
- Improved libido and fertility
- Increased strength and stamina
- Greater concentration and memory
- Encourages good mood
- Relieved from depression and anxiety
- Improved endurance, energy and sports performance
- Hormonal health support
In this blog, we will talk about Maca’s benefits as a libido and fertility booster, and also about the latest research that shows how maca benefits our mood and alleviate depression and anxiety.
How does it help boost libido and fertility in men and women?
The puna grasslands of the Andean Mountains have been a testimony to maca harvesting and its utilization for centuries for treating infertility and boosting libido in men and women. The growers of maca say it is the most effective libido-boosting adaptogen. However, how does this mountain root attain its potential to treat infertility and improve sex drive?
Different placebo-controlled experiments and studies show that maca has the potential to boost sexual desires as it boosts libido in men and women both. One research shows that these benefits of maca are independent of maca’s many other beneficial effects on depression, anxiety, and even testosterone.
Organic maca root powder shows to improve fertility levels. Surprisingly, it has a specific potential effect on the fertility levels of males, and also shows to increase the sperm count, motility and quantity in adult men.
Maca for mood – positive effects on depression and anxiety
Maca not only helps get you in a happy mood, however, many researches show that it helps alleviate anxiety and depression too.
Stress may not be as interesting as almost all adaptogens function by adapting and improving your body’s response to stress by harmonizing and healing the very adrenals. However, can maca truly have a powerful effect on delicate mood turbulences such as depression and anxiety?
More and more researches and studies show that black maca, when compared to other maca variants, proves to be the most effective kind as it supports relieving of depression and cognition. Maca also provides potential anxiety relief, specifically for menopausal women. Maca works to reduce psychological symptoms and mitigates the measures or risks of sexual dysfunction.
Here’s the most effective kind of maca:
To enjoy the full benefits of maca on fertility, libido, and mood – it is imperative to take it in the most effective and potent form. Since raw maca is hard to digest, you should take in its concentrated extracted form, such as organic maca root powder.
Andean Star’s organic maca powder is dual extract. We distill the whole raw maca into a purely potent extract. Add 1 tablespoon (i.e. 10g) to your favorite beverage or food and fuel a healthy lifestyle with maca’s power and benefits. You can also make it a part of your daily diet.