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Maca Extract

Maca Extract
Maca Extract
Introduction:Maca Extract; 0.6~3.0% Macamide HPLC; Enhancing stamina
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1. Sources and Habitat

Lepidium meyenii, known commonly as maca, is an herbaceous biennial plant of the crucifer family native to the high Andes of Peru around Lake Junin. It is grown for its fleshy hypocotyl (a fused hypocotyl and taproot), which is used as a root vegetable, a medicinal herb, and a supposed aphrodisiac. Its Spanish and Quechua names include maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, and ayak willku.

2. Descriptions and Specifications of Product

Content Specifications: 0.6-3.0% Macamide Test By HPLC
Molecular Formula: C25H37NO2
Molecular Mass: 383.56
Constitutional Formula:

3. Indications and Uses

Maca extract is thought to be a powerful aphrodisiac and it can increase adrenaline hormone levels as well as the libido. The natural aging process can lower the sexual drive in both men and women. Maca extract is believed increase stamina and energy levels, which can make sexual experiences more enjoyable.
Maca is used for anemia; chronic fatigue syndrome; and enhancing stamina, energy, athletic performance, memory, and fertility. Women use maca for female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, and symptoms of menopause. Maca is also used for osteoporosis,  erectile dysfunction, stomach cancer, depression, leukemia, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, to arouse sexual desire, and to boost the immune system.
In agriculture, it is used to increase fertility in livestock.
In foods, maca is eaten baked or roasted, prepared as a soup, and used for making a fermented drink called maca chicha.

4. Safety Concerns

Maca side effects:Maca root has few side effects or safety, risk concerns. High doses could lead to insomnia but as a rule it is quite safe as long as reasonable amounts are consumed.

The information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, hence only for reference.