Good Medicine Magazine
The Magic of MACA….If Lack of Energy, Stress, Menopausal Symptoms, or Depleted Sex Drive are Ruining Your Life…..
According to an extensive study featured in USA medical journal, ‘Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients’, Maca (variety Lepidium peruvianum Chacon), a cruciferous root vegetable from Peru, was traditionally used to assist in the balancing and nourishing of the endocrine system and is now being used with great success by Western men and women to regain their wellbeing naturally.
The endocrine system plays a vital role in promoting general health and vitality and is where many of the chemicals, hormones and steroids essential for the body to function at optimum health are produced. Stress, aging and illness not to mention the effects from the over use of many pharmaceutical drugs and artificial hormones contribute to damaging the vital balance and correct functioning of the glands making up the Endocrine system. In today’s world we have to take into account the added affects on the body from peusdo-estrogens, chemicals and pesticides found in so many of our foods, plastics, household cleaners and skin products. Constantly being absorbed by the body these are doing huge damage to the delicate balance of our natural hormones.
Medicine Maca is grown at above 14,300ft in pure environment of the Peruvian Andes. Being a whole food it is easily assimilated by the body and can benefit men, women and children above 3yrs. It has been shown to assist in repairing the damage done by our modern environment and lifestyle pressures, as well as supporting the healthy natural function of our bodies as we grow and age. Maca is rich in natural vitamins and minerals (includes high levels of calcium, iron and magnesium). It also contains 22 essential body building Amino Acids, several vital Alkaloids and sterols and essential fatty acids 3,6, & 9, all assist in supporting and rejuvenating the sex glands, thyroid and adrenals.
Doctors in Peru and America, suggest maca may benefit:
- Chronic Fatigue, Glandular Fever
- Menstrual flow, cycling problems and Fertility