Overview

Maca is a plant that grows on the high plateaus of the Andes Mountains. It has been cultivated as a root vegetable for at least 3000 years. The root is also used to make medicine.

People take maca by mouth for conditions in a man that prevent him from getting a woman pregnant within a year of trying to conceive (male infertility), health problems after menopause, increasing sexual desire in healthy people, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough reliable information available to know how maca might work.

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