There has been a significant interest in the use of natural methods of supporting sexual performance of late, and the use of Peruvian Maca has greatly supported. Often called ‘Peruvian Viagra’, the Maca plant is thought to have benefits on sexual function and impotence in men, and also in menopausal women (aiding in hormonal balance), depression and memory. Maca is well-known for supporting stamina and energy levels which is why it is a popular supplement used by body builders and athletes alike. As well as improving sexual stamina, Peruvian Maca may also support fertility levels in men by supporting not just the volume of sperm produced but also the quality of sperm.
Long used as a traditional medication by the Inca people, Peruvian Maca has many nutritional properties. It is high in Iodine, Potassium and Calcium, plus a number of B vitamins. While it is often compared to Viagra, it is said that Maca does not actually have any significant effect on the circulatory system, so it is unlikely to have the ability to treat severe forms of erectile dysfunction. For this reason, Maca is often combined with other sexual enhancement ingredients such as Horny Goat Weed, Tribulus and L-Arginine (a precursor to Nitric Oxide production and dilator).
The price of Peruvian Maca can vary greatly depending on a number of factors including the particular manufacturer, quality and purity of ingredient and amount included in each dose. Generally though Peruvian Maca is affordable and consumers can expect to pay approximately $20-30 for a one month supply. In terms of dosage, studies have shown that a dose of 1500-300mg taken once a day should have a significant effect on sexual function in men over an 8 week period.
Unlike some natural medications, Peruvian Maca is not known to interact badly with any other medication and, at the recommended dose, is unlikely to cause any harmful side effects. However, anyone taking a Drug medication is advised to consult with their doctor before embarking on a course of Peruvian Maca.