What other names is Maca known by?
Ayak Chichira, Ayuk Willku, Ginseng
Andin, Ginseng Péruvien, Lepidium meyenii, Lepidium peruvianum, Maca Maca, Maca Péruvien, Maino, Maka, Peruvian Ginseng, Peruvian Maca.
What is Maca?
Maca is a plant. The root of maca is used to make medicine.
Possibly Effective for...
- Enhancing sexual desire in men.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- >Anemia, leukemia, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), enhancing energy and athletic performance, improving memory, depression, female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, infertility, menopause symptoms, osteoporosis, stomach cancer, tuberculosis, sexual problems, immune system stimulation, AIDS, and other conditions.
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