Maca root has been traditionally used to relieve stress and enhance fertility in both male and females. It is believed to have an effect on the hypothalamus-pituitary axis, thus having positive effects on the adrenals, thyroid, and pancreas.
Our favorite method of using maca is in the powdered form as an addition to hot chocolate, coffee, or smoothies. It mixes quite nicely with anything chocolate flavored giving a nice ‘malted’ flavor to your beverage. We like mixing in 1-2 tsp. a day.
Precautions: Maca is generally considered safe, although high doses may result in insomnia. Caution should be taken with bleeding disorders, high blood pressure, hormone responsive cancers such as breast and prostate cancers, and with women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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