Maca Root: Women Need To Hear About This Amazing Super Food!

maca root benefits

Maca is a tuber (root) that grows high in the Andes mountains. People indigenous to the area have eaten the roots and fed them to their livestock for thousands of years. Consuming them is reported to have a positive effect on mental acuity, energy levels, libido and fertility. Traditionally, the roots were cooked and eaten in soups or as part of other dishes. In the 1990s, the use of maca roots for health and wellness spread beyond Latin America. It was at this time that powdered maca started being produced in large quantities.

You may also wish to trymaca root powderwhich is known as lepidium meyenii. This root has a wide range of medicinal benefits. It is mostly used with infertility, erectile dysfunctions and increasing libido.

Maca is a Peruvianmaca root powderthat is used to increase strength and vitality. It has more mineral content than potatoes and carrots–containing iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and iodine.

I have noticed I eat more, which is noted from some woman, while others feel it curbs their appetite. Again, everyone is different. I find I have a ravenous hunger if I stay up too late, so I just try to get to bed sooner than later. I have gained a few pounds since taking the Maca Root, but it seems to be distributed in the right places. This also may be due to succumbing to the hunger and not being mindful of what I eat. I could easily have avoided those pounds if I didn’t eat two Big Cup Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups several times a week!

Do not expose skin to the sun while using this treatment; another home remedy to remove freckles: Cook 1.5 tablespoons of horseradish maca root and a cup of sour cream. Add 1.5 tablespoons oatmeal powder. Apply on the face with a gentle massage; and one more trick to fade freckles: Water, salt, lemon, and a little bit of alcohol. Mix and spread it over your face with a cotton swab before going to sleep. Leave it on all night. Wash the next day. Use sunscreen on the face during the day while using this treatment. All these can help you removing your freckles.

GLA and Vitamin B-12 are connected to mood, memory and general energy vitality. Many people believe that low B levels for long periods of time is actually the cause of old age symptoms–fatigue memorymaca root powderloss confusion etc.

A natural remedy for rashes includes the application of olive oil on the area affected with rashes. Olive oil penetrates deep into the affected skin and cure the rashes.

Let me know if you are trying Maca and what your personal take is on it. I am sure we would all love to hear how Maca Root is working in different people so don’t be afraid to post comments!