Maca root is generally dried and can be consumed in capsules form such as the one by Plant Nutrition. Maca root powder is very nutritious and is a great source of several important vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B6 and Manganese.
Research has shown that Maca increases sex drive in both men and women. When it comes to male fertility, it’s been shown that Maca can increase sperm production and improve sperm quality, thereby enhancing fertility in men.Currently there is little to no evidence to support other rumoured benefits of Maca such as:
- Maca Powder Nutrition Facts
- A Double‐Blind, Randomized, Pilot Dose‐Finding Study of Maca Root (L. Meyenii) for the Management of SSRI‐Induced Sexual Dysfunction
- Beneficial effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) on psychological symptoms and measures of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women are not related to estrogen or androgen content