Peru's Natural Viagra
Sexual Health Center
South American country of Peru is home to numerous
beneficial plants, including maca, a legendary
sex-enhancing root passed down from the Inca.
I heard about maca for years. It has been
dubbed "Peruvian ginseng," even though it bears
no relation to ginseng. But like ginseng, the
plant is employed to increase strength, energy,
stamina, libido and sexual function, a winning
combination of health benefits if there ever
the height of the Incan empire, legend has it
that Incan warriors would consume maca before
entering into battle. This would make them fiercely
strong. But after conquering a city, the Incan
soldiers were prohibited from using maca, to
protect the conquered women from their powerful
sexual impulses. Thus as far back as 500 years
ago, maca's reputation for enhancing strength,
libido and fertility was already well established
maca's popularity is very much on the increase,
as people discover that the plant really
does boost libido, sexual function and overall
In Peru, maca is used by men and by women who
want to put more fire into their sex lives.
And in the U.S., Europe and Japan, dietary supplements
containing maca are gaining ardent devotees.
more maca or maca extract you consume, the more
benefits you are likely to get. In toxicity
studies conducted in the U.S., maca showed absolutely
no toxicity and no adverse pharmacologic effects.
In animal studies, the more maca animals consume,
the stronger and more sexually active they become.
You can be generous with the amounts of maca
products you take. With maca, you have a safe,
effective, nontoxic way to significantly boost
your sexual function, without the hazards of
August 15, 2001
Reuters, august 15, 2001.
maca can boost your sex drive by 200 % according to a
study presented on Wednesday. The powerful plant cultivated
for more than two millenniums, in the harsh high Andes
at altitudes of more than 13,000 feet, is the basis of
a nutritional supplement often dubbed Peruvian ginseng.
Scientist Gustavo Gonzales
of Peru’s Cayetano Heredia University, told a news
conference the nine month trial involving men between
20 and 40 years old, pointed an 200% lift in libido and
up to a doubling of sperm production. The research also
proved that maca has an important effect as an energizer,
acting over the energy reserves of body fat.
According to reports from
the international medical community, the maca plant, definitely
has energy-giving properties, boosts physical and sexual
& Health Magazine,
December 1999/ January 2000)
than hormone replacement therapy (HRT), millions of women
are putting their faith in a remedy which has been used
for 10,000 years, which is safe and amazingly effective:
a cruciferous root vegetable from Peru called maca.
scientist responsible for much of the current knowledge
of the maca root is Dr .Gloria Chacon de Popivici, a biologist
trained at the University of San Marcos, in Lima, Peru.
Dr. Chacon says that maca root works in a fundamentally
different way than HRT, promoting optimal functioning
of the hypothalamus and the pituitary, thereby improving
the functioning of all the endocrine glands .responsible
of producing your own hormones . It is important to remember
that maca does not itself contain any hormones, but its
action on the body jogs the pituitary into producing the
precursor hormones which ultimately end up raising estrogen,
progesterone and testosterone levels, as well as helping
to balance the adrenal glands, the thyroid and the pancreas.
But this occurs naturally, not with time-bomb drugs which
throw the entire body into a dangerous state of confusion.
men, too, find that maca can counteract the difficulties
they may experience in maintaining good sexual relationships
as they age, due to a general slowing down in the output
of the endocrine glands."
Chacon de Popivici, PhD.
This biologist/author has done the most important scientific
work to date on the maca plant. In particular, Dr. Chacon
isolated four alkaloids from the maca root and carried
out animal studies with male and female rats given either
powdered maca root or alkaloids isolated from the roots.
In comparison with the animal control groups, those receiving
either root powder or alkaloids showed multiple egg follicle
maturation in females and, in males, significantly higher
sperm production and motility rates than control groups.
Dr. Chacon established that it was the alkaloids in the
maca root, not its plant hormones, that produced fertility
effects on the ovaries and testes of the rats. These effects
are measurable within 72 hours of dosing the animals.
Through the experiments, she deduced that the alkaloids
were acting on the hypothalamus-pituitary gland, which
explains why both male and female rats were afflicted
in a gender-appropriate manner. This also explains why
the effects in humans are not limited to ovaries and testes,
but also act on the adrenals, giving a feeling of greater
energy and vitality, and on the pancreas and thyroid as
Implications of Dr. Chacon’s discovery of the pituitary
stimulating effects of maca are enormous. What it appears
to mean is that hormone replacement therapy, even the
natural varieties, will no longer be the gold standard.
recent study was published in the April 2000 issue of
Urology, the prestigious medical journal that first published
the Viagra studies. This study scientifically demonstrated
that the standardized Maca, the extract in MacaActive
supplements, improves libido, sexual function and energy.
In fact, the energy and sexual activity of the test subjects
nearly DOUBLED after taking the herb for 21 days!
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