How Effective Is Maca For Male Enhancement?

Maca For Male Enhancement?

If you have ever spent an extensive amount of time searching for a way to improve your sex life naturally with supplementation, then you might have come across maca before. Extracted from the root of the Peruvian maca plant, this supplement has actually been used for thousands of years as a means to improve energy and provide strength to those who consume it.

But, there is actually another benefit that men and women of all ages can take away from this supplement, its ability to improve sexual functioning and increase your libido.

 How Does Maca Improve Sexual Health?

For the most part, when assessed it seems as though maca is mainly comprised of carbohydrates and fatty acids. However researchers from PureWorld Botanicals found that this root contains macaenes and macamides, two compounds that have been found to be the driving force behind the sexual health benefits of supplements created with this plant.

According to Discovery Fit & Health, in 2000 the medical journal Urology sought verifiable results that these two compounds truly helped with libido, so they tested the pure mixture of the compounds on rats. When the rats were given the extract they demonstrated signs of increased stamina and energy, not to mention they had a strong increase in sexual activity, in comparison to rats that were not fed the compound. These researchers concluded from this test that these compounds do in fact improve sexual health, and could do so in humans as well.

Where Can I Get My Hands on Maca?

As more and more manufacturers and individuals are learning the benefits of this root it is becoming quite popular. Maca is an ingredient in PHGH. However, before taking this supplement it is important to recognize that in order to attain the recommended dosage for optimal sexual performance a single capsule doesn’t provide enough maca. For that reason, most supplements containing maca will recommend taking up to three capsules per day in order to attain the results desired, which is sometimes hard to swallow for some.

However, if you have found a supplement that contains pure maca root, then you will typically only have to take one capsule two times a day in order to attain optimal results. Some manufacturers also make maca available in powder form for those who prefer this method of consumption.

Many claim that because maca is all-natural, men and women can generously take maca as they see fit, as it will simply increase their desire to be sexually active. Yet, keep in mind that too much of anything isn’t necessarily good for you! For that reason it is a good idea to ask your physician before you begin taking any supplement, including those that have maca, especially if you are taking other medications for your health.

Ask any Peruvian what the secret is to a healthy sex life and they will likely respond to you with one simple word…maca. So, if you are searching for a way to heat things up in your bedroom, then this root extract could be the natural key you are looking for.

If you want to read more about key ingredients for male sexual enhancement pills, read our article about Tribulus Terrestris.

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About Gerald Jeffers

Gerald Jeffers is an entertainment and men's health writer for Ask Men Answers. He holds a degree in Journalism from St. Paul University and has been with Ask Men Answers since 2011.

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