(Lepidium meyenii)

Other names: Maka, Ayak Chichira, Ayuk Willku, Ginseng Andin, Ginseng Péruvien, Maca Maca, Maca Péruvien, Maino, Peruvian Ginseng, Peruvian Maca

Maca is native to the Peruvian central Andes. It has been cultivated as a vegetable crop for at least 3000 years, with the root used in ingenious folk medicine. The Maca root contains amino acids, vitamins B1, B2, B12, C, zinc, calcium, phosphorous, protein, and fiber.

Maca root may be beneficial for anemia, fatigue, athletic performance, memory, female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, menopause, fertility, osteoporosis, depression, stomach cancer, leukemia, HIV, tuberculosis, erectile dysfunction, libido, and to boost the immune system.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

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These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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