DISCUSSION: Maca is Lepidum meyenii Walp., an hypocotyl of the Brassica family which grows exclusively in the Peruvian Andes in a narrow elevation range. Maca has been used traditionally since precolonial times as an adaptogen, to provide balance in menopause, and to support sexual function; this latter use is supported by recent clinical and experimental studies. Maca`s mechanism of action remains to be elucidated, but is independent of any effect on androgens.
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Maca (Lepidum meyenii Walp.) (>0.6% Glucosinolates) ... 750mg
Other ingredients: none. Capsule: hypromellose, water.
AOR guarantees that no ingredients not listed on the label have been added to the product. Contains no wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, dairy, soy, eggs, fish or shellfish.
Take two capsules daily with/without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
As reported by literature:
- Menopause support.
- Andropause support.
- Premenstrual syndrome.
- Sports performance.
Root. Plant is sustainably harvested.
Pregnancy / Nursing
Do not use.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have high blood pressure, are taking anti-depressants, suffer from any psychological disorder or condition such as frequent anxiety or depression, if you are taking blood thinners, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 weeks for menopausal & post-menopausal women.
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