1) Maca Enhances Sexual Function and Drive
With 12 weeks supplementation of Maca extract, a research (DB-RCT) of 50 men with mild erectile dysfunction shows improvement in erectile function and sexual well-being.
Another research (DB-RCT) of 14 healthy postmenopausal women, 6 weeks of maca consumption lowerd sexual dysfunction
In a research of 9 men, Black maca improves their sperm count, volume, motility, and quality.
2) Maca Reduces Blood Pressure
In research of 50 people, researchers observed that Maca consumption was linked with reducing blood pressure.
In another research (DB-RCT) of 29 postmenopausal women, 6 weeks of maca consumption resulted in reduced blood pressure
3) Maca Enhance Quality of Life
In a research (DB-RCT) of 197 adults, red and black maca improved quality of life (in aspect of health related area).
in a research of 50 adults living at high altitude, Maca supplementation improved quality of life (in aspect of health related area).
4) Maca Relieves Osteoarthritis Symptoms
In a research (DB-RCT) of 95 osteoarthritis patients, Reparagen, a compound consist of 83% maca, is found to relieve symptoms such as pain, stiffness, and other physical function
5) Maca Increases Bone Density
In a pilot research (DB-RCT) of 12 menopausal women, maca gradually improves bone density over a period of 4 months.
In a research using mice, Maca also stops bone loss due to decreasing reduced estrogen levels
6) Maca Lowers Inflammation and Oxidative Stress
Black maca lowers level of oxidative stress in mice
In a research of 50 people, those who regularly supplement maca maintain reduced levels of inflammation (IL-6) as compared to those who did not [R].
7) Maca Stabalizes Female Sex Hormones
In a research (DB-RCT) of 20 postmenopausal women, regular consumption of Maca powder for 2 months reduced follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, and improved level of estrogen and progesterone.
8) Maca Lowers Levels of Blood Sugar
In a research (DB-RCT) of 197 adults, Black maca lowered level of blood glucose
9) Maca Relieves Chronic Mountain Sickness
Chronic mountain sickness is due to abnormally low oxygen level due to high altitude.
In a research on adults, maca supplementation reduces the symptoms of chronic mountain sickness.
In a research (DB-RCT) of 197 adults, red maca reduced symptoms of chronic mountain sickness
10) Maca Can Enhance Cognitive/Learning Function
Maca enhances learning capacity in mice research, with black maca displaying the best effects
Black maca also prevent memory deterioration in mice
11) Maca Can Shield Skin from UV Exposure
Maca extract administered onto mice’ skin show sign of shielding effect from UV radiation
Red, black, and yellow maca administered to the mice’ skin also prohibit growth of sunburn cells and other symptoms of UV damage, as well as displaying signs of antioxidant effects