Maca is a Peruvian plant grown in the Andes mountains. It is a cruciferous vegetable, meaning that it is related to broccoli, cabbage, and kale.
Maca is a common ingredient in Peruvian cooking that gives dishes an earthy flavor. Maca root plant can be ground up into a powder and added to meals or smoothies.
Aside from its culinary uses, maca may also have several health benefits.
1. Increasing libido
2. Reducing erectile dysfunction
3. Boosting energy and endurance
4. Increasing fertility
5. Improving mood
6. Reducing blood pressure
7. Reducing sun damage
8. Fighting free radicals
9. Reducing menopause symptoms
10. Improving learning and memory