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Studies Show That Maca Boosts Sex Drive

Friday, August 29, 2008 by: Sheryl Walters
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(NaturalNews) Maca is a cruciferous vegetable that has been used in Peru for thousands of years as a food as well as for its libido boosting, health enhancing properties and high nutritional content. Maca can actually be traced back to the Incan empire, where warriors used it before entering into battle. However, after battle, they were no longer allowed to consume maca in order to protect the women from their powerful libidos.

Still today it is used to ignite the sex drive and put a spark in the sex life. It is increasingly becoming known as one of the best superfoods for libido in the world and for sexual health and wellbeing. Increasingly people are aware of the fact that maca increases libido.

Maca is great for the sex life because it contains a high level of minerals, enzymes and all the essential amino acids, which is essential for libido. Maca balances the body, bringing health, vitality and sexuality.

The Peruvian government has invested a lot in scientific research to show the incredible libido enhancing properties of this plant. A study Published in the Asian Journal of Andrology has shown that Maca increases libido. The research has shown that Maca dramatically improves the sex drive.

Over a period of 3 months, Scientist Gustavo Gonzales of the Peruvian Cayateno Heredia University gave Maca to 9 volunteers. He concluded that this libido enhancing herb raises sex drive by 180 to 200%, and doubled sperm production.

After 2 weeks of use, Maca powerfully increased "desire for sex", says Gonzales. The same study also pointed out that Maca lowers blood pressure and that there are no negative side effects.

Other benefits of this potent libido herb include:

* A massive increase in sexual activity

* Reduces menopausal symptoms

* Regulates women's hormonal irregularities: menstruation, eases period pains, alleviates menopausal symptoms.

* Elevates the mood, eases depression, and improves mental ability and concentration

* Improves stamina, vitality and endurance

* Increases energy levels

* Decreases impotency and erectile dysfunctions

* Reduces male menopausal symptoms

* Improves hormonal balance and testosterone level

* Increases the production of sperm cells

* Decreases stress

About the author

Sheryl is a kinesiologist, nutritionist and holistic practitioner.
Her website www.younglivingguide.com provides the latest research on preventing disease, looking naturally gorgeous, and feeling emotionally and physically fabulous. You can also find some of the most powerful super foods on the planet including raw chocolate, purple corn, and many others.
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