Commonly referred to as Peruvian ginseng and considered a root vegetable, Maca has been a food staple in the Andean diet for thousands of years dating back as far as 1600 B.C.

Instead of providing hormones to the body, maca works as an adaptogen, meaning it adapts and responds to different people differently based on need. Say your body is producing too much of a particular hormone, estrogen for example, maca will help regulate the production downward to put you in check. However, if you’re producing too little estrogen, it will help regulate the production upward to a healthy level. It’s all about balance!

WHAT ABOUT MENOPAUSE?

In a recent clinical on Maca for weight loss, it was observed that women taking this amazing root enjoyed relief from many of the most common and irritating menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes, sleep disruptions, night sweats, and depression. [5]

MACA FOR LIBIDO AND MOOD

Maca root has a centuries-long reputation for being a powerful aphrodisiac. Loaded with super charged sex supporting minerals like zinc and iodine, as well as essential fatty acids , Maca can balance sex hormones and can also improve mood. [6] Good hormones, good mood = Good night! In Fact, it’s scientifically proven in one study that Women who took Maca Root reported improved sexual experiences and satisfaction. [7]
In this same study, it was found that the daily effective dose required to achieve this was 1.5g (1500mg);  LibiGem® contains the equivalent of 3000mg. Coincidence? I think not.

FERTILITY

As infertility is becoming an increasing issue facing couples in today’s world, it’s no wonder why so many people today are turning to natural alternatives for improving the odds. Studies support maca’s traditional use as a fertility enhancer, especially for females, noting its amazing ability to increase serum luteinizing hormone in the pituitary gland. [8] The hormone associated with fertility, among other factors in the body.

Bottom line, Maca may help you conceive, if of course, you are trying.

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