Maca, scientifically known as Lepidium meyenii and is sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng. It is highly nutritious, a great source of important vitamins and minerals. It may increases libido in men and women.
Maca root is a popular supplement among bodybuilders and athletes. It has been claimed to help gain muscle, increase strength, boost energy and improve exercise performance. Also, some studies have indicated that it enhances endurance performance. Moreover, one small study in eight male cyclists found that they improved the time it took them to complete a 40 kilometer bike ride after 14 days of supplementing with maca root.
In ancient times, warriors consumed the maca root to boost stamina and strength before going into battle, just as at present maca is used by men and women to enhance vitality, energy and stamina.
Red maca is packed with even more vitamins and nutrients than regular maca.