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As scientific studies are carried out and the results come to light, in medical circles becomes more and more popular to refer to Maca as a natural replacement for the already famous pill from the Labs pharmaceutical Pfizer – Viagra ®. Unlike any chemical product with a tendency to have contraindications and side effects, and therefore not can be prescribed indiscriminately, in addition to its effects are for a short period of time, the Peruvian Maca Root – is a completely natural product without any contraindication known throughout more than 40 years of scientific and clinical research manager and/or under the direct supervision of its discoverer Dr. Gloria Chacón de Popovici; the effects of taking Maca regularly, for example, two teaspoons daily diluted in juice, milk, etc. as a food supplement, are durable and permanent.

Maca, also known as the Ginseng of the Andes and the Viagra of the Incas, for its aphrodisiac attributes, acts directly on the flow blood, which translates directly into an invigorating action of the pelvic area of men and women to increase sexual potency. The permanent action of Maca makes sexual appetite keep stimulating the libido and desire.

People often call Maca: Peruvian Ginseng or Viagra Natural. To avoid the mistakes we have made a list of differences between Maca and Viagra:

Maca Viagra Maca works both in men and women Maca works long-term Maca increases vitality and energy levels Maca is 100% natural and organic Maca has an overall beneficial effect on the body Viagra is only applicable in males Viagra has immediate effects but short term Viagra doesnt’t make any improvement over the levels of vitality and energy Viagra is a chemical Viagra does not have an overall beneficial effect on the body


A recent study made by the National University of San Marcos has found that Maca improves the antioxidant defenses level and energizing the memory and learning capacities in animals

Maca (“Lepidium meyenii Walp“), one of the most famous Andean roots in the world for its revitalizing properties also improve learning and memory, according to a study at the Research Center of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine of the National University of San Marcos (San Marcos).

Dr. Raquel Oré Sifuentes, responsible for the research, said that in reaching this conclusion, the effect of energizing  maca on memory and learning in animals, through biochemical tests.

“Weanling rats that had an average of 21 days old were given for 15 days, yellow maca aqueous extract at doses ranging from 0.4 mg, 0.8 mg and 1.2 mg per gram of weight, “she explained.

To ensure that these animals consumed precise doses, the Maca Extract was given by orogastric tube, said the head of research “Effect of aqueous extract of maca on cognitive function in weanling rats”, which was also exposed at the Havana International Conference ORP 2009, in Cuba.

The Test of Morris

After the consumption of this product coming from Carhuamayo (Junín), rodents were tested on an evaluation known in the scientific community as examining spatial learning Morris water test.

“The average water temperature was 27 ° C, and for three days was analyzed the issue of learning and one day the memory,” she said.

The results found were valuable, especially in the aspect of memory, because those rats that consumed higher doses of maca extract had a better response, said Dr. Rachel Oré, who since 2002 is involved with the study of this root.

“Animals that consumed higher doses of Maca extract found the Morris’ test platform in better time – much faster” she said.

On top of that result, after culminating the research, the brain was removed from the animals and found that several of them had improved antioxidant defenses, after verifying the inhibition of the enzyme butyrylcholinesterase, which would improve the cognitive function.