The herb Maca improves sexual function, fertility and mood

October 08, 2010

     Researchers analyzed existing evidence of the varied effects of Maca. Research on varieties of Maca show that it improves mood and mental energy, helps decrease anxiety and improves sexual desire. Animal studies show it helps prevent enlargement of the prostate gland and may help shrink a swollen prostate back towards a more normal size. Maca improves sperm count, sperm motility and semen volume improving fertility in men. Maca does not influence hormone levels such as testosterone, LH, and FSH. The study review is published in the Swiss journal Forschende Komplementarmedizin