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Maca dry extract

The maca

From nature, man has learned to obtain any type of precious resource: even from the most unknown and less widespread plants, such as maca, which as a spontaneous vegetation grows only in the Peruvian Andes and has in any case become famous all over the world for its properties. curative, so much so that it is easy to find herbal and phytotherapeutic products made from this curious plant. The plant is a herbaceous plant that grows in decidedly hostile environments, between the Andean hills, between 3800 and 4500 meters above sea level. It is not surprising that in these areas it very quickly became an important element for natural medicine: the exploitation of every available resource is the primary key to survival in lands that are difficult to inhabit. For the indigenous peoples, maca was an important nutritional element even in ancient times, thanks to its nourishing, tonic and revitalizing properties. Maca uses the tuberous root, which grows in the soil and retains large quantities of active ingredients. For this reason, even the dry extract is obtained by working mainly the tuberous root, which provides the greatest quantities of beneficial substances.

Active ingredients and properties


Maca has been known since ancient times not only because it is a plant rich in nutrients, but also because it contains many active ingredients with a beneficial effect on humans: using the different parts of the plant, the Andean populations have been preparing decoctions to counteract the fragility of the bone structure and to combat disorders related to hypertension. Today we have available not only plants and their parts rich in beneficial properties, but also phytotherapeutic and medical preparations that are able to concentrate all the active ingredients contained in such a way that their use can be regulated and can favor the effectiveness. Among these is the dry extract of maca, used to strengthen the skeletal and muscular system and also to promote fertility, both in men and women. Useful complement for all those who do frequent sports and therefore consume large amounts of energy during the day. The dry extract of maca is also popular to combat problems of a sexual nature such as erectile dysfunctions, for a natural remedy to be taken in compliance with the indicated quantities that can promote regular sexual activity. The dry extract of maca is also effective for limited periods of convalescence, for those who feel victims of particular and fatigue and asthenia, perhaps following an illness that has caused weakness. dry maca extract is also popular to combat problems of a sexual nature such as erectile dysfunction, for a natural remedy to be taken in compliance with the indicated quantities that can promote regular sexual activity. The dry extract of maca is also effective for limited periods of convalescence, for those who feel victims of particular and fatigue and asthenia, perhaps following an illness that has caused weakness. dry maca extract is also popular to combat problems of a sexual nature such as erectile dysfunctions, for a natural remedy to be taken in compliance with the indicated quantities that can promote regular sexual activity. The dry extract of maca is also effective for limited periods of convalescence, for those who feel victims of particular and fatigue and asthenia, perhaps following an illness that has caused weakness.

Dry extract of maca


The dry extract is one of the most widespread and effective forms of ingestion of phytotherapeutic elements: it is a preparation that is able to guarantee the most perfect preservation of the phytocomplex of the plant, in this case of the maca, allowing at the same time to have full control of the elements present and their quantities. Tonic and stimulating, the dry maca extract is rich in active ingredients that are beneficial to the body and in nutrients: in it you can find, preserved, the many vitamins that characterize maca, of groups B, C and E, alongside to precious alkaloids and potassium, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium and calcium. Within the dry maca extract are also preserved secondary elements, from the point of view of quantities, but still important and belonging to the phytocomplex of the plant, such as phytosterols, fatty acids, flavonoids and amino acid components. The dry maca extract can be purchased at herbalists and pharmacies well stocked with natural products, and it is recommended to take it under medical supervision to avoid interactions with medicines with a similar function and any type of error due to taking too long or to overdose.

Maca dry extract: Use and contraindications


The dry extract is able to perfectly preserve the phytocomplex of the plant: this means that its effectiveness is undoubted and that the same beneficial effects offered by the plant are guaranteed, but that those who show signs of allergy for the plant will also show them for the its dry extract, which should therefore be avoided. Since even the dosages and quantities of the individual elements are carefully controlled, even the assumption must take place in compliance with the recommended doses, while in the case of taking drugs of similar function it is good to regulate the intake according to the doctor’s instructions, to avoid effects related to overdose. The use of herbal products in the form of dry extract always involves a regular frequency, usually daily, but also limited in time: extended periods will be agreed with your doctor on the basis of your specific needs. On average, the recommended quantities are two capsules a day, preferably to be taken between meals. In any case, the quantities correspond to 5 – 8 mg per intake, not to be exceeded unless under the supervision and disposal of your doctor.

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