Chris Kilham with bags of organic Maca, Peruvian Andes. Photo courtesy Medicine Hunter, Inc.

The Truth About Maca
by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD

Maca, the Peruvian herb, has been generating lots of buzz about its reputed ability to boost libido.

It is revered in the ancient Incan culture for its many medicinal purposes. According to folk belief, it is a plant known for its legendary ability to deliver energy and mental clarity, and enhance sex drives in Peruvians for more than 2,000 years...

January 2011