Yes dam it it works dam good for me to I take 1/2 a tsp full 2 x's a day. Here is some info.
The following is some info I sent someone recently. Maca was shown
not to increase T in scientific experiments.
Maca stimulates the adrenals to produce it's own cortisol and DHEA
and probably a few other hormones as well. Since Maca is a food, it
has to be taken in much larger doses than what is recommended on some
products found in Health Food stores. I was doing great on 3
compacted level teaspoons(using a measuring teaspoon), which is the
approximate dose that most people find benefit at. Maca is expensive
at this dosage if purchased from a health food store and so it is
best to purchase it in bulk 1kg packages, which actually turns out to
be quite cheap.
This is a website by a lady that uses Maca and she provides good
information and dosing instructions as well: http://allaboutmaca.dreamstation.com/
This website sells Maca in bulk at the best prices I've seen: http://www.therootofthematter.ca/cgi-bin/itsmy/go.exe?
The following is an excerpt from a doctor that personally uses Maca
for adrenal function:
"Henry Campanile, MD., offers Adrenal Balancing Maca root
In keeping with its mode of acting through the hypothalamus and
pituitary, maca has a balancing and nourishing effect on the adrenal
glands. Henry Campanile, MD, a 50-year old specialist in internal and
family/complementary medicine practising in Florida states: "I happen
to have been born with only one adrenal gland just like my father. I
started taking cortisone in my late twenties to relieve the fatigue
which I was already feeling. Knowing the dangers of long term
cortisone use, I looked around for an alternative, and this
circumstance is what got me interested in complementary medicine. I
started using pregnenelone about 10 years ago and it has been fairly
satisfactory. But one of my patients told me about Maca and I started
taking it about a month ago.
It is phenomenal! I haven't felt this good since I was 20 years old.
I have so much energy and look so well, my patients have remarked on
it and told me how rested I seem. I've got so much energy now, that
I've started an exercise program". After trying it on himself, Dr
Campanile began using maca with his patients. My first patient to
take maca capsules was experiencing hot flashes and other menopausal
symptoms. She started feeling much better after using this herb for
only four days. I'm also employing it with patients who have a low
adrenal function." "
The following are informational links for Maca: http://www.imperialgoldmaca.com/nutritional_value.htm http://www.medicine-plants.com/articles/145/ http://health.discovery.com/centers/...bido/maca.html http://www.rain-tree.com/maca.htm http://www.maca-miracle.com/maca_composition.html http://www.macaroot.com/science/hormone.html