The prevalence of low libido is nothing to laugh about. A healthy libido is an underemphasized aspect of wellness. But what do you do when hormonal changes, medications or chronic stress drag down your ability to enjoy your love life? Well, you learn to lean into nourishing the libido naturally, integrating the use of plants, like maca, that offer nutrients and bioactive compounds that have an affinity for enhancing the reproductive health of men and women.
Known as ‘Peruvian ginseng’, maca has been traditionally used as a food and medicine in Peru for thousands of years for its nutritional, energizing, and fertility-supporting properties. As practitioners, we have a responsibility to educate ourselves about natural remedies like maca, and to use that knowledge to help our clients make informed decisions about their health. There is a growing body of clinical evidence supporting maca root’s potential therapeutic benefits, such as supporting