soy milk, rice milk or a favorite beverage. Blend with fruit,
yogurt, or other ingredients as desired.
“What I see in maca is a means of normalizing our steroid hormones like testosterone, progesterone,
and estrogen. Therefore, it has facility to forestall the hormonal changes of aging.”
Gary P. Gordan, M.D., former president of the American College for Advancement in Medicine
“Whenever possible, I prefer to use maca therapy rather than hormone replacement therapy because HRT actually ages the body diminishing
the hormone producing capability of the glands. Maca has proven to be
very effective with menopausal patients in eliminating hot flashes and depression and in
increasing energy levels. They find the right dosage level, sometimes I have started the
patient on maca treatment with a half a teaspoon of powder or three capsules a day.
In some cases I have raised the dosage to a teaspoon or six capsules a day for full effectiveness.”
Gabriel Cousens, M.D. founder & director of the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center and the Tree of Life Foundation
“My first patient to take the maca capsules was experiencing hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms.
She started feeling much better after using this herb. I am also employing it with patients who have low
Henry Campanile, M.D., specialist in internal and family complementary medicine
“Maca has a lot of easily absorbable calcium in it, plus magnesium, and a fair amount of allies which
are finding very useful in treating the decalcification of bones in children and adults.”
Jorge Aguila Calderon, M.D., former chief of the Department of Biological Science and dean of the
faculty of Human Medicine at University Villareal at Lima, Peru
“I am amazed at how fast maca worked on two patients that I have been concerned about some time”.
Harold Clark, M.D., internist at New Rochelle, New York
Taylor, Leslie, N.D., The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs, (Square One Publishers, New York: 2005).
This information given here is designed to help you make informed decisions about your health.
It is not intended as a substitute for any treatment that has been prescribed by your health professional.
If you suspect that you have a medical problem, please seek competent medical assistance.