Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men.

@article{Gonzales2002EffectOL,
  title={Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men.},
  author={Gustavo F. Gonzales and Andres Ramiro Cordova and Katherine Vega and Arturo Chung and Arturo Villena and Carmen G{\'o}{\~n}ez and Sergio Castillo},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          367-72
        }
}
This study was a 12-week double blind placebo-controlled, randomized, parallel trial in which active treatment with different doses of Maca Gelatinizada was compared with placebo. The study aimed to demonstrate if effect of Maca on subjective report of sexual desire was because of effect on mood or serum testosterone levels. Men aged 21-56 years received Maca in one of two doses: 1,500 mg or 3,000 mg or placebo. Self-perception on sexual desire, score for Hamilton test for depression, and… CONTINUE READING

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