The beneficial effects of maca during perimenopause and menopause are due to its revitalizing, mineralizing and libido increasing effects .
During this stage, many women may feel less sexual desire due to lower production of their body's natural estrogens. Maca has an aphrodisiac substance called methoxybenzyl isothiocyanate, which helps to improve sexual desire.
It also has natural phytosterols may help treat hot flushes and side effects during the climacteric.
Furthermore, its high content of calcium (220mg / 100 g. Of food) makes dried maca root a good food to take with meals, stews or soups in preventing osteoporosis