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Maca Root In Urdu (میکا جڑ): 5 Amazing Health Benefits!

Dr. Muhammad Haris Burki

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People often prefer herbs and herbal supplements over medicinal treatments as they improve their health naturally. Maca root is one such incredible herb that can boost your health in several ways. Let’s explore its benefits in this article. Keep reading!

What Is Maca Root?

Maca root, or Peruvian ginseng, is a herb that comes from the Maca plant native to Peru. The scientific name for this plant is Lepidium meyenii. Its root is processed into powdered and capsule form to be used as a supplement. Recently, maca has gained a significant surge in popularity worldwide as some believe it is the ultimate herb for sexual wellness and fertility. However, more scientific research on maca root and its effects on the human body is needed to support such claims.

Maca Root Benefits

Following are some of the potential benefits of maca root for your health:

  1. May Boost Libido: Maca root may increase sexual desire and boost libido, according to certain studies. As an aphrodisiac, its properties have been studied in detail but have shown mixed results. One study has found that maca root may have the potential to improve erectile dysfunction as well. However, the study was conducted on male mice rather than human subjects.
  2. Fertility Enhancement Potential: Infertility is a common issue in males and females, and maca root may have some potential to improve this condition. For instance, a study has shown that this herb significantly improves seminal concentration in infertile men.
  3. Management Of Menopausal Symptoms: Menopause is a phase women go through when their periods stop, and it is often associated with undesirable symptoms. It is believed that maca root may help manage the symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, mood changes, and sleeping difficulties. Currently, there is a lack of evidence to back these speculations.
  4. Improves Mood: Some people who have consumed maca root have reported that it positively affected their mood. Maca contains flavonoids, which may contribute to a better mood. Additionally, its adaptogenic properties have the potential to reduce anxiety and depression.
  5. Energy Booster: Maca root powder or other supplements may also improve energy levels and help combat fatigue. Note that these effects have not been scientifically proven, and individual reactions to herbal supplements can vary.

Maca Root In Urdu

Maca Root in Urdu language is known as Maca Jarr. It is written as میکا جڑ in Urdu script. Maca root comes from the maca plant, also known as Peruvian ginseng. It is known to improve sex drive, boost fertility, enhance mood, and help in the management of menopausal symptoms. Maca root is available in powdered and capsule form and is used worldwide as a herbal supplement.


While studies on maca root and its potential to improve sexual wellness and fertility have shown promise, it is advised to use maca root supplements responsibly. Additionally, it is recommended to first discuss the potential pros and cons of maca root consumption with a qualified healthcare provider, such as a sexologist, who can guide you better regarding specific sexual performance-related issues and their treatment through natural ways or with the help of medical interventions.

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Muhammad Haris Burki
Dr. Muhammad Haris Burki - Author Dr. Muhammad Haris Burki is widely known as one of the best sexologists in Lahore and is perhaps best known for introducing a combination of psychiatry and sexology in Pakistan.

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