To date after thousands
of users, there are no known side effects or any reported. It is not advisable to take
Imperial Gold Maca™ late at night, as it may create energy and
keep you awake. The best time to take it is either all at once or twice a day.
Several capsules after or during a breakfast meal and several capsules later in
the day or with dinner is ideal.
If you have been
diagnosed with uncontrolled high blood pressure
your are discouraged from taking
but check with your own healthcare practitioner for certainty.
Women with a hormonally related cancer's, such as estrogen receptive breast
discouraged from using this herb without first discussing it with there health
care provider. Men who have a hormonally related cancer, such as
prostate cancer are also discouraged from taking
Gold Maca™ without first
discussing it with your own health care practitioner.
Even though these
discouragements are for both our protection and yours, we have never had anyone
report a negative experience to date.
Each capsule of
600mg. of pure premium organic Maca root, (Lepidium peruvianum
Chacon). Our experience has shown that beginning with
2-4 capsules a day. You will feel a noticeable difference in energy, stamina
alertness and sex drive
almost immediately within a day or two. You may increase or decrease the number
of capsules up or down without any fear of negative results. If you find that
you are satisfied with less that it fine.
Some individuals may have
a major imbalance in their system, and will need to gradually increase the
number of capsules to experience a difference. If, seven days after starting with
3 - 4 capsules, you do not feel a difference, increase by 1 capsule a day until you notice
increased energy, decreased hot flashes, increased sex drive, etc. Then start decreasing
capsule until symptoms reappear. This way you can monitor what is best for your
The beneficial effects of
Maca™accumulate with use. The amount required to
increase energy or maintain a healthy state of hormonal balance usually decreases
over time. For example, a man using a beginning amount of 6 capsules a day may find that
after 3-4 weeks he may only need 2-3 capsules to achieve the same results.
For those who know and understand Adaptogens, say
that an Adaptogen is nature's solution to sickness. To be considered an adaptogen, a plant must conform to the following criteria:
- The plants must be nontoxic and totally
harmless to the body. It must allow for continuing normal physiological functioning of the
human body without adverse reaction and easy
The action it exerts on the body must be nonspecific and should maintain normal
body functions despite a wide range of onslaughts to the body ( i.e., stress).
It should normalize body functions irrespective of existing
pathological condition and not cause or induce odd bodily behavior.
Unlike drugs which carry with them the possibility of side effects,
Adaptogens must benefit the body without disturbing it or doing any harm. Not many plants possess
Serious research on Adaptogens began in 1947 under the auspices of
Dr. Nicole Laserev from Russia. He reported on several indigenous plants that helped
increase the body's natural resistance to environmental stresses and later coined the term
is a wonderful
supplement to any diet. While it has shown the ability to increase stamina,
energy and internal body balancing so effectively. It is not replacing hormones
in the body, but nourishing the hormonal system,
you can start or stop the herb without any danger to the body at anytime. It is
alternate periods of taking the herb with periods of rest from the herb to maximize the
body's response period. For example: on 12 weeks and off 1 - 4 weeks. Due to the
excellent effects of taking
Imperial Gold Maca™,
most people find that they do not want to be without it for so
long and alternate it 10-12 days on and 1-2 days off. This will allow the body to readjust to an
improved level of functioning on its own.
Maca is an adaptogenic herb which means it adapts to the
bodies needs. The body will utilize and absorb what it needs with its brilliant
internal knowledge, and it absorbs only what it needs from this amazing miracle
herb. The usual amount eaten by native South Americans to maintain stamina is
a day ( that would be as much as 12-14 capsules of
folks work at very high altitudes above 10,000 feet above sea level, and have little else in their
diets that support them nutritionally. Yet these large doses of MACA have not
shown any toxic effects. Their are many adaptogenic herbs, but Maca seems to be
the most superior as future studies will show.
Athletes, bodybuilders and runners use
Gold Maca™ in large amounts because of the physical stress they put on their muscles
and organs. They take about 5-8 grams a day ( 6-8 capsules ), 4-5 times a
week to increase endurance and performance naturally. These people may be the
exception, yet it is important that those using this herb understand that it affects
individuals according to their needs. Because
an herb food the chances over over dosing is slim to none. In Peru, the native
Indians use Maca in everything they consume. For example a walk through the
Peruvian market place will find all types of Maca cookies, drinks, deserts etc.