Spp. Lepidium meyenii
Sweet, and warm. Nutritive, stimulant, adaptogen, hormone regulator, aphrodisiac, and mild aphrodisiac.
Maca, also known as Peruvian ginseng, is said to have a long history in South America as tonic that was sometimes used for long journeys. It traditionally has been used as a tonic for reproductive health in both men and women. It has also been used for erectile dysfunction, and to increase sexual desire in women.