The endocrine system is a collection of glands that produce chemical ‘messengers’ called hormones essential for normal bodily functions.
A wide variety of physiological processes are carried out unconsciously by these ‘messengers.’
Once released, they flow directly into the bloodstream and are transported to organs and tissues throughout the entire body. This action regulates metabolism, energy levels, growth, sexual development, and a sense of well-being and attitude.
Maca does not contain hormones itself. Instead, it provides a unique set of nutrients that directly fuel the endocrine system and help the glands to produce dosages predetermined by one’s own body.
Hypothalamus Master GlandThe hypothalamus instructs the pituitary gland to make hormones in answer to the body’s needs. These are then circulated in the blood to a variety of the body’s tissues, including other endocrines such as the adrenal gland.1 of 7 End Tour
PancreasThe pancreas gland secretes digestive enzymes which break down fats, carbohydrates, proteins, and acids.2 of 7 End Tour
OvariesOvaries lie on either side of the uterus and just below the opening to the fallopian tubes. In addition to producing eggs or “ova,” the ovaries produce female sex hormones called estrogen and progesterone.TestesMaca has been shown to increase libido and sperm production in studies.3 of 7 End Tour
Pituitary GlandMaca’s alkaloids act on the hypothalamus-pituitary axis causing gender-appropriate responses in respective gonadal functions4 of 7 End Tour
Thyroid and Parathyroid GlandsThe thyroid gland controls the rate at which the body produces energy from nutrients. The alkaloid extract of maca can activate calcitonin hormones, which regulate the metabolism of calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) in the blood. The hormone is secreted by the thyroid and the parathyroid. It acts in the intestine, bones, and kidney to increase the (Ca2+) in the plasma. (Chacon p. 102) It also aids in wound healing through blood clotting. (Chacon p. 102)5 of 7 End Tour
ThymusMaca contains Vitamin C and trace elements of zinc, which aid the immune system function of the thymus gland. Part of maca’s adaptogenic value may be its ability to enhance the thymus’ cell-mediated immunity.6 of 7 End Tour
Adrenal GlandsThe adrenal glands produce hormones that help control the heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, and other vital functions. ACTH hormone from the pituitary gland stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids.7 of 7 End Tour
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