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Similarly, it is asked, how much Maca should I take?
Dosing. Maca is available commercially inseveraldosage forms including powder, liquid, tablets,andcapsules. Most commercial Web sites recommend a dailydoseof 1 dried maca extract 450 mg capsule 3 timesdaily takenorally with food.
Additionally, how long do you have to take maca to see results? Any supplemental herb has a rule of thumb of three tosixweeks of continuous use to notice any effects (mostlybecausebiologically we are all so different). This isoftennot the case though! I've experienced almostinstantresults with Maca, Pine Pollen, Cistanche,Shizandraand Cacao.
Correspondingly, can Maca make you gain weight?
Maca powder itself doesn't necessarilycauseyou to gain more weight. It's whathappensto your appetite and exercise after consuming macapowderthat causes the weight gain to occur. If youeat moreof the right foods and then start to exercise followingamaca supplementation, then chances are youmaygain weight.
Can I take Maca at night?
Maca root has the potential to worsenhormonalsymptoms and keep you up at night if you taketoomuch or take too much too soon. It is recommended youstartslowly– try a 1/4 tsp each morning and slowly make yourwayup to 1-3 tsp (no more than 2 for women). It is not suggestedyoutake it in the evening.