MACA + Arginine and Zinc

To maintain sexual performance and stimulate sexual desire*

Maca extract standardised to contain 0.6% macaene and macamide

29,00 €

MACA + Arginine and Zinc
Made in France | Ref. MZ24
1 unit
3 + 1 free

Description: MACA + Arginine and Zinc

Health claims

Zinc contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.
Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood.

Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp) is an Andean plant that belongs to the Brassicaceae family (mustards) and contains numerous nutrients and active principles, including macamides, macaene, glucosinolates and alkaloids (1). Maca is a source of energy (2) and helps to maintain sexual performance (3). It is an aphrodisiac plant that stimulates sexual desire (4) and also has a benefical influence on fertility (5).

To enhance the effects of maca, we have developed Maca +, a product that combines maca root extract from Peru, standardised to contain 0.6% macaene and macamides of the highest quality, together with the amino acid L-arginine and the mineral zinc.

Why L-arginine base and zinc?

To contribute to the overall effect of Maca +, we have selected L-arginine, a precursor amino acid in the synthesis of nitric oxide, a molecule that causes blood vessels to dilate and reduces vascular resistance (6). Due to its role in nitric oxide production, the relationship between L-arginine levels and erectile dysfunction has been the subject of research (7).

In addition, and to complement the action of Maca +, we have included zinc, an indispensable mineral for the body that contributes to normal fertility and reproduction, as well as contributing to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels (8).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. Shin, B. C., Lee, M. S., Yang, E. J., Lim, H. S., & Ernst, E. (2010). Maca (L. meyenii) for improving sexual function: a systematic review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 10(1), 44. https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-10-44
  2. Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID3864).
  3. *Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID3416).
  4. *Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID2838).
  5. Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID2839).
  6. Campbell, B. I., La Bounty, P. M., & Roberts, M. (2004). The ergogenic potential of arginine. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 1(2), 35. https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1550-2783-1-2-35
  7. Barassi, A., Corsi Romanelli, M. M., Pezzilli, R., Damele, C. A. L., Vaccalluzzo, L., Goi, G., ... & Melzi d'Eril, G. V. (2017). Levels of l-arginine and l-citrulline in patients with erectile dysfunction of different etiology. Andrology, 5(2), 256-261. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/andr.12293
  8. COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 432/2012 of 16 May 2012 establishing a list of permitted health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health.

In 6 capsules: 2400 mg of L-arginine, from biotech (obtained by natural fermentation), 300 mg of dry extract of maca root (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) standardised to contain 0.6% in macaene and macamide (i.e. 1.8 mg), 10 mg of zinc (in the form of zinc gluconate) (100% NRVs*).
 
*NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values.

Other ingredients:

Vegetable-based capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

FOOD ALLERGENS:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

DIRECTIONS:

6 capsules per day divided into three doses with half a glass of water, at mealtimes.

WARNINGS:

Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This food supplement is manufactured in accordance with GMPs according to current pharmaceutical standards (GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practices of the European Pharmaceutical Industry).
The active ingredient content is guaranteed through regular analyses that can be viewed online

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