Maca (Lepidium meyenii) belongs to the Brassicaceae family is a naturally occuring adaptogen, strengthening and revitalizing the body. Maca root is rich in many nutrients and micronutrients necessary for the proper functioning of the body. It is a rich source of amino acids, carbohydrates, fatty acids, vitamins (B1, B2, C B3), minerals (iron, selenium, manganese, zinc, copper, boron), and polyphenols. Black Maca, which is more directed towards men, exerts aphrodisiac effects, increasing libido. It also has a beneficial effect on fertility and enhances physical performance and bone structure. Due to its antioxidant properties, maca has a protective effect on nerve cells and slows the aging process of the body. In addition, it improves cognitive functioning, adversely affects the processes of learning and memory, reduces feelings of stress/anxiety and reduces fatigue.