Maca and curcumin are both from roots of medicinal plants. Maca is an ancient South American herbal remedy and curcumin is the active and beneficial compound in turmeric—a medicinal root used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda.
Maca and Curcumin Health Uses and Health Benefits
Maca and curcumin both have individual health benefits. Maca is known to be good for sex drive and for balancing hormone levels, in both male and female health. Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory that helps with chronic disease. With maca’s hormone-balancing benefits and curcumin’s anti-inflammatory benefits, maca and curcumin can be used for managing diabetes and obesity and preventing and treating heart disease.1,2,3