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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 193496, 10 pages
Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands
Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy and High Altitude Research Institute, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Honorio Delgado 430, Lima 31, Peru
Received 24 June 2011; Revised 18 July 2011; Accepted 20 July 2011
Academic Editor: Ulysses Paulino De Albuquerque
Copyright © 2012 Gustavo F. Gonzales. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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- Gustavo F. Gonzales, Manuel Gasco, and Ivan Lozada-Requena, “Role of Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Consumption on Serum Interleukin-6 Levels and Health Status in Populations Living in the Peruvian Central Andes over 4000 m of Altitude,” Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, 2013.
- David Campos, Rosana Chirinos, Omar Barreto, Giuliana Noratto, and Romina Pedreschi, “Optimized methodology for the simultaneous extraction of glucosinolates, phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity from maca (Lepidium meyenii),” Industrial Crops and Products, vol. 49, pp. 747–754, 2013.
- Patricia L. Gerbarg, and Richard P. Brown, “Phytomedicines for Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders,” Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 37–47, 2013.
- Zhong Ai, Ai-Fang Cheng, Yuan-Tao Yu, Long-Jiang Yu, and Wenwen Jin, “ Antidepressant-Like Behavioral, Anatomical, and Biochemical Effects of Petroleum Ether Extract from Maca ( Lepidium meyenii ) in Mice Exposed to Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress ,” Journal of Medicinal Food, pp. 140414120257003, 2014.
- Tamaki Jikyo, Ryosuke Takeda, and Misato Ogata, “Lepidium meyenii (Maca) enhances the serum levels of luteinising hormone in female rats,” Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol. 151, no. 2, pp. 897–902, 2014.