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S Beharry and M Heinrich
Abstract
Maca - Lepidium meyenii Walp has been cultivated and used by Andean people for over 1,300 to 2000 years in Peru as food and medicine. Starting in the late 1990’s it has developed into an important herbal medicine in China and is now cultivated there widely, too.
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Herb, Quechua, Peru, Health, Lima, Lepidium, Andes, Lepidium meyenii
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