Does maca root affect birth control?

Patient

Q: I want to start to take a maca root supplement because
I have researched that it will balance hormones and
boosts energy. After a year of rigorous classes as a
college freshman this last year I am in need to a
boost of energy and also to fix my body from it's
slight hormonal imbalance. I'm exciting to try this
natural supplement but I don't want to start it and
have it affect my birth control. I have looked up if
maca root affects BC and didn't find a clear answer. I
really want to start the supplement but I need to know
if it will affect my BC. Thanks

Doctor

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