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Mucuna Pruriens Capsules - 6750mg Highest Strength - 40% L-Dopa

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£12.99

Mucuna Pruriens Capsules - 6750mg Highest Strength - 40% L-Dopa


  • Both High Strength Extract and Full Spectrum Seed Powder

  •  Nothing Else Added, No Fillers

  • Vegan HPMC Capsules

Each capsule contains:

Mucuna Pruriens Extract Powder 450mg (Standardised to contain at least 40% L-Dopa)

Organic Mucuna Pruriens Seed Powder 250mg

Equivalent of a huge 6750mg of Mucuna pruriens! Unique blend of both extract and whole seed powder to deliver the full benefits of Mucuna Pruriens!

We have listened to our customers who some say that our Mucuna 40% extract is more effective for them while others say they prefer the organic Mucuna Pruriens seed powder, so why not have both in 1 capsule and reap the full benefits of Mucuna Pruriens. 

About Mucuna Pruriens

Mucuna pruriens is an invasive tropical plant that originated in tropical regions in Africa and Asia. It belongs to the genus Mucuna and the family Fabaceae. The genus Mucuna contains over 120 species of tropical climbing plants which range in size with some being small and others very massive. The term Mucuna is borrowed from the Tupi-Guarani (an indigenous tribe in Brazil) name for tropical climbers, ‘mucuna’. On the other hand, “pruriens” is a word with a Latin Origin. It describes the itching sensation one gets when they are stung by hairs of the mucuna plant. Some of its common English names are velvet bean, cowage, monkey tamarind, Lyon bean, Yokohama velvet bean, Florida velvet bean, itchy bean, cowitch, and Lacuna bean. Other vernacular names used when referring to this plant are Kara benguk in Indonesian, Moc meo in Vietnamese, Pwa grate in Haitian, Frijol abono in Spanish, Fluweelboon in Dutch, and Juckbohne in German.

The mucuna plant is moderately woody and grows to a height of approximately 7m. Young mucuna pruriens plants are almost entirely covered in furry hairs that itch when touched. However, these hairs completely clear off when they mature. The leaves are widely elliptical and tri-pinnately placed on the leaf stock. The flowers are white and have a pale blue corolla. The fruit grows into a 13 cm long pod with a shallow ridge running along its center. The pods bear shiny black seeds that are elliptical. Mucuna pruriens seeds are dried and ground into a fine powder. The powder is often placed into empty capsules to form mucuna pruriens capsules. The plant can grow in different environments. However, it thrives in tropical regions where the temperatures are relatively high and the rainfall is sufficient throughout the year. To obtain the best yields, mucuna is cultivated in very well-drained soils with a good amount of humus and moisture. Wild variants of this plant can still do well in volcanic soils and sandy soils. Mucuna also requires constant exposure to sufficient amounts of sunlight. Although mucuna pruriens can tolerate very poor conditions like drought, it will die off in waterlogged soils.

The use of mucuna pruriens dates back to 1500 BC where it was being used by ancient Indian civilisations as a traditional form of healing. It was a very important herb in Ayurveda and was recommended as a remedy especially for the elderly and terminally ill, whose brain had started degenerating. Mucuna was also widely cultivated as a cover crop used to improve the fertility of the soil in a couple of states in the USA. This method of soil improvement was mostly employed by small-scale farmers which explains why its use sharply reduced after the Second World War as more people opted for large-scale farming. Several countries in Asia and Africa also cultivated Mucuna as a food crop. Ancient tribes in Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia, and Mozambique believed that Mucuna beans could provide them with the nourishment they needed, especially when there was a shortage of food. In some Latin countries like Guatemala, Mucuna was used as a substitute for coffee. This is because they believed that it could stimulate their mind and keep them alert. During the late 19th century Mucuna gained popularity after it started to be used as animal feed. The pods of the mucuna pruriens were fed to pigs, cattle, and even poultry to keep them healthy. 

  • Please note it is against MHRA guidelines for us to talk about any potential health benefits for this supplement however a quick google search on the potential benefits and you may be surprised.

How to use: Start with 1 capsule daily for 1 week then if needed can take 2 capsules daily, 1 in the morning and 1 in the evening.

DO NOT take 2 capsules at the same time.

Due to the L-dopa content this product is not to be taken with L-Dopa medication.


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AC
10/01/2020
Anthony C.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent

Ordering was easy and postage good Thank you

RS
08/19/2020
Raza S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent quality product

Excellent quality product and equally great customer service as always. A well deserved 5 stars all round.

AK
07/30/2020
A. Kiff
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The review

Caused mild stomach unease until i got used to taking it. memory and mood have improved a bit, afer a couple of weeks, will know more longer term.

AR
07/09/2020
Alan R.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Received very quickly

Received within a few days of ordering. Very good. Too early to say whether I will get any benefits from Mucuna Puriens. Fingers crossed I do.

CH
06/19/2020
Cara-Jane H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great company, great product

The happy bean lives up to its name! My best friend died and the tears wouldn't stop until I used Mucuna pruriens. Thank you


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