Organic Mucuna Pruriens Powder (L-Dopa, Human Growth Hormone)
About Mucuna Pruriens
Mucuna pruriens is a famous Ayurvedic herb that dates back to many generations. Mainly found in Africa and tropical Asia, this legume has many names depending on where one may come from. Some of the most common English names for this herb include Kapikachhu, Cowhage, Bengal velvet, Velvet bean, Florida velvet bean, Lacuna bean, Lyon bean and many others. Mucuna pruriens should always be held with care since it has an itching effect upon coming into contact with the skin.
This herb is known for its health benefits and can be taken in several forms such as powder, liquid Mucuna extract and even as droplets. This plant also has agricultural benefits such as acting as a cover crop to the soil and restoring soil fertility that has been damaged by repeated agricultural activity.
Mucuna pruriens has several health benefits that have made it popular among its users. Some of the health benefits of this tropical plant include
- Reduces the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
It has been used for ages to treat the effects of Parkinson’s disease whose main characteristic is the decrease of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a very important neurotransmitter which is crucial for proper motor skills and healthy nerve functioning. Mucuna pruriens is a primary source of L-dopa which is then converted into dopamine inside the brain. Mucuna is known for controlling Parkinson’s and the various symptoms that come with the disease.
- Helps in recovery from chronic drug use.
Mucuna pruriens helps to flash out toxins that have been stuck in the body from chronic drug use. Chronic drug use affects the brain by lowering the dopamine levels through stress and use of harmful drugs such as opioids. Since Mucuna pruriens is a primary source of L-dopa, it provides the neurotransmitter which is the converted into dopamine thus rendering the brain healthy and rejuvenated.
- Helps to treat fertility in both men and women
It provides dopamine which is known to be a neurotransmitter and enhances the production of testosterone. Testosterone levels are usually key in libido and sexual performance in both men and women. Men who have had fertility issues report to have increased sexual interests and desires after taking Mucuna pruriens. It increases sperm count and quality. It also increases sexual vigor and performance.
- Acts as an antidepressant
Lower dopamine levels can cause a change in mood and even lead to stress. This is mostly brought about by use of stimulants, chronic drug use, stress caused by environmental factors and even depression that may be brought about by cases of infertility. An increase in dopamine levels in the brain may bring a change in mood and even relaxation. Avoiding stress and depression is important since one may avoid serious illnesses such as high blood pressure and heart diseases.
- Helps in increasing muscle strength and mass
Mucuna pruriens increases the dopamine levels which in turn lead to an increase in lean muscle mass. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter which can stimulate the human growth hormone production which in turn helps to increase protein synthesis. Mucuna pruriens is like a super food supplement which upon taking for some time will start to show an increase in body mass and even lean muscle.
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How to use
We suggest taking 1 teaspoon up to 4 times split up over the period of the day, you can mix the powder with hot or cold water, in juices or smoothies, or take as directed by your healthcare practitioner,