What is Mucuna Pruriens (Dopa beans/velvet beans, Cowhedge) ?
Mucuna Pruriens is a tropical legume native to Africa and tropical Asia. Seeds of the plant contains high level of L- Dopa (about 3 – 6 %), trace amount of serotonin and nicotine.
 Why to use Mucuna?
Mucuna is natural source of L-Dopa and has anti-oxidant, neuroprotective and aphrodisiac properties*. In Ayurveda, Mucuna is considered as tonic for nervous, reproductive and digestive systems. Apart from supporting body’s motor skills, Mucuna also boosts mood, sleep, digestion and sexual functions*.
 What is the suggested dose?
5-20gm/day or as directed by your physician. You can take Mucuna in divided doses.
 Is Mucuna safe for everyone?
Mucuna powder in recommended daily amount is safe and has very minimal side effects. However, Mucuna can interact with your existing medication, so always consult your provider before taking Mucuna. Mucuna is contraindicated with Mono amine Oxidase Inhibitors Medicines.
 Why should I use whole mucuna seeds powder rather than tablets or concentrated/extract Powder?
SUPPORTS REPRODUCTIVE AND DIGESTIVE HEALTH: Traditionally, Mucuna is used as reproductive tonic for men and women. It is aphrodisiac and improves body’s sexual energy, fertility and libido. It also supports healthy production of the sperms and ovam*. Being digestive health tonic, Mucuna improves mobility of digestive smooth muscles and helps in elimination*.
NATURAL SOURCE OF L-DOPA, SUPPORTS NEUROMOTOR SKILLS AND CO-ORDINATION*: Mucuna Pruriens is a nourishing and rejuvenating nerve tonic and the rich source of naturally occurring Levodopa- a precursor of Dopamine. Because of this properties, Mucuna helps in supporting body’s natural physical balance, fine motor skills, coordination and cognition. Mucuna also improves body’s reaction to stress and supports sleep, intellectual and emotional health*.
Caution: For adults only. Not recommended for use by pregnant or nursing women. Consult physician if taking medication or have a medical condition (including high blood pressure or kidney condition). Keep out of reach of children.
- Natural color variation may occur in this product.
- Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please Recycle.
- *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.