Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens)
Commonly used part: Seeds
Reported effects: Slight euphoria, both mental and physical energy and overall sense of well-being.
Velvet Bean seeds are used as an androgenic, nootropic, antivenin, anti- Parkinson’s (2002 U.S. patent) aphrodisiac, hypoglycemic and anabolic. Contains 7% to 10% of L-dopa.
Dopamine does not cross the blood-brain barrier. However, L-dopa (levodopa) does gain access to the brain, where it is converted to dopamine.
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that promotes enjoyment and interest in life.
Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens) is used mainly to treat the following:
Parkinson’s disease, impotence, and erectile dysfunction, as an aphrodisiac, increase testosterone, muscle builder, anabolic/androgenic aid to stimulate growth hormone and as a weight loss aid.
Also, it has been used in many cultures to treat edema, intestinal gas, as a diuretic and nerve tonic. In Indian Ayurvedic medicine, it is used for worms, dysentery, diarrhea, snakebite, cough, tuberculosis, impotence, rheumatic disorders, pain reliever, sterility, gout, menstrual disorders, menstrual promoter, uterine stimulant and blood purifier, diabetes, and cancer.
Every Extract capsule contains 375mg herbal extract and 125mg Blue Lotus flower. All our herb capsules are filled with herb powders, which are usually made from the entire herb, plant or seed meat by the method of dehydration and pulverization of the product.
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