Mucuna Pruriens or Kaunch one of the popular Ayurvedic herbs, is also known as Velvet bean or Cowhage. This herb contains L-Dopa, a precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine. L-DOPA Levodopa is present in the seed as well as in the stem, leaves and roots.
The L- dopa content increases when extracts are prepared. L-dopa converts into dopamine, an important brain chemical involved in mood, sexuality, and physical movement. Mucuna pruriens has antioxidant properties and has been used for generations in India for Parkinson's disease treatment.
MUCUNA PRURIENS BENEFITS
Improves Mood and feeling of well being. The amino acid L- Dopa found in Mucuna has the ability to increase active dopamine levels in the brain, resulting in noticeable mood enhancing benefits. Hence used to treat depression and anxiety.
Mucuna also helps in improving sleep, the dopamine in Mucuna has a direct effect on sleep wake cycle. It helps to decrease melatonin while you are awake and increase melatonin while asleep, thus the regulation of sleep wake cycle allows for better sleep and sustained all day energy levels.
Mucuna also supports bone density, skin health and immune system strength by increasing Human Growth Hormone.
Mucuna helps burn fat by increasing powerful fat burning hormones (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine, growth hormone, and support reduction in body fat levels.
Mucuna is a prophylactic against oligospermia (low sperm count) and is useful in increasing sperm count and regularizing ovulation in women
Mucuna supports healthy cholesterol levels since it is rich in alkaloids, saponins and phytosterols by reducing cholesterol absorption. Mucuna supplementation can help reduce the degenerative effects of Parkinson’s disease.
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