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Mucuna pruriens seeds extract (Kawach, Velvet bean)

Mucuna pruriens has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over two thousand years. It is used in treatment of Parkinson’s diseases.  L-dopa is a direct precursor to dopamine, a powerful neurotransmitter involved in mood, alertness, sexuality and many other important functions. It acts as a nerve tonic and adaptogen that helps the body deal with stress. reduces excessive prolactin and increases testosterone in the body. By increasing dopamine levels in  body, mucuna  help increase lean muscle mass by stimulating human growth hormone production. Mucuna has been found to be better tolerated than synthetic L-dopa and does not cause dyskenesia.

Additional information:

The extracts are delivered paraben free, and low bacterial count without the use of any chemical or gamma treatment. Amsar is a responsible manufacturer providing green eco friendly extracts and does not discharge solvents, gases or other hazardous materials into the environment.

  • Latin Name : Mucuna pruriens

  • Sanskrit Name : Kapikachhu

  • Common Name : Kawach

  • Family : Fabaceae

  • Part Plant Used : Seed

  • Solvent used : Water

  • Storage Condition : In Double Sealed PP Bags

  • Appearance : Light Brown Powder

  • Organoleptic Test : Bitter Taste

  • Odour :  Faint Odour

  • Herb Ext. Ratio : 10:1

  • Water soluble extractives: not less than 85%

  • L-Dopa by IP 96: 15-20%

  • L-Dopa by HPLC  8-10%

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