Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens) has been revered by Ayurvedic medicine Doctors in India for centuries
Dopamine is found throughout the brain and nervous system. It has a vital part to play in coordination and movement, hence the supplementation of it leading to successful treatment of conditions like Parkinson’s disease. It regulates information flow to the brain, which is why we experience more mental clarity when dopamine is released.
The heart, metabolism and circulatory systems all benefit from the dopamine production, and it can stimulate our reserves of energy to give us that much needed boost.
Directions for use:
Take 1- 2 capsules up to twice a day or directed from your health care profesional
Velvet Bean Extract contains 15% L-Dopa which is the immediate precursor of Dopamine. The 120 mg. of L-DOPA (3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine) is a compound found in some food and made from L-Tyrosine, which is an amino acid naturally occurring in the human body. L-DOPA is converted into dopamine in the brain and body. DOPA Mucuna provides the body with what it needs to make this important neurotransmitter.
Pregnant or lactating women should not take velvet bean due to its ability to alter hormone balance. It may increase testosterone levels and lower prolactin. Studies have also shown that it may cause birth defects in animals during pregnancy.