Mucuna Pruriens Extract
- CONTAINS L-DOPA – Mucuna Pruriens Extract contains high levels of L-DOPA.
- SUPPORTS HEALTHY STRESS LEVELS - Research shows Mucuna Pruriens Extract can support healthy cortisol levels in stressed men.
- SUPPORTS MOOD - Mucuna Pruriens Extract helps support a positive mood.
- MANUFACTURED IN THE USA - Our Mucuna Pruriens Extract is manufactured right here in the USA and is tested for purity and potency.
Mucuna Pruriens, or Velven Bean, is a tropical bean native to Africa and South East Asia which is widely cultivated for use as a food source and in herbalism. Mucuna Pruriens is high in L-DOPA which is often supplemented to support mood and healthy stress management.
Our Mucuna Pruriens supplement is a 25:1 standardized extract of L-DOPA from the Velvet Bean (Mucuna Pruriens).
We recommend taking a dosage of 1000 mg per day (2 capsules), taken on an empty stomach. It is not recommended to exceed 2000 mg (4 capsules) per day.
Mucuna Pruriens Extract Side Effects
Mucuna Pruriens Extract is non-toxic and well tolerated at normal doses. Side effects are rare but nausea, abdominal discomfort, vomiting, and insomnia have sometimes been reported.
It’s not recommended to exceed 4 capsules per day as it is possible to overdose on Mucuna Pruriens, the symptoms of which include headaches, fatigue, tremors, fainting, and thirst.