Supplement. Mucuna pruriens, commonly known as Velvet Bean, is a legume widely used in traditional Ayurvedic herbalism. M. pruriens is known to naturally possess the direct dopamine precursor, L-Dopa.. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps to maintain normal brain and nervous system function and promotes a positive mood.. Unlike dopamine, L-Dopa can penetrate the blood-brain barrier and can be used by the brain to produce dopamine.. This product is standardized to a minimum of 15% L-Dopa.
Velvet Bean Extract (Mucuna pruriens)*(Seed) (min. 15% L-DOPA, naturally occurring) (800mg), L-DOPA * (120mg), Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose Powder, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source)
Recommended Dosage (adult)
2 capsules with a meal, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Best when taken early in the day.
- Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you are taking medications (especially methyldopa, tricyclic antidepressants, or MAOIs) or have a medical condition including a history of melanoma, diabetes, peptic ulcer, liver disease, psychiatric disorder, or cardiovascular disease, or if you are planning to have surgery, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Keep out of reach of children
- Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens. Natural color variation may occur in this product. Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle. Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please Recycle