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Top Mucuna Pruriens Products* ❯View User Ratings* ❯*Affiliate LinksOVERVIEW: Mucuna Pruriens seed extract (Cowhage, Velvet Bean) has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years as a treatment for Parkinson's disease. It contains L-Dopa which is converted into dopamine in the brain. READ MORE...USED FOR: Mood, Depression, Energy, Focus, Motivation, Athletic Performance, Bodybuilding, Parkinson's Disease, Arthritis, Pain and more.MECHANISM: L-Dopa from Mucuna extract is a precursor to dopamine. This excitatory neurotransmitter is involved in regulating mood, executive function, physical movement and more. READ MORE...DOSAGE: 500 - 1000mg per day; Taken 1 - 2 times a day.SIDE EFFECTS: Rated Possibly Safe for oral use at appropriate dosages. May cause mild gastrointestinal side effects. Limited clinical research data currently available. READ MORE...INTERACTIONS: Anesthesia, Anti-Diabetes Drugs, Anti-Psychotic Drugs, Guanethidine (Ismelin), Methyldopa (Aldomet), MAOIs, Tricyclic Anti-Depressants. May interact with supplements that decrease blood sugar, Kava or Vitamin B6.RELATED SUPPLEMENTS: L-Tyrosine, L-Theanine, GABA, 5-HTP, L-Tryptophan, SAMe, Rhodiola Rosea, Ashwagandha, Mucuna Pruriens, Sulbutiamine, Phenylalanine, Phenylethylamine, St. John's WortTop Mucuna Pruriens Supplements
- Elevates dopamine & norepinephrine
- Boosts mood, focus & motivation
- Improves stress response & libido
If taking mucuna for libido can one also take l-theanine simultaneously for anxiety and depression? Will the two supplements counteract each other?
Delirium is also a known side effect of use of mucuna. My granfmother used the product, and since then have being in confusion state.