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Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« on: November 05, 2011, 11:01:44 AM »
What are the benefits of Mucuna Pruriens(L-Dopa)? I always thought was just a mood enhancer/sleep aid. It's in a good number of testosterone boosters so I was wondering if it actually rose testosterone levels? I took a product by BioRythm called Regenrate and this was one of its ingredients and it really helped with recovery..
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2011, 11:30:10 AM »
For sure,it helps recovery of everything and stimulates growth hormone receptors while sleeping.
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2011, 11:44:38 AM »
What are the benefits of Mucuna Pruriens(L-Dopa)? I always thought was just a mood enhancer/sleep aid. It's in a good number of testosterone boosters so I was wondering if it actually rose testosterone levels? I took a product by BioRythm called Regenrate and this was one of its ingredients and it really helped with recovery..

+ rep for my favorite sleep aid.

helps with your mood, keeps your sex appetite up. ive noticed that it had a calming effect on me when i had anxiety issues (long time ago). it contains levodopa, precursor to dopamine, and dopamine is very important for your mood and a lot of other things in your body.

mucuna pruriens also have 5-htp in them and small amounts of DMT (not enough to get psychedelic effects thought) in them.

heres some stuff for ya


Botanical name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Common name: Cowitch, Cowhage, Velvet Bean, Cow-itch, Buffalo bean
Latin name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Part used: Seeds, Root, Legumes
 
Mucuna Pruriens, also known as Cowhage, and velvet bean contains a very powerful neurotransmitter pre-cursor L-Dopa. Mucuna pruriens is a reputed remedy of Ayurveda in nervous and sexual diseases. Traditionally, Mucuna pruriens is commonly used as carminative, hypertensive and hypoglycemic agent. Mucuna pruriens has been found to contain L-DOPA, 40 mg/g of the plant. The plant/seeds contain the bioactive alkaloids mucunine, mucunadine, mucuadinine, pruriendine and nicotine, besides B-sitosterol, glutathione, lecithin, oils, venolic and gallic acids. Studies in experimental model show L-Dopa also helps in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

L-Dopa
 
L-Dopa is an amino acid that converts into dopamine. Dopamine is an essential component of our body and it's required for proper functioning of the brain.  Research discovered the body converts the amino acid tyrosine into L-dopa; L-dopa is then converted into dopamine. Without the neurotransmitter dopamine to serve a damping effect on neural transmissions, muscles become tense and tremble.
 
Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens L-Dopa:



•Improved sleep (promotes deep sleep)
•Reduced bodyfat & decreased cellulite
•Decreased weinkles
•Improved skin texture & appearance
•Increased bone density and reversal of osteoporosis
•Increased lean muscle mass
•Improved mood and sense of well-being
•Enhanced libido & sexual performance
•Increased energy levels
•Improved cholestorol profile & regeneration of organs (heart, kidney, liver, lungs)
•Dramatically strengthed immune system

Mucuna: Human Growth Hormone

L- Dopa contains natural secretagogues which may support the body's ability to stimulate the natural release of growth hormone. The blood carries the dopamine into the brain, where it naturally increases HGH production from the pituitary gland. The increased dopamine levels also optimize the production of other hormones, including testosterone, leading to increased sex drive and improved sexual performance for both men and women,  beneficial in stimulating muscle growth, as well as burning fat from fat cells.

Mucuna and Parkinson

The seed powder of Mucuna pruriens has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for diseases including parkinson. L-Dopa significantly affects dopamine metabolism in the striatonigral tract. This ability helps improve Parkinsonian symptoms in humans. The seeds of Mucuna pruriens accumulate 0.2% - 2% L-dopa in their dry weight. Parkinson's disease study group evaluated activity of Mucuna pruriens extract v/s Levodopa/ caebidopa in sixty patients and during their 12 weeks treatment , they proved that the extract was effective with less adverse effects.

 In a a randomised, controlled, double blind crossover trial published on Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, the clinical effects of levodopa L-dopa/carbidopa (LD/CD) are compared with two different doses of mucuna preparation. Eight Parkinson's disease patients were given with single doses of 200/50 mg LD/CD, or 15 and 30 g of mucuna preparation in randomised order. Compared with standard LD/CD, the 30 g mucuna preparation led to a considerably faster onset of effect (34.6 v 68.5 min; p = 0.021), Mean on time was 21.9% (37 min) longer, peak L-dopa plasma concentrations were 110% higher and the area under the plasma concentration v time curve (area under curve) was 165.3% larger (p = 0.012). The rapid onset of action and longer on time without concomitant increase in dyskinesias on mucuna seed powder formulation suggest that this natural source of L-dopa might possess advantages over conventional L-dopa preparations in the long term management of PD.

Mucuna Pruriens Aphrodisiac Effects

Mucuna pruriens can improve sexual behavior, libido, and performance. In an aphrodisiac study done at College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, Mucuna Pruriens when administered in a dose of 75 mg/kg body weight daily, increased the sexual activity of male albino rats considerably by stimulating testosterone level. A ten fold increase in the mounting frequency was observed. The research shows that sexually active animals had increased sexual desire and improved sexual performance after 21 to 28 days. However, impotent animals did not derived any benefits.

Another research shows that Mucuna Pruriens heightened arousal and increased sexual activity to a moderate extent but also sustains it for a longer time as indicated by the increase in below Ejaculation Latency and decrease in Post Ejaculatory Interval. Mucuna Prueins is shown to possess central depressant activity. The delay in ejaculation could be due to toning down of hypersensitity of genitals and hyperexcitation of the regulatory centers. This study show that Mucuna Pruriens can be used to improve libido and delay premature ejaculation.


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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2011, 01:27:15 PM »
What are the benefits of Mucuna Pruriens(L-Dopa)? I always thought was just a mood enhancer/sleep aid. It's in a good number of testosterone boosters so I was wondering if it actually rose testosterone levels? I took a product by BioRythm called Regenrate and this was one of its ingredients and it really helped with recovery..

+ rep for my favorite sleep aid.

helps with your mood, keeps your sex appetite up. ive noticed that it had a calming effect on me when i had anxiety issues (long time ago). it contains levodopa, precursor to dopamine, and dopamine is very important for your mood and a lot of other things in your body.

mucuna pruriens also have 5-htp in them and small amounts of DMT (not enough to get psychedelic effects thought) in them.

heres some stuff for ya


Botanical name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Common name: Cowitch, Cowhage, Velvet Bean, Cow-itch, Buffalo bean
Latin name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Part used: Seeds, Root, Legumes
 
Mucuna Pruriens, also known as Cowhage, and velvet bean contains a very powerful neurotransmitter pre-cursor L-Dopa. Mucuna pruriens is a reputed remedy of Ayurveda in nervous and sexual diseases. Traditionally, Mucuna pruriens is commonly used as carminative, hypertensive and hypoglycemic agent. Mucuna pruriens has been found to contain L-DOPA, 40 mg/g of the plant. The plant/seeds contain the bioactive alkaloids mucunine, mucunadine, mucuadinine, pruriendine and nicotine, besides B-sitosterol, glutathione, lecithin, oils, venolic and gallic acids. Studies in experimental model show L-Dopa also helps in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

L-Dopa
 
L-Dopa is an amino acid that converts into dopamine. Dopamine is an essential component of our body and it's required for proper functioning of the brain.  Research discovered the body converts the amino acid tyrosine into L-dopa; L-dopa is then converted into dopamine. Without the neurotransmitter dopamine to serve a damping effect on neural transmissions, muscles become tense and tremble.
 
Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens L-Dopa:



•Improved sleep (promotes deep sleep)
•Reduced bodyfat & decreased cellulite
•Decreased weinkles
•Improved skin texture & appearance
•Increased bone density and reversal of osteoporosis
•Increased lean muscle mass
•Improved mood and sense of well-being
•Enhanced libido & sexual performance
•Increased energy levels
•Improved cholestorol profile & regeneration of organs (heart, kidney, liver, lungs)
•Dramatically strengthed immune system

Mucuna: Human Growth Hormone

L- Dopa contains natural secretagogues which may support the body's ability to stimulate the natural release of growth hormone. The blood carries the dopamine into the brain, where it naturally increases HGH production from the pituitary gland. The increased dopamine levels also optimize the production of other hormones, including testosterone, leading to increased sex drive and improved sexual performance for both men and women,  beneficial in stimulating muscle growth, as well as burning fat from fat cells.

Mucuna and Parkinson

The seed powder of Mucuna pruriens has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for diseases including parkinson. L-Dopa significantly affects dopamine metabolism in the striatonigral tract. This ability helps improve Parkinsonian symptoms in humans. The seeds of Mucuna pruriens accumulate 0.2% - 2% L-dopa in their dry weight. Parkinson's disease study group evaluated activity of Mucuna pruriens extract v/s Levodopa/ caebidopa in sixty patients and during their 12 weeks treatment , they proved that the extract was effective with less adverse effects.

 In a a randomised, controlled, double blind crossover trial published on Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, the clinical effects of levodopa L-dopa/carbidopa (LD/CD) are compared with two different doses of mucuna preparation. Eight Parkinson's disease patients were given with single doses of 200/50 mg LD/CD, or 15 and 30 g of mucuna preparation in randomised order. Compared with standard LD/CD, the 30 g mucuna preparation led to a considerably faster onset of effect (34.6 v 68.5 min; p = 0.021), Mean on time was 21.9% (37 min) longer, peak L-dopa plasma concentrations were 110% higher and the area under the plasma concentration v time curve (area under curve) was 165.3% larger (p = 0.012). The rapid onset of action and longer on time without concomitant increase in dyskinesias on mucuna seed powder formulation suggest that this natural source of L-dopa might possess advantages over conventional L-dopa preparations in the long term management of PD.

Mucuna Pruriens Aphrodisiac Effects

Mucuna pruriens can improve sexual behavior, libido, and performance. In an aphrodisiac study done at College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, Mucuna Pruriens when administered in a dose of 75 mg/kg body weight daily, increased the sexual activity of male albino rats considerably by stimulating testosterone level. A ten fold increase in the mounting frequency was observed. The research shows that sexually active animals had increased sexual desire and improved sexual performance after 21 to 28 days. However, impotent animals did not derived any benefits.

Another research shows that Mucuna Pruriens heightened arousal and increased sexual activity to a moderate extent but also sustains it for a longer time as indicated by the increase in below Ejaculation Latency and decrease in Post Ejaculatory Interval. Mucuna Prueins is shown to possess central depressant activity. The delay in ejaculation could be due to toning down of hypersensitity of genitals and hyperexcitation of the regulatory centers. This study show that Mucuna Pruriens can be used to improve libido and delay premature ejaculation.




+rep thanks for posting all that. So this by itself could be a great way to help you build muscle faster huh? And who doesn't want more sex drive. Pretty high dosing in the experiment which compares it to straight L-Dopa though. 15g would cost a whole lot of money if you were to take that much every day.
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2011, 03:24:57 PM »
In addition to everything mentioned, be ready for a huge increase in appetite when you take it.
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2011, 04:38:53 PM »
I was takig Mucuna Pruriens for about 12 weeks as part of my PH and PCT cycle.
I've been off them now for about a 4-6 weeks.

Any ideas on if/how this product is meant to be cycled?

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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2011, 05:56:45 PM »
I know its in animal stak,so maybe if you go by the animal stak cycle its 2 months on,1-2 months off.
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2011, 05:57:18 PM »
I was takig Mucuna Pruriens for about 12 weeks as part of my PH and PCT cycle.
I've been off them now for about a 4-6 weeks.

Any ideas on if/how this product is meant to be cycled?

Cheers.

I would cycle it like any other test booster, which for me is 8 weeks on, 4 off.
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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2011, 06:34:41 PM »
Coolio, thx guys.
About time to cycle back on the Mucuna again then... :)
 

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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2011, 10:51:50 AM »
Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't l-dopa a natty gh booster more so then a test booster. Basing this on the fact that it's the one of the main ingredients in Dorian Yates gh blast
 

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Re: Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens?
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2013, 11:11:56 AM »
What are the benefits of Mucuna Pruriens(L-Dopa)? I always thought was just a mood enhancer/sleep aid. It's in a good number of testosterone boosters so I was wondering if it actually rose testosterone levels? I took a product by BioRythm called Regenrate and this was one of its ingredients and it really helped with recovery..

+ rep for my favorite sleep aid.

helps with your mood, keeps your sex appetite up. ive noticed that it had a calming effect on me when i had anxiety issues (long time ago). it contains levodopa, precursor to dopamine, and dopamine is very important for your mood and a lot of other things in your body.

mucuna pruriens also have 5-htp in them and small amounts of DMT (not enough to get psychedelic effects thought) in them.

heres some stuff for ya


Botanical name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Common name: Cowitch, Cowhage, Velvet Bean, Cow-itch, Buffalo bean
Latin name: Mucuna Pruriens
 Part used: Seeds, Root, Legumes
 
Mucuna Pruriens, also known as Cowhage, and velvet bean contains a very powerful neurotransmitter pre-cursor L-Dopa. Mucuna pruriens is a reputed remedy of Ayurveda in nervous and sexual diseases. Traditionally, Mucuna pruriens is commonly used as carminative, hypertensive and hypoglycemic agent. Mucuna pruriens has been found to contain L-DOPA, 40 mg/g of the plant. The plant/seeds contain the bioactive alkaloids mucunine, mucunadine, mucuadinine, pruriendine and nicotine, besides B-sitosterol, glutathione, lecithin, oils, venolic and gallic acids. Studies in experimental model show L-Dopa also helps in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

L-Dopa
 
L-Dopa is an amino acid that converts into dopamine. Dopamine is an essential component of our body and it's required for proper functioning of the brain.  Research discovered the body converts the amino acid tyrosine into L-dopa; L-dopa is then converted into dopamine. Without the neurotransmitter dopamine to serve a damping effect on neural transmissions, muscles become tense and tremble.
 
Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens L-Dopa:



•Improved sleep (promotes deep sleep)
•Reduced bodyfat & decreased cellulite
•Decreased weinkles
•Improved skin texture & appearance
•Increased bone density and reversal of osteoporosis
•Increased lean muscle mass
•Improved mood and sense of well-being
•Enhanced libido & sexual performance
•Increased energy levels
•Improved cholestorol profile & regeneration of organs (heart, kidney, liver, lungs)
•Dramatically strengthed immune system

Mucuna: Human Growth Hormone

L- Dopa contains natural secretagogues which may support the body's ability to stimulate the natural release of growth hormone. The blood carries the dopamine into the brain, where it naturally increases HGH production from the pituitary gland. The increased dopamine levels also optimize the production of other hormones, including testosterone, leading to increased sex drive and improved sexual performance for both men and women,  beneficial in stimulating muscle growth, as well as burning fat from fat cells.

Mucuna and Parkinson

The seed powder of Mucuna pruriens has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for diseases including parkinson. L-Dopa significantly affects dopamine metabolism in the striatonigral tract. This ability helps improve Parkinsonian symptoms in humans. The seeds of Mucuna pruriens accumulate 0.2% - 2% L-dopa in their dry weight. Parkinson's disease study group evaluated activity of Mucuna pruriens extract v/s Levodopa/ caebidopa in sixty patients and during their 12 weeks treatment , they proved that the extract was effective with less adverse effects.

 In a a randomised, controlled, double blind crossover trial published on Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, the clinical effects of levodopa L-dopa/carbidopa (LD/CD) are compared with two different doses of mucuna preparation. Eight Parkinson's disease patients were given with single doses of 200/50 mg LD/CD, or 15 and 30 g of mucuna preparation in randomised order. Compared with standard LD/CD, the 30 g mucuna preparation led to a considerably faster onset of effect (34.6 v 68.5 min; p = 0.021), Mean on time was 21.9% (37 min) longer, peak L-dopa plasma concentrations were 110% higher and the area under the plasma concentration v time curve (area under curve) was 165.3% larger (p = 0.012). The rapid onset of action and longer on time without concomitant increase in dyskinesias on mucuna seed powder formulation suggest that this natural source of L-dopa might possess advantages over conventional L-dopa preparations in the long term management of PD.

Mucuna Pruriens Aphrodisiac Effects

Mucuna pruriens can improve sexual behavior, libido, and performance. In an aphrodisiac study done at College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, Mucuna Pruriens when administered in a dose of 75 mg/kg body weight daily, increased the sexual activity of male albino rats considerably by stimulating testosterone level. A ten fold increase in the mounting frequency was observed. The research shows that sexually active animals had increased sexual desire and improved sexual performance after 21 to 28 days. However, impotent animals did not derived any benefits.

Another research shows that Mucuna Pruriens heightened arousal and increased sexual activity to a moderate extent but also sustains it for a longer time as indicated by the increase in below Ejaculation Latency and decrease in Post Ejaculatory Interval. Mucuna Prueins is shown to possess central depressant activity. The delay in ejaculation could be due to toning down of hypersensitity of genitals and hyperexcitation of the regulatory centers. This study show that Mucuna Pruriens can be used to improve libido and delay premature ejaculation.




Found this thread and have to say thanks! That was an complete explanation and helped answer a lot of questions!
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