Mucuna Pruriens is a legume found in rainforest climates including India and the Bahamas that has been thought to contain medicinal properties. As a supplement, it contains the dopaminergic precursor L-Dopa used to increase Dopamine levels thus, improving cognition and memory and is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Also, its seeds, in the form of ground powder have been researched for treating other neurodegenerative disorders. Mucuna Pruriens is also known to boost mood and is used as an herbal remedy for depression and anxiety.
|Ashwagandha, also called "Indian Ginseng", is a popular Indian herb that is used to reduce stress and facilitate learning and memory. It has powerful antioxidant effects wherein it scavenges free radicals and removes them from the body, including the brain and other major organs. Moreover, it enhances the ability of the macrophage cells to destroy pathogens. It is capable of reducing psychological stress, and is thought to act similar to GABA by which it reduces activity in the central nervous system. The nootropic benefit that could be attained is likely that of a calm focus.|
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250mg, (6% L-DOPA, 15 mg)
Although Mucuna Pruriens is generally safe to use, some reported side effects include headaches, vomiting, insomnia, and possibly some confusion.
It is best that pregnant women avoid taking this supplement.
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