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DOPA Mucuna - 90 Vcaps

  • Mood Support
  • Standardized Velvet Bean Extract
  • Mucuna pruriens
  • 15% L-DOPA
  • A Dietary Supplement
  • Vegetarian Formula

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that promotes enjoyment and interest in life.  Containing 15% L-DOPA (the immediate precursor of dopamine), NOW DOPA Mucuna provides the body with what it needs to make this important neurotransmitter.  Mucuna pruriens, commonly known as Velvet Bean, has been used in the traditional Ayurvedic system in India for thousands of years.

Levodopa, or L-dopa, is a compound in Dopa Mucuna. This bioactive chemical is a precursor to several neurotransmitters, including adrenaline, noradrenaline, and dopamine.  It has significant antioxidant action that works in tandem with L-dopa to improve brain health.  L-dopa crosses the blood-brain barrier and helps to increase brain levels of dopamine, an essential neurotransmitter associated with regulating mood and cognition.  Antioxidants are helpful for defending against oxidative damage by free radicals. It fights systemic redness in the brain, a factor in brain degradation.

Parkinson’s disease is characterized by decreased brain production of dopamine. Because Mucuna pruriens positively influences dopamine levels, it’s been used in natural therapies for centuries. Preliminary research indicates that the natural form of L-dopa in Mucuna pruriens provides equivalent, even better results compared to synthetic levodopa, and without the common side effects of nausea, vomiting, and involuntary muscle movement.



Serving Size: 2 Vcaps
Servings Per Container: 45


  Amount Per Serving  
Velvet Bean Extract (Mucuna pruriens) (Seed) (min. 15% L-DOPA)   800 mg  
L-DOPA   120 mg  

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take 1 to 2 Vcaps® with a meal.  Best when taken early in the day.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® Co-Enzyme B-Complex, Antioxidant Caps and True Focus™.

Other Ingredients:  Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).

Contains no:  sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.  Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
 

 
 
 
 

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