What are the benefits of Mucuna pruriens?
pruriens has been shown to have anti-parkinson and neuroprotective effects, which may be related to its anti-oxidant activity. In addition, anti-oxidant activity of M. pruriens has been also demonstrated in vitro by its ability to scavenge DPPH radicals and reactive oxygen species.
Does Mucuna increase testosterone?
pruriens treatment may not only induce the activation of sexual behavior but it may also increase plasma testosterone level. It has been reported recently that l-DOPA and its metabolite dopamine stimulate the hypothalamus and forebrain to secrete gonadotropin-releasing hormone