Mucuna bru is a matchless nutritional support for brain cells. It balances ‘vata’ and helps body fight ‘vata’ disorders (neurological disorders) such as to 'Kampa' (tremors), 'stambha' (stiffness). ‘vishada’ (depression), symptoms which bear clinical resemblance to Parkinson’s disease(PD) diseases other diseases caused by neurodegeneration.
Its active ingredient Mucuna pruriens seed extracts is a rich plant source of L-dopa (L-dihydroxyphenylalanine), a natural precursor of dopamine in the brain. Due to its antioxidant effect, Mucuna pruriens also scavenge free radicals known for damaging lipids, protein, DNA, and, ultimately, cells.
The other phytochemical, nicotine, available in a small amount of Mucuna pruriens seeds also helps release dopamine in the brain. As a nervine and nutritive tonic, Mucuna Bru is also a good choice for those requiring aphrodisiac action. It is not only safe for those suffering from spermatorrhea, oligospermia, dysmenorrhea, memory loss, diabetes, high B.P., rheumatic and muscular pains but nourishes the body to combat these problems. Mucuna is a rich source of protein, fiber, iron, potassium vitamins C, A, B vitamins.
Chicorium intybus is known as a friend of liver and due to its high content of inulin is considered as Food for Healthy Gut Flora.