• Could This Bean Give Your Brain a Boost and Help Battle Parkinson's?

    2 monthes ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    In tropical areas of the world, M. pruriens is not only a well-known protein source, but it is also used as a medicine. This unique-looking bean has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine as an aphrodisiac and nerve tonic, among other applications.
    Given the fact M. pruriens contains Levodopa, or L-dopa, a dopamine precursor that affects your energy, motivation and sense of well-being, it has long been used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in developing countries worldwide. Before you decide to supplement with M. pruriens, let's take a closer look at the research around...
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