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Hyperion Herbs

Mucuna Extract

Mucuna Extract

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Hyperion’s Mucuna Extract is a concentrated form of the Ayurvedic herb Mucuna Pruriens also known as velvet bean; a natural supplement for L-Dopa.


100% mucuna extract. THAT'S IT. Made from organically grown white mucuna seeds. Absolutely NO fillers, flow agents, binders, or growth mediums.

Nutritional info

Concentration: 15% L-Dopa
Container Size: 112 grams
Suggested Serving Size: 1/4 teaspoon
Serving Per Container: About 100
Cost Per Seving: $0.35 per serving
Directions: Add 1/4 teaspoon (or as directed by your health professional) to the beverage or food of choice


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Delicious and Potent Mucuna Extract with 15% L-Dopa.

Here are some key benefits of mucuna extract:

Improves mood and reduces stress
Mucuna contains L-dopa, which is a precursor to dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that regulates mood, motivation, and focus. Mucuna may help boost dopamine levels and improve mood and mental wellbeing.

Supports healthy dopamine levels
As mentioned, mucuna is a natural source of L-dopa. Taking mucuna supplements may help support healthy dopamine levels, especially in those with dopamine deficiencies. This includes conditions like Parkinson's disease.

Enhances focus and concentration by optimizing dopamine activity
Mucuna can help sharpen focus, boost concentration and mental drive. This makes it popular as a study or work productivity aid.

Promotes restful sleep
Mucuna has anti-stress and calming properties that may help initiate sleep and enhance sleep quality. The optimized dopamine levels also promote healthy circadian rhythms.

Boosts energy and endurance
The increased dopamine levels give an energy boost similar to caffeine but without the jitters. Mucuna is used by athletes and active individuals to enhance endurance and stamina.

Improves motor control and coordination
Mucuna has been shown in studies to improve motor skills and coordination, due to the increased dopamine activity in motor pathways. This makes it beneficial for conditions like Parkinson's.

Who should NOT take Mucuna?

The main precautions are that mucuna can interact with certain medications, and high doses can cause dopamine overload. It's best to start with a low dose and consult a doctor, especially if taking other medications. But when used correctly, mucuna extract offers many advantages for brain health and function.

Here are some of the main contraindications and precautions for taking mucuna pruriens extracts:

Mucuna has not been studied for safety in pregnant or nursing women, so it is best avoided.

Parkinson's disease medications Mucuna can interfere with medications for Parkinson's like levodopa, so it should not be taken with these drugs except under medical supervision.

Psychiatric disorders
Mucuna may exacerbate conditions like psychosis, schizophrenia, or severe anxiety, so those patients should avoid it.

Mucuna may increase blood pressure in those with hypertension, so blood pressure should be monitored closely.

Digestive disorders
Mucuna may worsen conditions like ulcers, IBS, or gallstones, so caution is warranted.

Hormone-sensitive cancers
Dopamine may increase hormone levels, so mucuna should be avoided by those with hormone-dependent breast, ovarian, uterine or prostate cancers.

Mucuna may decrease blood sugar, so diabetics need to monitor blood glucose closely and adjust medications if necessary.

Thyroid disorders
Thyroid hormone levels may be affected, so thyroid function should be monitored.

Mucuna may interact with anesthetics, so it's best to stop taking it 2-3 weeks before any scheduled surgery.

In summary, mucuna pruriens supplements are not recommended for pregnant/nursing women, those taking Parkinson's medications, or people with unstable medical conditions except under a doctor's supervision. Mucuna's effect on hormones and neurotransmitters can produce adverse effects in some situations.