Mucuna pruriens
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Moderate
Twining annual found throughout India. Grown for pods and young leaves used as vegetable and fodder. Ayurvedic medicinal herb used traditionally as a nerve tonic. Seeds are a natural storehouse of L-dopa, a precursor of the neural transmitter, dopamine. In a recent clinical trial Parkinson's sufferers treated with crushed seeds regained some mobility with fewer side effects than conventional drugs. D4115 Infosheet: free on request with order.
S4115 Seeds $5.25/pkt
S4115 Bulk Seeds $52.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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