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Kapikacchu - Mucuna pruriens

Kapikacchu - Mucuna pruriens
Certified Organic

Nutritive tonic that supports proper function of the reproductive and nervous systems.
450 mg. capsules, 100 per bottle

  • Supports the proper function of the reproductive system in both men and women
  • Promotes calm and a healthy state of relaxation
  • Supports healthy nerves and proper function of the nervous system
  • Natural source of levadopa (L-dopa)

Ayurvedic description:

  • Rasa (taste): sweet, bitter
  • Virya (action): heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sweet
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for vata and pitta, may increase kapha.

Kapikacchu is one of the most powerful Rasayanas in Ayurveda. Kapikacchu is a nutritive tonic commonly used in Ayurveda as an aphrodisiac and to support proper function of the reproductive system. It increases sexual energy and strengthens and tones the reproductive organs. In men, kapikacchu supports potency, stamina and control. In women it promotes a healthy libido and fertility. The vitality bestowed by kapikacchu nourishes the entire body and calms the nerves making it an excellent rejuvenator  for vata. It is also natural source of levadopa (L-dopa) which is an essential precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine.

Common Usage:
Nutritive tonic for the reproductive and nervous systems

Possible Contraindications:
Excessive menstrual bleeding, high Pitta conditions

Suggested Use:
1-2 capsules, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.

Kapikacchu is also available in powder form

Additional facts:
Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 100
Each 450 mg capsule contains: Kapikacchu seed powder (Mucuna pruriens)

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