Herbal Information On Organic Mucuna Seed Powder
Common Names: Mucuna Seed, Cowhage, Cowage, Velvet Bean, Kiwanch, Konch, Florida Velvet Bean, Bengal Velvet Bean, Mauritius Velvet Bean, Yokohama Velvet Bean, Cowitch, Lacuna Bean, Lyon Bean
Botanical Name: Mucuna pruriens
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Ci Mao Li Dou
Other Ingredients: None
Herb Form: Fine Powder, Certified Organic & Kosher
Dosage: Consult you heathcare provider for proper dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing
Additional Information On Mucuna Seed Powder
Mucuna Seed is popular herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for use with snakebites, parasites, neurological concerns and a wide variety of health conditions. Mucuna seed is a potent source of L dopa with up to a 7% concentration. Mucuna seed supports nervous system health, benefits male health and reproductive function, promotes a positive mental state, may temporarily ease stress, benefits the immune system and is a natural aphrodisiac. Mucuna seed is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It has analgesic, astringent, tonic, antiparasitic, anti-spasmodic and diuretic effects.
Naturally Occurring Components: L dopa, alkloids, choline, glutathione, methionine, pruiendine, vernolic acid, dopamine, arachidonic acid, lecithin, mucunadine, serotinin, B sitosterol glucoside, gallic acid, linoleic acid, nicotine, venolic
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 210940-51UPC: 767963110251Manufacturer Part Number 210940-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 6.00 (in)Height: 8.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)