Mucuna Pruriens is a natural plant extract that has been used for centuries for its mood-boosting and neuroprotective properties.
This nootropic is thought to work via supply the brain with various nutrients and compounds in order to reduce stress and promote healthy functioning.
-In particular, L-dopa, which is used to produce the neurotransmitter Dopamine.
Mucuna Pruriens is popular due to the high concentration of L-Dopa, a dopamine precursor, which can cross over the blood-brain barrier.
-It should be noted that dopamine is unable to cross the BBB, where L-Dopa can.