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Link: Mucuna pruriens in Parkinson’s disease: a double blind clinical and pharmacological study

Background: The seed powder of the leguminous plant, Mucuna pruriens has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for diseases including parkinsonism. We have assessed the clinical effects and levodopa (L-dopa) pharmacokinetics following two different doses of mucuna preparation and compared them with standard L-dopa/carbidopa (LD/CD).

Posted to thread 23rd April, 2015 by M.M.

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