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Velvet Bean Extract

Levodopa is a medicine that the brain converts to dopamine. Carbidopa is a medicine (called a decarboxylase inhibitor) that, when taken with levodopa, helps prevent the levodopa from converting to dopamine outside the brain.

Velvet Bean Extract

Levodopa, which is extracted from Velvet Bean, is the most effective medicine for relieving symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It helps reduce tremor, stiffness, and slowness and helps improve muscle control, balance, and walking. It does not affect freezing, dementia, or problems with involuntary (autonomic) functions, such as constipation, urinary problems, impotence, or pain.

Product Name: Velvet Bean Extract
Latin Name: Mucuna cochinchine-sis(L-dopa)
Appearance: White powder
Active Ingredient: Levodopa 98% TLC,HPLC,UV
Package: 1-5KG Packaged with Aluminum Foil Bags; 10KG or 25KG packaged with cartons
Guarantee Period: 2 Years

Information of Velvet Bean Extract
The active ingredient of Velvet Bean extract is levodopa. It is a chemical that is made and used as part of the normal biology of some animals and plants. Some animals including humans make it via biosynthesis from the amino acid L-tyrosine. L-DOPA is the precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine , and epinephrine collectively known as catecholamines. L-DOPA can be manufactured and in its pure form is sold as a psychoactive drug with the INN levodopa; trade names include Sinemet, Parcopa, Atamet, Stalevo, Madopar, Prolopa, etc.). As a drug it is used in the clinical treatment of Parkinson's disease and dopamine-responsive dystonia.

Application of Velvet Bean Extract
1. Pharmaceuticals
2. Functional food additive & health supplement
3. Cosmetics & personal care products

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