Harmonic Arts Organic Mucuna Pruriens - Also known as Velvet Bean, Mucuna pruriens is a tropical legume that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. One of the most important bioactive compounds in Mucuna is levodopa (L-dopa), an important precursor to the mood-enhancing neurotransmitter dopamine. It's also an important precursor for adrenaline and noradrenaline. In addition to providing support to healthy neural function, Mucuna is a powerful adaptogenic herb, promoting well-being and a healthy response to stress and may help as an aphrodisiac and mood-supporter. It has been shown to increase energy and support hormone health in both men and women.