Info: 200 g (7 oz) Resealable Bag
In Ayurvedic medicine, Kapikacchu (which is also sometimes spelled as Kapikachhu) is used to support the brain and nervous systems as a means of aiding the body cope with stress. Formally known as Mucuna pruriens, and also referred to as the velvet bean or cowhage, Mucuna is a tropical vine that produces pods containing numerous seeds. These precious seeds are an excellent source of the amino acid levodopa (L-dopa), which also functions as the precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine in our brains. Low dopamine levels can affect your mood, alertness, sleep, memory, as well as sexual and muscle functions. Therefore, by consuming foods that are high in L-dopa, such as Mucuna / Kapikacchu powder, you may be able to enhance your body's natural dopamine production.
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Certified Organic Kapikacchu Powder (Mucuna pruriens)
No added flavors, fillers, preservatives, additives, sweeteners, carriers, stabilizers or excipients.
Take 1 teaspoon as a tonic once or twice daily. Add powder to water, coconut water, juice, or smoothies. Traditional Ayurveda suggests taking 1 teaspoon twice daily in warm water or warm milk as a supportive tonic.
You can make a tea-like infusion by adding 1 teaspoon to 6 to 8 oz of hot water or almond milk. Let it sit for 10 minutes to allow the compounds to be released. Add some honey or 1 teaspoon of Yacon Syrup or Coconut Palm Sugar to add a touch of sweetness.
Kapikacchu is often added to Rice dishes as an herbal food in traditional applications. Combine the powder with one portion of Organic Traditions' Sprouted Risotto mix or Sprouted Quinoa for added benefits.
Add to any porridge, cereal, herbal tea or raw dessert.
Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
Allergen Information: Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free.