Mucuna pruriens


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Mucuna pruriens

A leafy vine, the legumes from which are regarded as an aphrodisiac and used in soups or ground into flour. It is said to boost sex drive and reduce premature ejaculation; it has also been used for prophylactic management of snakebites, as an antidepressant and to stimulate lucid dreaming.

Mucuna pruriens,

n See cowhage.
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Burgess S, Hemmer A and R Myhrman Examination of raw and roasted Mucuna pruriens for tumerogenic substances.
c) Mucuna pruriens was just as, if not more effective than tolbutamide in the trial
Effects of crude extracts of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) and Carica papaya (Caricaceae) against the protozoan fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Parasitology Research, 92(5): 361-366.
2006), encontraron que el uso de Mucuna pruriens como cobertura intercalada en una plantacion de maiz (Zea mays), es una buena opcion para la conservacion del recurso suelo, debido a que su implementacion redujo significativamente los valores de perdida de suelo en un 91 y 69%, en los suelos sometidos a sistemas con labranza tradicional sin fertilizacion y labranza tradicional con fertilizacion mineral [30].
Suistanable Agriculture and Innovation Adoption in a Small-Scale Food Production System: the Case of Yam in Rotation with Intercropping Mucuna pruriens var utilis and Maize in the Guinea-Sudan Zone of Benin.
Response of Mucuna pruriens to symbiotic nitrogen fixation by rhizobia following inoculation in farmers fields in the derived savanna of Benin.
Adeyemi, "Hepatoprotective and in vivo antioxidant activities of the hydroethanolic leaf extract of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) in antitubercular drugs and alcohol models," Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, vol.
Myristica fragrans, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, and Mucuna pruriens, are among the vital components of herbal medicines used for the treatment of different diseases, including male sexual disorders.