Leguminous plant used for prevention of Parkinson’s syndrome is? Acacia catechu Acacia arabica Abrus precatorius Arabidopsis.

Leguminous plant used for prevention of Parkinson’s syndrome is?
  1. Acacia catechu
  2. Acacia arabica
  3. Abrus precatorius
  4. Arabidopsis.

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Raheema Javed
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7 years ago
Mucuna pruriensis a tropicallegumenative to Africa and tropical Asia and widely naturalized and cultivated. Its Englishcommon namesincludevelvet bean,Bengal velvet bean,Florida velvet bean,Mauritius velvet bean,Yokohama velvet bean,cowage,cowitch,lacuna bean,Lyon bean,Donkey eye, monkey tamarind, and Buffalo beans.
M. prurienscontainsL-DOPA, a precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine and formulations of the seed powder have been studied for the management and treatment ofParkinson's disease.In large amounts (e.g. 30g dose), it has been shown to be as effective as purelevodopa/carbidopain the treatment of Parkinson's disease, but no data on long-term efficacy and tolerability are available.

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