Latin Names Mucuna pruriens Baker / M. prurita Hook
English Name Cowhage
Sanskrit / Indian Name Kapikachhu
Mucuna pruriens is an herbaceous, twining climber with trifoliate leaves. The seeds are astringent and tonic; they possess mild insecticidal activity. The leaves of the plant are applied to ulcers. The seeds contain bioactive alkaloids masculine, mucunadine, mucuadinine, pruriendine, and nicotine, as well as ß-sitosterol, glutathione, lecithin, oils, venolic and gallic acids. The seed with its coat showed the presence of a number of bioactive substances including tryptamine, alkylamines, steroids, flavonoids, coumarins, cardenolides, etc.
Himalaya Wellness Pure Herbs Kapikachhu Men’s Health Tablet is recommended for men’s wellness. It may help to improve sperm count and sexual performance. Moreover, it helps to enhance the stamina level of the body.
It helps improve sperm count and its ability to swim (motility). It improves semen quality by preventing cellular oxidative stress, supporting sperm production, and maintaining healthy semen balance.
The seeds, due to the presence of L-DOPA and nicotine, are in great demand. L-DOPA is a neurotransmitter precursor, an effective drug for relief in Parkinson’s disease. Seed powder including seed coat is an ingredient of several ayurvedic drugs given as an aphrodisiac. It is prophylactic against oligospermia, and useful in increasing sperm count, ovulation in women, etc. It prevents male and female sterility and acts as a nervine tonic.
1 tablet twice daily or as directed by your physician.
Please maintain an hour’s gap between the intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
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Supports men’s health
Facts derived from Ayurveda texts and modern research:
Kapikachhu helps improve sperm count and its ability to swim (motility). The herb prevents cellular oxidative stress and improves semen quality supports sperm production and maintaining healthy semen balance.
It is advisable to consult your physician before you start using the product in these situations:
Conditions which require special medical care
Specific contraindications that have not been identified
Please consult your physician if symptoms persist.