4 VELVET BEAN seeds (Mucuna deeringiana)
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Velvet bean or Mucuna deeringiana is a member of the family Leguminosae.
It is a large climbing plant that measures 15 meters in height.
It is found mainly in the warm and tropical regions of Asia and Africa.
Mucuna seeds can be black or white, they look like Canavalia or barbados nut.
Velvet bean has been used for more than 1000 years for these effects affecting the mental activity contained in the plant.
There have been very marked changes in behavior.
Mucuna seeds contain the same molecule found in Caesalpinia and are used as a substitute in the ethnic sacred drink.
Nowadays, in Ayurvedic medicine, mascara is used to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease such as henbane.
Mucuna is an aphrodisiac in India, it is used in combination with other plants to treat erectile dysfunction just like Ashwagandha or puncturevine.
Sowing velvet bean seeds:
Scarify slightly the shell of Mucuna seeds with the blade of a knife.
Soak Mucuna seeds in warm water for 12 hours.
Plant the seeds of Mucuna in small pots of peat under 1 cm deep and then water gently.
Finally, place the crop in a warm place at a temperature close to 25 to 30 ° C.
Velvet bean seeds usually germinate after 15 days.
- Beautiful exotic climbing plant.
- To cultivate partial shade.
- Seeds that can be white or black.
- Ideal for houseplant.
Do not consume.
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