Relevant Literature

Latté K.-P.
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC., Die Juckbohne, Porträt einer Pflanze.
Zeitschrift für Phytotherapie 2008; 29: 199-206

Tharakan B, Dhanasekaran M, Mize-Berge J, Manyam BV.
Anti-parkinson botanical Mucuna pruriens prevents levodopa induced plasmid and genomic DNA damage.
Phytother Res. 2007 Jul

Manyam BV, Dhanasekaran M, Hare TA.
Neuroprotective effects of the antiparkinson drug Mucuna pruriens.
Phytother Res.; 18 (9): 706-12, 2004 Sep

Katzenschlager R, Evans A, Manson A, Patsalos PN, Ratnaraj N, Watt H, Timmermann L, Van der Giessen R, Lees AJ.
Mucuna pruriens in Parkinson's disease: a double blind clinical and pharmacological study.
J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry. 75 (12): 1672-7, 2004

Bala V. Manyam, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran, Theodore A. Hare
Effekt of Antiparkinson Drug HP-200 (Mucuna pruriens) on the Central Monoaminergic Neurotransmitters..
Phytother. Res. 18, 97-101, 2004

Bala V. Manyam and Krishnakant M. Parikh
Anti-parkinson Activity of Mucuna Pruriens Seeds.
Annals of Neurosciences, 9, 40-46, 2002

Manyam, BV
Tradition and innovation of an ayurvedic drug for Parkinsons disease.

5th International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicine, Hall (Saale), Germany 18th-24th August 2002, abstract.

Nagashayana N, Sankarankutty P, Nampoothiri MR, Mohan PK, Mohanakumar KP.
Association of L-DOPA with recovery following Ayurveda medication in Parkinson's disease
J Neurol Sci 2000 Jun 15;176(2):124-7

Manyam BV, Sanchez-Ramos JR.
Traditional and complementary therapies in Parkinson's disease
Adv Neurol 1999;80:565-74

Manyam BV, Parikh KM.
HP 200: A herbal drug for treatment of Parkinsons disease
Parkinson Magazine, 1997; 8:10-11

Manyam BV
Ayurvedic therapy may provide plant-based treatment for Parkinsons disease.
Complementary Medicine for the Physician, 1997;6:pages 41, 47, 48

Manyam BV et al.
An alternative medicine treatment for Parkinson's disease: results of a multicenter clinical trial. HP-200 in Parkinson's Disease Study Group.
J Altern Complement Med 1995 Fall;1(3):249-55

Pras N, Woerdenbag HJ, Batterman S, Visser JF, Van Uden W.
Mucuna pruriens: improvement of the biotechnological production of the anti-Parkinson drug L-dopa by plant cell selection.
Pharm World Sci 1993 Dec 17;15(6):263-8

Manyam BV.
Paralysis agitans and levodopa in "Ayurveda": ancient Indian medical treatise
Mov Disord 1990;5(1):47-8

Vaidya AB, Rajagopalan TG, Mankodi NA, Antarkar DS, Tathed PS, Purohit AV, Wadia NH.
Treatment of Parkinson's disease with the cowhage plant-Mucuna pruriens Bak.
Neurol India 1978 Dec;26(4):171-6