Deer antler velvet has been attracting a lot of attention due to the fact that it’s proven to be safe and effective in the treatment of various illnesses. To date, research shows that deer velvet does work and is most effective in stimulating the immune system which is your body’s natural defense against diseases and infection. It also contains anti-inflammatory compounds that greatly help in reducing inflammatory and pain associated with degenerative diseases. Researchers also provided some other compelling reports that velvet antler treats other ailments such as the following:
- Cardiovascular problems
- High blood pressure
- Bone and joint pain
- Stomach ulcers
- Kidney and liver problems
- Erectile dysfunction
There are also a lot of claims supporting the efficacy of deer antler velvet for women experiencing negative effects of menopause, and among sports professionals and athletes as one of the best tools for muscle preserving and muscle building. It is also believed to be a natural source of IGF-1 or the insulin-like growth factor 1 which is one of the compounds responsible in mediating growth and development.
Deer antler velvet is also known to promote lean tissue growth and its recuperative effects for faster recovery in an event of over-exertion or injury. Another report confirms its efficiency to improve sexual libido for men and women as well as its anti-aging effects.
While there have been no compelling evidence yet that deer antler velvet can actually cure cancer, research and clinical studies conducted in Russia show that velvet extracts impede cancer cells from spreading, thus increasing more positive results and survival rate.