Deer Antler Velvet Handbook: Part 4 - Examination of Benefits and Uses

by Jason J. Duke - Owner/Artisan

Fresh Content: July 12, 2022 17:59

Deer Antler Velvet Benefits

Deer antler velvet is a supplement used as a tonic and an adaptogen by many different people for different reasons to support health, wellness, and fitness performance.

Everyone Can Take Deer Antler Velvet: Young to Old, Women, and Men

Like numerous animal foods, deer antler velvet contains naturally occurring polypeptides such as growth factors that naturally support healthy hormone balance in women and hormone function in men, including testosterone in those with male sex organs.

Key Benefits

Deer Antler Velvet Has These Key Benefits:

  • Maintain stable long-lasting energy levels
  • Promote joint flexibility and muscular strength
  • Relief of minor aches and discomfort in joints and muscles
  • Support tissue repair and regeneration of skin, muscle and bone
  • Promote physical recovery and injury repair
  • Promote vascular performance and heart circulation
  • Support healthy weight loss
  • Support physique enhancement goals
  • Support daily stress-resistance
  • Build immune function
  • Promote healthy endocrine function
    • Adrenal hormones
    • Testosterone production in males
    • Balanced hormone production in women
  • Promote healthy intimacy and genital reproductive health

Cultural Uses

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For the Chinese, velvet antler is known as 'lu rong' and considered a tonic in Chinese herbalism that promotes physical health and wellness.

The Chinese use deer antler velvet for medicine in supporting healthy kidney yang jing and yin jing, to strengthen the heart yang, to support joint health, and to genital reproductive health in women and men.

The KoreansJapanese, and Indigenous cultures around-the-world use deer antler as a restorative for children to promote healthy growth of bonesto rejuvenate the body, and as a general blood, intimacy, and anti-aging tonic.

The Russians use deer antler velvet for numerous adaptive benefits as an adaptogen.

The scientifically tested alcohol based velvet antler tincture extract, called pantocrine, is an adaptogenic tonic to boost circulation, genital reproductive health, decrease muscle fatigue and increase work capacity.

The alcohol extract, nicknamed 'panty,' may also be used to generate warmth in the cold winter months as a general strengthening tonic, regeneration, recovery and growth.

Americans and Europeans have begun to import deer antler velvet from New Zealand and China as a quality peptide and amino acid supplement for joints, glandular hormonal support, and fitness performance.

A single extensive study by scientists actually concludes that deer antler velvet, from the sika deer, improves fatigue effects by several factors including skeletal muscle contraction and mass from particular protein expressions.


Deer Antler Velvet Uses

The continuous consumption of the nutrients and constituents in deer antler velvet, as part of a well-balanced complete meals and supplementation program, are used to support, promote, and maintain many different aspects of health and wellness.

1. Joint Health, Repair and Discomfort

Deer antler velvet constituents, such as glucosamine, chondroitin, and manganese, support joint integrity and repair while reducing joint discomfort.

2. Cardiovascular Circulation

In deer antler velvet, trace and electrolyte minerals benefit heart contraction and vascular integrity. Amino acids also support normal blood pressure. And the lipids preserved in the alcohol liquid extract of deer antler velvet support circulation.

3. Hormones

In deer antler velvet, combined nutrients, such as selenium, zinc, growth factors, cholesterol, fatty acids and so on, benefit hormone production for the promotion of adrenal, growth and regeneration hormones. Sex hormones are also supported, including testosterone in males, and estrogen and progesterone balancing in females.

4. Genital Reproductive Health

Deer antler velvet promotes genital reproductive health in both sexes due to electrolytes and lipids preserved in the alcohol extract. Consumption of deer antler velvet promotes endocrine health, which includes sex hormones.

5. Rapid Regeneration and Injury Repair

In deer antler velvet, hyaluronic acid and growth factors, promote injury recovery, bodily tissues repair, and normal bodily growth support.

6. Muscle Strength and Repair

Deer Antler Velvet for Muscular Strength 

In deer antler velvet, electrolyte minerals support muscle contraction and relaxation for posture, strength, and stamina. The alcohol liquid extract of deer antler velvet is recommended for reduced muscle discomfort and increased muscle repair.

7. Bone Health and Repair

Supplementation with deer antler velvet increases bone activity, bone mineralization, and bone density from the uptake of absorbable and bio-active nutrient minerals that the bones use for health, such as calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

8. Immune Function

Deer antler velvet contains amino acids that supply material for immune cells and polysaccharides that strengthen the immune system by increasing circulation into more difficult to reach bone marrow tissues. In addition, deer antler velvet strengthens the adrenals and assist stress-resistance in supporting the immune system.

9. Skin, Hair and Nail Health

Deer antler velvet gives noticeable benefit to skin, hair, and nails from continuous consumption, due to hyaluronic acid, amino acids, and zinc for nails.

10. Red Blood Cells

Deer antler velvet will promote circulation into bone marrow tissues for increased production of red blood cells and greater oxygenation of the body. This will support energy levels and performance.


See the benefits of how deer antler velvet specifically works for the following benefits:

  • Circulation and Vascular System
  • Strength and Stamina
  • Adrenal, Stress, and Immune System
  • Bone, Joint, Skin, and Nails
  • Recovery and Injury Healing
  • Intimacy and Genital Reproductive Health

Circulation and Vascular System

Dosing with deer antler antler is invigorating to the cardiovascular system; generating warmth and supporting fatigue resistance through better oxygenation. The proteins in deer antler velvet are responsible for supporting vascular tissue regeneration and growth.

Alcohol extraction preserves unique lipids that support the circulatory system. These lipids work much in the same way as essential fatty acids do for circulation.

Additionally, the natural concentration of easily absorbable minerals are superb for holistically maintaining the circulation of blood through the heart and vascular tissue.

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Strength and Stamina

Deer Antler Velvet Supports Muscle and Fitness 

Deer antler velvet assists muscle contraction and nerve impulses while supporting the protection, production and regeneration of nerve fibersincluding neuron production in the brain.

Active Minerals for Activity

The major essential mineral calcium strengthens muscle and heart contractions. And another important mineral, magnesium, supports the relaxation of heart and muscles between contractions for on-the-go recovery.

Longer-lasting Energy for Working and Workouts

The holistic nutrition works together and as a result of the circulation being supported, oxygenated blood flows into cellular tissue for long-lasting energy and more productive work and efficient workouts.

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Adrenal, Stress and Immune Support

Deer antler velvet is a adrenal and immune tonic that supports the body to become physically resilient, so we get better at getting things done.

Taking deer antler velvet daily strengthens the whole body, including the adrenal gland while supporting immune system function for more effective immune response to toxins and byproducts of fatigue.

Deer Antler Velvet for Hard Work

Deer antler velvet is an adaptogen that assist the immune system in adapting and changing to stress and activity levels.

The adrenals need to maintain nourishment so that they can adapt the body's energy levels so that it will last longer at doing what it needs to get done.

No matter who you are, strenuous activity will not fatigue you as much with the adrenal and adaptogen benefits of deer antler velvet

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Bone, Joint, Skin, and Nail Health

Deer antler velvet contains a combination of nutrients to support joint, skin, nail, hair, and bone.

Feed and Strengthen the Bones

Since deer antler velvet is active bone, taking it has been studied to promote bone strength, bone cell proliferation, bone tissue activity, bone density, and bone mineralization.

Good for Joint Discomfort

Some people taking deer antler velvet report less joint discomfort, and even though it improves quality of life and well-being, it doesn't work as good as a drug for pain relief.

Deer Antler Velvet Promotes Strong Flexible Joints

Deer antler velvet is high in easily digestible bio-active collagen peptides that are good for hard bodily tissues, like nails, tendons, ligaments, and the cushioning between joints.

All of the these constituents work together to support healthy joint function and ensures better muscular range of motion, for better flexible strength.

Constituents in deer antler velvet that support joint, skin, hair, nail, and bone tissues.

  • Collagens
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Glucosamine
  • Chondroitin Sulfate
  • Growth-factors
  • Manganese

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Recovery and Injury Healing

Many of the benefits of deer antler velvet combine to improve the body’s recuperation time and support anti-aging, while also improving the body's power to heal injuries and bones.

Deer antler velvet can support hair growth and wound healing when applied topically to the skin by adding the liquid extract to lotion.

Deer Antler Velvet Maintains Youth


Build Up Energy for Intimacy with A Partner

The Chinese have long used deer antler velvet to support healthy intimacy and genital reproductive health; it does so by promoting the physical performance of bodily systems.

Important systems for genital reproductive health supported by deer antler velvet supplementation:

Intimacy and genital reproductive health benefits are best achieved the alcohol liquid extract, as the powder capsule form is nutritional in nature and is not shown to benefit intimacy in males nor females like the alcohol extract.

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Women Can Take Deer Antler Velvet

Women Can Use Deer Antler Velvet for Fitness and Weight Loss

Q: Can women take deer antler velvet safely?

A: Women can take deer antler velvet safely since it doesn't increase testosterone or any hormones out of the normal. Deer antler velvet supports a balanced and healthy endocrine system for healthy female glands. Women can get all the benefits that men can get, except testosterone, since women don't have male parts to make testosterone.

Women May Take Deer Antler Velvet Safely

Q: What if a woman works out, does sports, and does a weight-loss program, will deer antler velvet make her manly?

A: No, deer antler velvet will not make a women manly. Women can use deer antler velvet to do physical exercise and help them to lose weight, as part of a weight loss program. They will not produce huge muscle and they will not grow facial hair from deer antler velvet. In fact, it will promote healthy skin, hair growth, and strong nails, as well as supporting weight loss and firmness of the body.

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Deer Antler Velvet Increases Testosterone in Males

Deer antler velvet will support testosterone in those with male sex organs from it's effects on the prostate and the Leydig cells in the testicles by increased expression of protein enzymes responsible for testosterone production. The Russians figured out the alcohol extract is best for genital reproductive health.

Deer antler velvet healthfully supports the endocrine system and all hormones by supplying a plethora of hormonal nutrition in the form of growth factors like IGF-1 and essential lipids that the glands use for raw materials.

Because deer antler velvet is a dietary supplement, this means anyone can use and take deer antler velvet, so you don't need to be a athlete or weight trainer or a bodybuilder to have the unique nutrition support your body.

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