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Deer Antler Velvet Extract Health Benefits

Common questions about deer velvet supplements

Deer Antler Velvet is a lesser known health supplement, which has always fascinated us because it's one of the most amazing supplements we've ever used.

Given the lack of general knowledge on Deer Antler Velvet, we've decided to answer the most common questions we receive about our deer antler product.

What is Deer Antler Velvet?

Deer Antler Velvet is a pre-calcified antler in its growth stage. Unlike popular belief, deer velvet is not the fuzzy velvet covering the antler, but it is the antler itself while in the growth phase. This antler velvet is extracted, humanely, from our free-range deer's antlers on an annual basis in order to create our supplement. Read more about deer antler velvet

What are the health benefits of Deer Antler Velvet Extract?

Antler velvet, when taken in liquid form from a trusted source, has many potential benefits. It is a supplement that can help support your immune system, boost energy, and support  growth hormones in the body which can lead to muscle growth.* Read more about Antler Velvet's health benefits

What is IGF-1?

IGF-1 stands for Insulin-like Growth Factor-1, which is a natural hormone that is created in the body and has strong interactions with Human Growth Hormone (HGH). While it is naturally created in the body to regulate how our bodies grow, it can be increased through supplementation. It is occasionally used to supplement people who have reduced amounts of IGF-1 in the body.

Does your body stop producing Growth Factor-1 when taking Deer Velvet supplements?

This is why it's very important that you purchase pure liquid deer velvet. Taking synthetic deer velvet, which we do not sell, can result in the body not creating its own natural growth factors.

What is the Deer Antler Velvet harvesting process?

Our deer roam freely, under veterinary supervision, on our farm in Idaho. They are never harmed in the process and, to be honest, we're quite jealous of their happy, easygoing lifestyle. To summarize the harvesting process, it takes place 50-55 days after the casting of the previous set of hard antlers. This is when the antlers reach a decent size, but have not yet started to calcify. The antler is clipped, freeze-dried, and liquid is extracted in order to create our liquid velvet supplement. Read more detail about how we harvest our deer antler velvet extract

Is Antler Velvet an illegal, or banned substance?

No. Deer antler velvet (or DAV) is not illegal and is not banned in any sport. There have been many questions about DAV's use because it can increase the levels of IGF-1 in the body. So, while it can give you an edge in competition, it is completely legal and is not banned in any sport. It was very controversial when Ray Lewis used Deer Antler Velvet to heal a torn tricep injury before the Super Bowl, but the supplement is not banned.

What is the best form (velvet spray, liquid or capsule) to take Deer Antler Velvet?

The best, and only form of Deer Antler Velvet that works, is taking it in liquid form. That is why we do not offer our product in capsules or sprays. Liquid formulas of Deer Antler Velvet are the only type of formula that have a high absorption rate. Many supplement companies choose to sell their DAV formula in capsule form. While it may be more convenient to take, capsule formulas are much less potent than liquids and would need to be in much higher doses to be anywhere near as effective as liquid DAV. The absorption rate of liquid is much greater than capsules as well. The concentrated liquid formula will give you far better results than any spray or capsule ever could.

Velvet sprays and capsules don't work. Liquid drops are the only way to fully absorb pure antler velvet extract 
Read our Deer Antler Velvet Buyer's Guide to learn more

How and When Should I take the DAV Supplement?

The Pure Velvet supplement should be taken in the morning on an empty stomach. The liquid should be dispensed under the tongue and held in the mouth for 45 to 80 seconds.

Is Deer Antler Velvet meant for males and females?

Deer velvet supplementation is meant for both genders. It is safe for both men and women to take as a dietary supplement.

Why do you only offer Deer Antler Velvet? And Why only Liquid?

There are few supplements we have tried, found results, and believe in. Deer Antler Velvet is our favorite one. The effects we have witnessed have been amazing. The only other's we feel have worked (for different things) are Caffeine, Whey Protein, and Nitric Oxide. There are already quality products for those supplements. We found the need to manage the process from Farm to Bottle for Deer Antler Velvet. We could probably sell other supplements but we only want to sell what we can stand behind.

Can you buy Antler Velvet Supplements on Amazon?

In short, no. Retailers are not allowed to sell actual antler velvet extract on Amazon. There are currently brands selling fake antler extract, but Amazon does not allow brands to sell actual antler velvet.
Read more about buying Antler Velvet on Amazon

I notice the Elite level has Tribulus in it. What is Tribulus?

Tribulus Terrestris is a rare plant that can be extracted into a supplement which has proven to have numerous health benefits similar to Deer Velvet. Most notably, it assists to support healthy aging as well as supporting strengthening and toning muscles. Our Elite Antler Supplement includes it to maximize these health benefits with a one, two punch.

What are alternatives to Deer Velvet Extract?

Deer Antler extract is such a unique product, which is why we're extremely passionate about creating it. While many blogs and dietary supplement websites refer to Deer Velvet as an alternative to HGH, we don't view them as the same. We would never recommend taking HGH, as it can have negative health impact and is widely illegal. Meanwhile, Deer Velvet is an all natural superfood that helps to restore youth and recover from injury faster.

Which Deer Antler Velvet is the best for my personal needs?

We offer 3 different concentration levels of Deer Antler Velvet supplements with different prices (Classic, Premium, and Elite). Our Elite version also includes Tribulus plant extract to couple the benefits of both deer velvet and Tribulus supplementation. We've created an easy to use comparison guide to buying the right deer antler velvet for you. View our Deer Antler Velvet Supplement Comparison

Get answers to even more deer antler velvet questions

We receive many questions about our deer antler velvet supplements, but we can't possibly list the answers to every single on our FAQ section. Therefore, we've listed out the questions with links to the in-depth answers to all of your antler velvet needs below.

Have any additional questions on our pure deer antler velvet that we haven't listed here? Shoot us a note and we'll be sure to provide you a timely answer.