Antler Velvet Extract

Does antler velvet extract work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Antler Velvet Extract

The overall effectiveness rating for antler velvet extract is 1.7 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using antler velvet extract may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Antler Velvet Extract

There are 3 studies in the database on antler velvet extract; the confidence rating is 30. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for antler velvet extract as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Antler Velvet Extract

Products Containing Antler Velvet Extract
Frostbitex
Bucked Up Pre Workout
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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about antler velvet extract. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
decrease body fat

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve rowing performance
increase strength

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase levels of growth hormone
increase testosterone

References

Title of Study
Effect of Elk Velvet Antler Supplementation on the Hormonal Response to Acute and Chronic Exercise in Male and Female Rowers
The Effects of Deer Antler Velvet Extract or Powder Supplementation on Aerobic Power, Erythropoiesis, and Muscular Strength and Endurance Characteristics
The effects of New Zealand deer antler velvet supplementation on body composition, strength, and maximal aerobic and anaerobic performance