Elk Velvet Antler in Traditional Chinese Health

2000 years of Good Health: Yin and Yang – Rest and Energy

Yang is often depicted by a deer or elk.Traditional Chinese health focuses on the prevention of ill health. This is in stark contrast to western medical practices, which focus on treating an illness once you get it. Good health is a continuum of healthy life choices and practices.


Velvet antler (Cervus elaphus) is a typical traditional animal medicine. It is considered to have various pharmacological effects including stimulation of the immune system, increase in the physical strength, and enhancement of sexual function.

Velvet Antler: A Literature Review

Helen J. Batchelder

Multicultural Use
Velvet Antler Processing and Composition
Indications For Use
Summary Of Biochemical Effects & Implications For Research

Helen J. Batchelder, senior editor of content and research at, has served as senior writer and special products writer for Integrative Medicine Communications (I MC) in Newton, MA, and most currently worked on an expanded version of The Complete German Commission E Monographs for IMC and the American Botanical Council. Author of Everything You Need to Know About PMS, part of Prima Health’s Natural Pharmacy series, Ms. Batchelder was also the associate editor of Herbal Research Publication’s Protocol Journal of Botanical Medicine. …

Is there Scientific Research on Elk Velvet Antler?

An international symposium is held every four years to “build a scientific foundation for the traditional nutraceutical uses of antler”.

Antler science and product technology research is being conducted in a number of countries around the world.

Every four years the Antler Science and Product Technology Symposium brings together a world community of scientists, doctors, processors, producers and consumers to further the exchange of knowledge and to explore new insights about antler. …

Had a call today from a Holistic Veterinarian

I had a call today from a holistic veterinarian in the mid-West USA.  She had heard about CanEVA-K9 for pets from another veterinarian but wanted to learn more.  Her practice focuses on nurturing health rather than combating disease.   She was specifically interested in the fact that velvet antler works to repair the joint not just mask the pain. …