Literature Reviews About Antler and Therapeutic Effects
Murray Woodbury DVM, MSc.
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Author: Ann Cooney, Specialized Livestock Marketing Research Group, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Very useful and more comprehensive than some others in this list. This
is the latest published lit review that I am aware of. Ann and her research
team have taken the trouble to get recent references from Korea and
the Far East and interpret them for this reveiw. More than a list of references,
this reveiw provides some definitions and an explanation of Traditional
Chinese Medicine. She has the hard copies of most of the articles.
Author: John Church, PhD. John is an nutritionist educated at the University of Alberta. He is currently employed by Alberta Agriculture as an animal welfare specialist.
This is an articfle on the effects of antler sponsored by QEVA, which is
an elk velvet antler broker and distribution company. The references for
this review article can be found at Scientific
References for Velvet Antler Research.
Date: 1999 ?
Author: Helen. J. Batchelder. Helen is a senior editor of content and research at MotherNature.Com
Referenced article describing the benefits of elk velvet antler. Unknown
sponsor for this article.
Properties of New Zealand Deer Velvet
Date: June 1983
Authors: Dr. R.H. Archer and Mrs. P. J. Palfreyman. This is a report that resulted from a research contract between Massey University, NZ and Wrightson NMA Limited for a literature review and report.
is the "original" work on the effects of velvet antler. Archer and Palfreyman
went to the ends of the earth to find written material on antler and its
medicinal effects. The review is Part 1, Volume 1. There are actually about
7 or 8 more volumes of the actual hard copies of scientific and pseudoscientific
papers from Russia, China, Korea etc. Much of the accumulation is unsubstantiated
work by Western standards, but this review represents the first step in
the scientific investigation of antler properties - finding out what is
Author: Michael L. Laughlin.
Stop right here!! This is by far the most comprehensive accumulation of
material on elk velvet antler and its effects since Archer and Palfreyman.
The web document is a review article by Michael Laughlin, but the hard
copy of the actual Summary of Research also includes everyone else's review
and their references. Michael has accumulated web page material, magazine
articles, and promotional pamplets to include in this work. It includes
testimonials and unpublished reports of New Zealand velvet antler trials
on atheletes etc. The hard copy of the Summary of Research is exactlly
that - a summary of all the reveiws and their references. See if you can
get a hard copy by contacting Michael through the Vitamins in America website.