Mountain Red Deer Velvet contains many naturally occurring beneficial minerals and trace elements, including calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, magnesium, sodium, zinc, copper, iron, selenium and cobalt. It also contains essential building blocks for your body’s growth, restoration and development, including the growth factors IGF-1 and IGF-2, proteins, amino acids, collagen and lipids. It also contains many naturally occurring substances required for cellular growth and function, as well as chondroitin and glucosamine.
Mountain Red Deer Velvet may be used for:
• The enhancement of daily health and well-being
• Support good joint care and mobility
• Strengthen the body’s natural immune system
• Improve the body’s strength, stamina and athletic performance
• Times of fatigue, physical exhaustion and stress
Each year male deer grow antler, while they are regrowing, the developing antlers are covered in a soft skin with short furry hair, which resembles velvet in texture and hence the term ‘velvet antler’. This process of annual regeneration is unique to deer. In the wild, the male deer sheds its antlers each year. Mountain Red Deer Velvet is harvested to support this natural event. The removal process is sustainable given its annual regeneration. The removal of the velvet is a very humane process. In New Zealand, velvet can only be removed by veterinarians or specifically trained and certified farmers harvesting under the strict control of the New Zealand Government’s Animal Welfare Advisory Committee and mandated by New Zealand law. Mountain Red guarantees that no animal is harmed in the harvesting of its product. Once the velvet has been harvested, the boys are released straight back out onto the farm to carry on with their day. Mountain Red Deer guarantees traceability of its product back to individual farms.