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Our neck and shoulders are composed of muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, veins, ligaments and other supporting structures. The tightening of the myofascial fascia can also cause spinal curvature. To avoid such deteriorations, early attention to myofascial pain is highly necessary - Customer review with explanation

CERVICAL MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME Wendy had severe pain and stiffness in her neck and upper back. That stretched to her back, making her unable to straighten her upper body. These conditions are called cervical myofascial pain syndrome.

Our neck and shoulders are composed of muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, veins, ligaments and other supporting structures.
In most cases, neck pain is related by muscle or ligament damage. It is estimated that some 50% of people suffer from cervical myofascial pain syndrome. The problem is even affecting younger people nowadays. The main symptom is soreness & stiffness in neck and shoulder muscles, radiating towards the upper back and waist areas. There are painful knots in muscles. When they are pressed, there is substantial pain and the nearby muscles is tight & stiff like a rock. That can spread to other parts of the body.

The tightening of the myofascial fascia can also cause spinal curvature. To avoid such deteriorations, early attention to myofascial pain is highly necessary.

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Wendy had severe pain and stiffness in her neck and upper back. That stretched to her back, making her unable to straighten her upper body. These conditions are called cervical myofascial pain syndrome which is a form of inflammation. She felt unstable when standing as if she was stepping on cotton. This could be a sign of cervical degeneration. She had tinnitus and felt cold constantly. Her hands and feet were very cold. But her body exam failed to identify the source of her health issues. Based all her symptoms, her Chinese doctor reckoned that the root cause was strain and deficiency in qi and blood. Chinese medicine theory has it that kidney qi deficiency and the weakening of the liver and the kidney can cause orthopaedic degradation and deficiency of qi and blood. Therefore we must nourish the kidney and strengthen the flow of qi and blood. The health benefits of Altrive Deer Velvet + Astaxanthin Capsules exactly match such essential needs.

SHOULDER & NECK PAIN: PRESPECTIVE OF WESTERN MEDICAL PRACTICE

Because the nerves of the shoulder, neck and upper back are closely connected, people often mix up the pain in these areas. This is referred to as “referred” pain" in medical terms. There are many causes of shoulder, neck, and back pain, including issues with the heart, the lung, the spinal cord and abnormalities of other our bodies. However, most cases such pains are purely orthopaedic issues. Apart from acute trauma, strain and degeneration are the most common causes of such pain.

Chronic Soft Tissue Damage
Incorrect posture and constant repeated movements can damage our muscles, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, joint capsules, synovial sacs, resulting symptoms of chronic pain. The damage triggers contractions to protect the injury areas. As a result, blood circulation in the affected areas is undermined, unable to provide the oxygen needed for the repair.

Rotator cuff tear
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff tear can be caused by a single injury or strain. The tendons and bursa around your rotator cuff are especially prone to inflammation that causes pain and stiffness around your shoulder. And as we age, the blood supply to rotator cuff tendons reduces, impairing the body's natural ability to repair tendon damage and bone spurs often develop on the underside of the acromion bone. The bone spur rubs on & damages the rotator cuff tendon.

Cervical Spondylosis
Based on research findings, it is estimated that more than 60% of people over the age of 60 have cervical spine problems. The risk level is related to age, occupation, trauma and genetics.

Early symptoms of cervical spondylosis usually include pain and stiffness in the neck. If not handled in a timely manner, cervical spondylosis results in a narrowing of the space needed by the spinal cord and the nerve roots that pass through the spine to the rest of your body.

If the spinal cord or nerve roots become pinched, you might experience:
  • pain spreading to shoulders
  • tingling, numbness and weakness in arms, hands, legs or feet
  • lack of coordination and difficulty in walking
  • loss of bladder or bowel control

Due to aging, the bones and cartilage that make up your backbone and neck gradually develop wear and tear.

  • dehydrated discs: Our spine is composed of vertebrae. There are the soft discs that act as cushions between vertebrae. Disks act like cushions between the vertebrae of your spine. By the age of 40, most people's spinal disks begin drying out and shrinking, which allows more bone-on-bone contact between the vertebrae, increasing the risk of cervical osteoarthritis.
  • herniated discs: When the exterior of the spinal disks ages. Cracks often appear, leading to bulging (herniated) disks — which sometimes can press on the spinal cord and nerve roots. A tear in the disc ring may result in the release of chemicals causing inflammation, which can result in severe pain even in the absence of nerve root compression.
  • bone spurs: Degeneration of the intervertebral discs stimulates the intima of joint to produce bones misguidedly, causing bone spurs. These bone spurs pinch the spinal cord and nerve roots.
  • ligament stiffness: A ligament is the fibrous connective tissue that connects bone to bone. When our spinal ligaments age and harden, the flexibility of the neck is hampered.
  • cervical spine arthritis: The neck nerves are squeezed, affecting the neck, nerve roots, spinal cord, vertebral arteries and sympathetic nerves.
Neck and shoulders spine disc degeneration includes normal disc, degenerative disc, bulging disc, herniated disc, thinning disc and disc degeneration with osteophyte formation.

SHOULDER & NECK PAIN: PRESPECTIVE OF CHINESE MEDICAL PRACTICE

Chinese doctors believe that the pain mainly comes from “poor circulation of blood & qi” and “deficiency of blood and qi”. If the strain in the cervical spine stimulates the sympathetic nerve, palpitations, tinnitus and nausea are likely to occur.

In the early stage of shoulder and neck strain, the usual symptoms are pain and muscle stiffness. That impairs blood flow in the affect areas. This falls into the “numbness” category in Chinese medical theory. Long hours on reading documents & computer work and using mobile phones continuously, our necks are in poor posture which causes poor blood circulation. If left untreated, it can lead to chronic pain such as neck muscle atrophy, muscle strain and cervical degeneration. Cold air con or fans blowing directly on the neck and shoulders can cause the muscles to spasm.

Due to aging, people's liver and kidneys become weaker, leading to the deficiency of qi and blood. Therefore the musculoskeletal system is not getting sufficient nutrients for essential maintenance and pain is resulted. During and after menopause, women experience hormones change. Their bone, tendon and muscle lose elasticity. The inefficiency in nerve transmission and flow in arteries and veins can cause pain in neck, shoulders & spine and even spine degradation.

Chinese Doctors Medical Theory for shoulder and neck pain.

TCM divides shoulder, neck and back pain into 3 major types:

(1) wind-cold-dampness type: pain & numbness in the shoulders, neck and back; shifting or severe pain; stiff neck

(2) qi and blood deficiency: dizziness, paleness, palpitations, shortness of breath, numbness in limbs, spiritless, fatigue, lack of strength

(3) liver and kidney deficiency: dizziness, headache, tinnitus, deafness, insomnia, limb numbness, neck pain, weakness in the waist and knees, inability to walk for a long period

TCM treatment is based on the principle of stimulating the circulation of the blood and causing the muscles and joints to relax. Chinese medicine, acupuncture, massage and cupping are used according to the type of pain in order to eliminate the coldness, dampness and activate blood circulation. The objective is to relax, reduce pain and improvement of qi and blood flow. Deer antler is often recommended by Chinese doctors to address kidney deficiency, revitalise the body and fight again degeneration.

TINNITUS: ISN'T IT JUST EAR PROBLEMS? IT CAN BE REAL AND FALSE BY NATURE?

tinnitus causes Chinese Doctor medical theory and treatments clearly explained

Tinnitus is not a disease itself but a symptom of other potential health problems. It can be attributed to main causes.

Age-related hearing loss, eardrum inflammation, stiff middle ear bone, inner ear disease or inner ear muscle spasm, acoustic neuroma, damage of ear nerve or auditory cortex.

Sensory hair cells in the ear damages by noise, trauma to the head or neck affecting the inner ear.

Atherosclerosis, tumours in the blood vessels of the head or neck, high blood pressure, carotid artery or jugular vein stenosis and blood flow turbulence.

Antibiotics, diuretics, antidepressants, quinines, cancer drugs, nicotine and caffeine.

Unfortunately Western medical exam fails to identify any solid reason for tinnitus in many cases.

TCM treatment of tinnitus depends on whether the problem is real or false by nature. To differentiate the two, you can simply cover both ears with your hands. If the tinnitus becomes louder, it is “real” by nature. If the tinnitus becomes quieter, it is “false” by nature. Symptoms of tinnitus due to aging are is considered “false” and can be further classified into:

A person's kidney is the foundation of life. Weakness in kidney 'qi' energy can cause signs of aging such as tinnitus, back curvature, feeling cold and weakness of waist & knee. Therefore, reinforcing the qi of the kidneys is the method used by TCM to treat tinnitus in older patients.

This is caused by the inadequacy of qi and blood. Therefore the five sense organs (including ears) are not supplied with sufficient nutrients for essential maintenance.

When encountering tinnitus, you should consult your doctor to find out the reason. If the tinnitus is a “real”, immediate medical treatment is necessary. If it is “false”, it is important to replenish your body with health supplements. Deer antler + astaxanthin is highly effective for the maintenance of body conditions and promotes long-term health, fighting against “deficiency”, weakness and aging.

DEER VELVET ANTLER : JOINT HEALTH

The Chinese Pharmacopoeia states that: Deer Velvet Antler strengthens the kidney, helps blood and strengthens bones. It can improve the symptoms of blood deficiency, coldness, waist pain and weak bones.

Deer Velvet Antler is a rich source of natural GAGs including chondroitin, glucosamine, keratin sulfates, hyaluronic acid and proteoglycans. Researches show that chondroprotective agents promote repair of cartilage by stimulating anabolic metabolism of chondrocytes and/or inhibiting catabolic processes found in osteoarthritis.

Deer Velvet Antler contains four types of collagen. Collagen in the deer velvet antler is beneficial for bone health and joint health, supports cartilage-derived antigens and can help to relieve the symptoms of arthritis.

Prostaglandins in velvet antler are known for their anti-inflammatory effects, reducing swelling in injury, infection, pain, and arthritis.

As you age, your body's natural level of growth hormones are also reduced. Deer velvet antler also contains 20 growth factors (including IGF-I , IGF-II). IGF-1 is the most important of the 4 growth factors in the human body. It stimulates new cell growth and cell regeneration in the body and is responsible for increasing lean muscle mass, decreasing body fat and improved healing and recovery times.

Deer velvet antler enhances blood volume, blood circulation and the oxygen carrying capacity of blood by stimulating red blood cell growth and nourishing bone marrow.

Altrive 'Big Bulb' Deer Velvet Antler has very high amino acids content (>57%), including glutamine, which is very important for nerves and the immune system.

Our Super A Deer Velvet Capsules are certified by an independent ISO 17025 lab to contain >57% Amino Acids & <32% Ash.

Deer Velvet Standard Amino
Acids
1
Moisture Ash Content
New Zealand - Altrive ‘Big Bulb’ Deer Velvet Standard > 57% < 6% < 32%
Jilin Province, China - Sika Velvet Provincial Standard - ≤ 16% ≤ 45%
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards – Sika Velvet - ≤ 14% ≤ 37%
Chinese Materia Medica Grand Dictionary (China) - Sika Velvet Max. 50.13% - -

1 Total Amino Acids (DM = Dry Matter)

Astareal natural astaxanthin protects cells from premature decayAstaxanthin under the microscope

ASTAXANTHIN: THE WORLD'S KING OF NATURAL ANTIOXIDANTS & ANTI-INFLAMMATORY SUBSTANCES

The energy required by our bodies is produced by burning muscle glycogen and fatty acids. The process of energy conversion produces reactive oxygen species, free radicals and derivatives. These substances oxidize cell membrane molecules and proteins, destroying cell structures, leading to apoptosis and inflammation. Modern medical theories point out that the reason for most diseases triggered by degeneration and unhealthy lifestyle factors is chronic inflammation. That can affect different parts of the human body.

Astaxanthin is the world's most powerful safe natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substance.
  • Reduces joint oxidative stress, resists osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Protects muscle cells, reduces damage and inflammation
  • Reduces vascular system oxidation, strengthens blood circulation and promotes capillary integrity of atrophic muscles
Western Medical Treatment options for Neck and Shoulder pain.

SHOULDER & NECK PAIN:
WESTERN MEDICAL TREATMENT

Treatments for neck and shoulder pain and shoulder arthritis by western medical practice include:

  • anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics
  • local muscle relaxants or antidepressants
  • hot or cold pads
  • corticosteroid injection
  • surgery on nerve roots or spinal cord
Western Medical Treatment options for Kyphosis (humpback).

KYPHOSIS (HUMPBACK)

Spine degeneration, osteoporosis, arthritis & muscle atrophy may cause kyphosis (humpback).

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'Big Bulb' Deer Velvet Antler

Altrive™ Deer Farm | NZ 'Big Bulb' Deer Velvet Antler Altrive™ A Grade 'Big Bulb' Deer Velvet Antler
The 'Big-Bulb' shape & wide circumference of SA grade velvet delivers a higher ratio of bio-active inner velvet vs its semi-calcified surface.
AstaReal™ Astaxanthin has 6000 times the anti-oxidant power (Singlet Oxygen Quenching Power) of Vitamin C

ASTAXANTHIN : CLINICAL TRIALS

1. Astaxanthin Improves Power Output

  • 21 competitive amateur cyclists,4mg/day AstaReal™ or placebo
  • 2 hour constant load cycling as pre-exhaustion, followed by 20 km time trial
  • 4mg/day AstaReal™ Astaxanthin for 28 days or placebo
  • 100% of participants showed an improvement in time & power output,121 sec improvement (5%) in average time and a 20W increase (15%) in average power output
AstaReal™ Astaxanthin improves muscle function power and time performance

2. Astaxanthin Protects Muscles from Inflammation

  • 40 trained soccer players (average 18 years old),21 treated with 4mg/day AstaReal™ Astaxanthin,19 treated with placebo
  • Placebo group had a 57% increase in system pro-inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP), while the Astaxanthin group did not
AstaReal®Astaxanthin reduces muscle inflammation

3. Astaxanthin Protects Muscles from Free Radical Damage

  • Randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study
  • 32 elite soccer players were divided into two groups and took placebo or 4 mg AstaReal™ Astaxanthin daily for 90 days
  • Blood samples were taken before and after 90 days supplementation and after 2 hour acute exercise at the end of observation period.

Post-exercise levels of the muscle damage markers (peak CK and AST levels) were significantly lower in the Astaxanthin treated group compared to placebo group.

Astaxanthin protects muscles from free radical anti-oxidant damage
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ALTRIVE™ NEW ZEALAND 'BIG BULB' DEER VELVET + NATURAL ASTAXANTHIN CAPSULES

The only health supplement brand that warrants the deer velvet nutrient level (quality) & amount in each capsule

1) THE PERFECT PRODUCT COMPOSITIONMade in New Zealand - ALTRIVE™ NEW ZEALAND 'BIG BULB' DEER VELVET + NATURAL ASTAXANTHIN CAPSULES

Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb Deer Velvet + AstaReal Astaxanthin
75%
25%
100%
Deer Velvet
Altrive™ : #1 red deer velvet farm in NZ
deer velvet : Altrive™ lineage Super A
100% natural, non GMO
grown in New Zealand
made in New Zealand
amino acids >57%, ash <32%
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Astaxanthin
AstaReal™ : #1 Astaxanthin in the world
micro-algae : haematococcus pluvialisis
100% natural, non GMO
grown in USA
made in Japan
natural astaxanthin 2.5%
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'Big-Bulb’ Deer Velvet + Astaxanthin
no filler, additives or preservatives
encapsulated into 100% gelatin capsules
100% natural, non GMO
made in New Zealand
100% Natural Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb Deer Velvet + AstaReal Astaxanthin

Deer velvet antler is a unique health food with a holistic and diverse range of efficacy, far superior to Reishi Mushrooms (lingzhi) and Caterpillar Fungus (cordyceps). Astaxanthin is the world's king of natural antioxidants and anti-inflammatory food. Its antioxidant capacity is 6000 times stronger than that of Vitamin C (SOQP); 739 times (ORAC) of Korean ginseng, 305 times (ORAC) of Reishi Mushrooms (ling zhi) and 240 times (ORAC) of Caterpillar Fungus (cordyceps). It protects the kidneys and other organs of the human body, enhancing overall health.

The combination of “Altrive deer velvet antler + astaxanthin” is so unique and holistic that there is no need to take multiple types of other health supplements (e.g. those seen in the table below) at the same time.

function KOREAN
GINSENG
DEER VELVET
ANTLER
FEMALE
GINSENG
SOLOMON’S
SEAL
MAGNOLIA
BERRY
REISHI
MUSHROOM
[LING ZHI]
NOTO-
GINSENG
DONKEY HIDE
GELATIN
HUMAN
PLACENTA
CATER-
PILLAR
FUNGUS
(Panax
ginseng)
(Cervi cornu
pantotrichum)
(Angelica
sinensis)
(Polygonatum
sibiricum)
(Schisandra
chinensis)
(Ganoderma
lucidum)
(Panax notoginseng) (Colla corii
asini)
(Placento) (Ophio-
cordyceps
sinensis)
enhances immunity 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
adjusts endocrine
system (hormones)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
stimulates cranial
nerves (brain health)
1 1 1 1 1
activates metabolism
(nutrient intake)
1 1 1 1 1 1
removes free
radicals (antioxidant)
1 1 1 1 1
adjusts trace
elements
1 1 1 1
prolongs cell
lifespan
1 1 1
improves
microcirculation
(blood flow)
1 1 1
enhances functions
of inner organs
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
TOTALS 9 9 6 6 6 5 3 2 2 2

  Natural Astaxanthin [HP microalgae]

Progress of Research on Chinese Medicine Related to Longevity & Anti-aging, Nanjing Xiaoshi Hospital (210009) Zhang Xizhen,
      The Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (210029) Gu Baoqun

Deer velvet antler comes in very different levels of quality (bio-activite amino acid levels). Altrive is the only health supplement brand available in Hong Kong that warrants the quality of the deer velvet antler in it's products. We warrant an amino acid content of greater than 57%, certified by an independent ISO17025 laboratory.

Altrive New Zealand 'Big-Bulb' Deer Velvet + Astaxanthin revitalizes men & women and supports kidney health.

2) PRODUCT EFFICACY - SUITABLE FOR

ORTHOPAEDICS
STAMINA & STRENGTH
ANTI-AGING & IMMUNE SYSTEM
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Orthopaedics product benefit of Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb deer velvet + AstaReal astaxanthin Stamina & strength product benefit of Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb deer velvet + AstaReal astaxanthin Anti-aging & immune system product benefit of Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb deer velvet + AstaReal astaxanthin Reproductive system product benefit of Altrive™ NZ Big Bulb deer velvet + AstaReal astaxanthin
SUITABLE FOR people with osteoarthritis, muscle pain, swelling & stiffness and people recovering from injuries
  • Rich in glycosaminoglycans and antioxidants, supporting your body to build, maintain & repair joint structures including bone, cartilage, ligaments, joint fluids & tendon.
  • Rich in amino acids that are necessary for muscle action & repair, supporting speedy recovery from injuries.
  • Contains prostaglandin, supporting the body to regulate inflammation, swelling & pain.
SUITABLE FOR sport players and people wanting to overcome body fatigue
  • Promotes blood flow & production of red blood cells, optimising oxygen in blood that is important for power output, stamina & endurance of muscle.
  • Enhances fat metabolism and muscular development during exercise.
  • Reduces lactic acid, fatigue & post-exercise muscle soreness, minimising recovery times.
  • Minimises muscle damage and effects of sports injuries.
SUITABLE FOR people concerning early aging, fatigue, stress, cold limbs, weak immune system and those recovering from illness/injuries
  • Helps blood flow & production of red blood cells, boosting supply of oxygen & nutrients to cells, energy, physical strength and minimizing deficient cold.
  • Encourages production of white blood cells and antibody to support immune system and destroys bacteria.
  • Helps recovery from brain fatigue & stress, reducing feelings of irritation, improving moods and feeling of well-being.
SUITABLE FOR people who want to strengthen their reproductive system and enhance their enjoyment of life
  • Traditional Chinese medicine theory: Deer velvet remedies ‘yang deficiency’ of kidney which is an organ crucial to functionalities of the reproductive systems of men & women.
  • Supports the production of testosterone which is thought to be related to male fertility as well as sex drive in both men & women.
  • Promotes health of women’s reproductive system, regulating menstrual cycle/flow, relieving menopause related discomfort such as pain, night sweats and hot flashes; helps improving energy level and mood.

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3) IMPORTANT HEALTH BENEFITS - NATURALLY!

EYE-SIGHT HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules Protect Eyesight
  • Improves quality of vision by preserving the zoom-in, zoom-out refocusing rate of the eyes ciliary muscle (muscle in the eye used to judge an objects distance).
  • Improves eye strain, sensitivity to glare symptoms, sore eyes, burred vision and neck & shoulder pain linked to Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
  • Reduces UV-B light induced inflammation and oxidative eye damage.
  • Improves capillary blood flow, thus improving nutrition, oxygenation and waste removal in ocular system (the eye & central visual system).
  • Combats premature formation of cataracts (clouding of the lens) and vision loss.
  • Reduces retinal neural cell death and damage to the eyes circulatory system caused by glaucoma. Glaucoma (damage to the optic nerve) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness!
  • Delays progression of presbyopia (long-sightedness caused by eye lens loss of elasticity) in middle aged and elderly patients.

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules Protect Heart & Cardiovasular Health
  • Improves lipid (fat) metabolism and profile.
  • Inhibits plaque formation by suppressing uptake of oxidized ‘Bad’ Cholesterol (LCL-C) by cell microphage.
  • Improves capillary circulation.
  • Modulates blood pressure, lowering stroke risk and vascular endothelial health.
  • Reduces oxidative stress in high risk population.
  • Increases Nitric Oxide (NO) Levels and improves blood vessel elasticity.
  • Suppresses Metalloproteinases (MPP) activity and may protect the vascular wall & increase vascular stability.
  • Exerts anticoagulatory effects and inhibits blood clotting (blood clots can lead to strokes).

BRAIN HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules Protect the brain from degenerative diseases
  • Improves age-related forgetfulness, multi-tasking, and alertness.
  • Decreases oxidation of red blood cells, which is linked to prevention of dementia.
  • Enhances capillary blood flow and blood antioxidant quality.
  • Quenches oxidative stress and inflammation in the brain’s circulatory system.
  • Modulates key cellular factors that promote neurodegenerative conditions.

BALANCING OF BLOOD PRESSURE, BLOOD SUGAR AND CHOLESTEROL

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules Balance Blood Pressure, Sugar Levels, Control Cholestoral & protect against diabetes
  • Reduces blood pressure by making the arterial wall more elastic & lumen area greater.
  • Preserves insulin levels, reduces fasting glucose levels & better control in glucose tolerance.
  • Reduces the oxidation of ‘Bad’ Cholesterol (LCL-C), increases ‘Good’ HDL Cholesterol and reduces Triglyceride (TG) level.
  • Increases Nitric Oxide (NO) Levels and improves blood vessel elasticity.
  • Suppresses MPP activity and may protect the vascular wall & increase vascular stability.
  • Exerts anticoagulatory effects and inhibits blood clotting.

BONE & JOINT HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules develop bones and keep joints healthy
  • Promotes repair of cartilage.
  • Reduces bone loss and enhances anti-osteoporotic activity (especially post-menopause).
  • Boosts muscle power and endurance during exercise.
  • Lowers lactic acid, fatigue and post-exercise muscle soreness.
  • Protects against exercise induced muscle damage and inflammation.
  • Slows down muscle loss (atrophy) and helps maintain aging muscles
  • Promotes good circulation (improves blood flow and the quality of red blood cells)

LIVER HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules protect the liver and kidneys
  • Reduces triglyceride levels / fats in the liver (fatty liver).
  • Reduces oxidative stress on the liver.
  • Inhibits the development of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
  • Reduces liver damage (Lowers alanine aminotransferase / transaminase levels, plasma markers of liver damage).

IMMUNE FUNCTION HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules aid immune function and protect the body against infection and diseases
  • Faster immune response.
  • Strengthens and balances the immune system.
  • Enhances white cells / antibody production.
  • Protects immune cells against unwanted oxidative stress.

STOMACH, INTESTINE & COLON HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules help treat and protect against digestive disorders
  • Decreases bacterium infections (E.g. Helicobacter pylori).
  • Lowers gastric inflammation (E.g. Irritable bowel).
  • Reduces clinical symptoms of indigestion.
  • Protects against stomach ulcers.

SKIN & HAIR HEALTH

Altrive™ Deer Velvet & Astxanthin Capsules helps protect skin against UV damage and promotes hair growth
  • Promotes hair growth.
  • Revitalizes photoaged skin by quenching oxidative stress and inflammation in all skin layers.
  • Reduces the size of wrinkles and improves skin micro-texture.
  • Improves elasticity in the skin by strengthening the collagen layer.
Altrive™ Red Deer Farm #1 NZ Award Winning Red Deer Velvet Antler Farm since 2013 at the Annual New Zealand National Velvet & Hard Antler Competiton

4) ALTRIVE™ DEER VELVET ADVANTAGE - WORLD'S #1 BEST QUALITY AWARD WINNING DEER VELVET ANTLER

  • Altrive™ Red Deer Farm is the accumulative #1 award winning red deer velvet farm in NZ, in the NZ Annual National Velvet & Trophy Antler Competition organised by National New Zealand Deer Farmers Association since 2012.
  • Altrive™ is the only deer velvet brand world-wide, that warrants the nutrient standard of the velvet in our products. The 'Super A' (SA) Deer Velvet used in our capsules is certified by an independent ISO 17025 lab to be very high in bio-active Amino Acids content (and low in useless Ash & Water content).
Deer Velvet Standard Amino
Acids
1
Moisture Ash Content
New Zealand - Altrive™ ‘Big Bulb’ Deer Velvet Standard > 57% < 6% < 32%
Jilin Province, China - Sika Velvet Provincial Standard - ≤ 16% ≤ 45%
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards – Sika Velvet - ≤ 14% ≤ 37%
Chinese Materia Medica Grand Dictionary (China) - Sika Velvet Max. 50.13% - -

1 Total Amino Acids (DM = Dry Matter)

The 'Big-Bulb' shape & wide circumference of SA grade velvet delivers a higher ratio of bio-active inner velvet vs its semi-calcified surface.

Only <0.08% deer farms in New Zealand have superior stags and the favourable environment to produce a sizeable quantity of 'Big-Bulb' SA velvet.
This makes Altrive™ 'Big-Bulb' SA deer velvet very unique & precious!

NZ SA Grade Red Deer Velvet_vs_Sika Deer Velvet
Altrive™ NZ Super A 'Big Bulb' Grade Deer Velvet
Altrive™ NZ Super A Grade 'Big-Bulb' Deer Velvet Trademark

5) ALTRIVE™ FARM ADVANTAGE - 100% SAFE LOCALE (CLEAN, GREEN, FREE RANGE DEER)

Altrive™ Deer Farm is located in Riversdale, Southland in a country-side area near Fiordland National Park in the very far south of New Zealand's South Island. 100% Pollution Free, Nuclear Free, Disease Free, Non-GMO, clean, green open range deer haven. It is one of the purest places in pristine New Zealand & indeed in the world!

Southland province in NZ, is well renown as the home of New Zealand's best red deer, similar to how Changbai Mountain is famous for its sika deer in China.

At Altrive,deer stags and hinds are raised naturally. Altrive™ Deer Farm never uses any GM feed, artificial feed nor growth hormones to foster growth, ever... 100% PURE & NATURAL DEER

Worlds best deer growing region, Altrive™ Southland, NZ
Altrive™ - 100% Natural, Clean, Pollution, Nuclear Free Deer Farm Altrive™ NZ Free Range Deer Farm in winter Altrive™ NZ Natural Healthy Fed Deer in winter Altrive™ Grass Fed Deer Velvet in winter

6) 'HIGH-TECH / 100% COLD' PRODUCTION ADVANTAGE = 'HIGHLY BIO-ACTIVE' DEER VELVET

Altrive™ deer velvet products are processed and packaged in a 100% heat-free manner so that protein and lipid structures do not break down resulting in a more efficacious ingredient. Research has shown that the water-soluble protein in freeze-dried velvet antler is 13.1 TIMES HIGHER than with other production processing methods.

Our velvet is freeze dried using advance technologies. We use cold alcohol microbial treatment. Our products are 100% made in New Zealand, within a GMP certified factory. We use high quality packing box and tamper proof sticker, deliberately avoiding plastic shrink wrapping which expose products to intense heat.

NB: Please be very wary of all other brands of deer velvet capsules (full antler stick or deer velvet slices) without an independent lab amino acid test report, as almost all manufacturers in New Zealand, China & Korea etc. are still using high heat-processing methods where they boil the deer velvet at very high temperatures for a long time (even if they freeze dry it later!), thereby destroying the bio-activity of their deer velvet & also the potential health benefits for you!

Worlds best deer velvet - cold processed, 13.1 times more potent

7) ASTAREAL™ - #1 NATURAL ASTAXANTHIN BRAND IN THE WORLD!

Why do we add AstaReal™ Axtaxanthin to Deer Velvet?

Deer velvet Antler is a highly potent ingredient and should not be overdosed. To further enhance the effect of our product, we have chosen to supplement it with astaxanthin for strong reasons.

  • Astaxanthin as a natural, highly potent and high-price ingredient, compatible with deer velvet.
  • It is ‘neutral’, neither heaty nor cooling. It is an absolutely a safe supplement.
  • Its is the strongest natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substance on earth. Just like deer velvet, Astaxanthin is a supplement that supports the restoration and rebalancing of the human body so that it can repair and protect itself.
  • The health benefits brought by astaxanthin are also as diverse as those offered by deer velvet. They are related to muscle; cardiovascular system; body metabolism; immune system as well as the brain, eyes and skin.

AstaReal™ USA Biomass / Japan Processing #1 safe natural axtaxanthin brand in the world

Astaxanthin is nature's most powerful
known 'anti-oxidant' & 'anti-inflammatory'

Natural astaxanthin made from Haematococcus pluvialis (HP) microalgae is a natural carotenoid that can be found existing in water in nature.

Human beings can benefit immensely from astaxanthin. But since our bodies cannot synthesize it directly (due to the hard cell wall), previously we could only obtain sufficient astaxanthin by eating a substantial amount of seafood daily which contains astaxanthin. The good news is that nowadays it is possible for us all to instead obtain sufficient 100% natural astaxanthin in the form of health supplements.

NB: Astaxanthin is a 'Pure Antioxidant' and no matter the dosage will fight damaging free radicals and help your health (I.E. Unlike CoQ-10, Beta Carotene, Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E, C, D and Selenium etc. which can turn 'Pro-oxidant', thereby releasing free radicals & actually causing damage your health!).

Natural Astaxanthin has '6000 times' more
'anti-oxidant power' than Vitamin C

AstaReal™ Astaxanthin has 6000 times the anti-oxidant power (Singlet Oxygen Quenching Power) of Vitamin C AstaReal ™ - natural astaxanthin under the microscopeAstaxanthin under the microscope AstaReal ™ Astaxanthin's unique pure antioxidant cell membrane protection

Why is AstaReal™ #1 - your safest & the best choice of Astaxanthin?

AstaReal™ is the world´s leading producer and innovator of natural astaxanthin :
  • The first company in the world to commercially produce natural astaxanthin from microalgae. A highly advanced & one-of-a-kind technology using specially designed photobioreactors is used to cultivate the microalgae Haematococcus pluviailis (HP).
  • AstaReal™ produces premium natural astaxanthin products that are of the highest potency, quality and stability.
  • AstaReal™ astaxanthin is the most studied brand of astaxanthin in the world
  • AstaReal™ astaxanthin is free of heavy metals, pesticides, cancer causing pollutant PAHs, nuclear radiation that plague so many growers & the astaxanthin Altrive™ uses is processed for human consumption 100% mechanically & naturally in Japan (without chemicals/heat).
AstaReal ™ - AstaReal USA FDA Gras Certificate & Non-GMP verified

8) COUNTERFIT 'FAKES' PROTECTION / 'SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION' CUSTOMER ASSURANCE

In order to protect consumers’ interests, Altrive™ has printed a unique individual authentication 'QR Code' onto the label of every single bottle (This label is applied at the packing factory in New Zealand).

After scanning, you will see 1 of the following 3 symbols.

Atrive Genuine Real Product This symbol means the QR code & your product are real
and that you are the 1st person scanning this code.
May be Atrive Genuine Real Product This symbol means the QR code is real, but it has been scanned before.
Fake Product This symbol means the QR code does not exist and the product is fake.

If the QR code is real, you will be able to see the following proof of ISO Lab independent 'bio-activity' & NZ manufacturing origin related to your product.
  • independent ISO17025 lab certificate on amino acids (including essential amino acids), ash and moisture content of the velvet in the capsules
  • independent ISO17025 lab certificate on nutrition values printed on the nutrition label
  • independent ISO17025 lab certificate on product safety (microbial, heavy metals and pesticide residue)
  • certificate of New Zealand origin
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