New Brunswick – Natreon’s PrimaVie®, a clinically proven and high quality Purified Shilajit from the Himalayas, significantly increased free and total testosterone levels in healthy volunteers in a new study published in Andrologia. In this randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study, seventy five healthy volunteers between the ages of 45 and 55 received either 250 mg of PrimaVie® twice daily or identical placebo twice daily for 90 consecutive days. Results from the study showed that supplementation with PrimaVie® lead to a 20% increase in total testosterone levels and a 19% increase in free testosterone levels after 90 days. Results from study suggest that PrimaVie® would be an ideal ingredient for male sexual health products.

PrimaVie® consists of dibenzo-α-pyrones (DBPs), DBP-chromoproteins (DCPs), fulvic acid, forty different trace minerals, and it has very low levels of heavy metals. It can be used in beverages, even ready to drink beverages, as it is more than 90% soluble and stable in solution. In addition, PrimaVie® is pre-DSHEA, Kosher and Halal certified, and Natreon recently received self-affirmed GRAS status. Clinical studies have shown that PrimaVie® can increase exercise endurance and overall fitness level and it up-regulates genes in skeletal muscle coding for synthesis of collagen and related extracellular matrix proteins by several fold (patent pending). Results from these studies suggest that PrimaVie® would be ideal in sports nutrition and anti-aging or beauty from within products. Further studies are being done to evaluate these benefits.

About Natreon Inc.
Natreon Inc. is a 16 year old company located in New Jersey with a state of the art R&D facility in Kolkata, India, and is focused on developing and marketing Ayurvedic products backed by extensive research, high degree of standardization, multiple clinical studies, safety studies, and intellectual property. Natreon’s R&D team is headed by Prof. Shibnath Ghosal, a Fulbright scholar and an eminent natural product chemist with hundreds of publications in scientific journals and a group of Ph.D. and Master’s level scientists. Natreon’s scientific research includes process optimization, development of chromatographic analytical methods such as HPLC, HPTLC, GC-MS and LC-MS for standardization, development of marker compounds, and pharmacological studies. Safety studies are done in the USA and clinical studies are conducted in reputed institutes in India as well as the USA.