Zemtsova N.P. 1
Zverev Ya.F. 1
Turetskova V.F. 1
1 Altai State Medical University
In the article the results of research on general tonic activity of crushed red deer antlers from different manufacturers of Altai are presented. The study was conducted by methods for assessment of small laboratory animals endurance proposed by Karkishchenko V.N. et al. to study adaptogenic activity of some medicinal drugs.In the course of the experiment it has been established that after the ingestion of crushed deer antlers under study, increased stamina of the animals was observed. It was established that after the ingestion of powdered Altai deer antlers of all samples a similar increase in the duration of rats’ swimming endurance was observed, which was more expressed in the samples of antlers of series No.1 and No.3 in comparison with the sample No. 2 on the 10th day of observation.Within the specified period of the experiment the difference in the detected effects compared to the control group amounted to 31.4%; 29,5% and 26.6%, respectively. The data obtained confirm the presence of general tonic activity in Altai deer´s powdered antlers obtained from different Altai manufacturers and open up the prospects for their further in-depth study.