Beta-ecdysone (ecdysterone) - steroid compound occurring in nature. The source is the spinach. Beta-ecdysone influences the level of glucose, lipid profile, and supports liver. Supports the functioning of the nervous system (reducing mental stress and body fatigue) and immune systems.
It participates in anabolism of protein and it is anti-catabolic. It is recommended to use ecdysterone in the period of an intensive, silhouette-shaping training (increase of lean body mass) and building of a condition (exercise capacity and endurance).
In the sports supplementation, ecdysterone is in herbal supplements, amino-acid sets of creatine stacks and protein supplements. Preparations containing ecdysterone are recommended as anabolics and adaptogens.
Dosage: usually 100-450 mg per day. Depending on the needs and training level, the dosage may be increased up to 1000 mg per day.