5a-hydroxy-laxogenin is a steroidal sapinogen, although whether or not it is the desired laxinogen is a mystery since no lab standard for it is available, nor was it referenced within the GCMS library.
Marketing claims for this compound say it is the only product ever designed to increase mass and strength without steroidal influence and that it doesn't test positive for steroids.
Tests showed that protein synthesis increased by over 200%, the key to lean muscle growth and accelerated repair.
In testing, 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin has balanced cortisol response, which is the major cornerstone to healthy recovery and reduction of muscle wasting.
It's also been shown to balance cortisol on calorie restricted diets, helps control glucose and increases thyroid function.
Additionally, Laxogenin does indeed have some pretty profound anti-inflammatory effects. In addition to being able to be synthesized from Diosgenin, it is a component of smilax sieboldii.
How Do I Take Laxogenin?
Laxogenin, due to its nature of not being a prohormone can be taken all year round for its positive benefits to any bodybuilder. Laxogenin is usually dosed around 50-100mg per day.
Do I need On Cycle Therapy with this Compound?
NO. Laxogenin is not a prohormone therefore it does not require On Cycle Therapy.
Do I need Post Cycle Therapy with this Compound?
NO. Laxogenin is not a prohormone therefore it does not require Post Cycle Therapy.
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