Biochemistry discovered the presence of human growth hormone in the pituitary gland, and scientists discovered a way to synthesize this from recombinant DNA in E. Coli. This hormone, also known as hygetropin, has both cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications. The fact remains that there is a great deal of controversy regarding the safety and efficacy of this product.
The basic claim being made is that human growth hormone, or HGH, can slow down or even reverse the effects of aging on the human body. These claims may be exaggerated, especially considering how a fake version of HGH has been circulated. This occurred after China closed down all their HGH manufacturing due to pressures being placed upon them before the 2008 Olympic Games.
In America HGH is restricted as a drug which can be dispensed only with a prescription. As such, no herbal or dietary supplements are allowed to contain this product. This has not stopped manufacturers of certain herbal products from using the term HGH in their packaging and advertising. The fact of the matter is, there is no HGH in the product. Instead, there are certain herbs and amino acids which have been show to increase the level of HGH that the body produces.
There are well-established benefits to the use of this product. It has been tested in small trials on elderly people, and has been found to increase lean muscle mass and bone density. It is not the Fountain of Youth that some tout it as, but it has also been shown to be effective ...