Prohormone & Supplement Ingredients:

Ajuga Turkestanica (Turkesterone)

Ajuga turkestanica is a plant from Central Asia containing phytoecdysteroids, which include alpha-ecdysone, 2-desoxyecdysterone, ecdysterone, sileneoside A, and turkesterone. This has reportedly been used used by Soviet athletes for anabolic purposes.

Phytoecdysteroids ecdysteron and turkesteron isolated from Ajuga turkestanica decrease the manifestations of uremic intoxication in rats with experimental renal pathology induced by a nephrotoxic mixture. The nephroprotector effect of the phytoecdysteroids studied resembles the action of a steroidal anabolic drug nerobol.

There's some speculation in teh bodybuilding community that Ajuga turkestanica can improve athletic performance, increase muscle strength and endurance, help maintain muscle mass and build muscle and other tissues.
Supplements with this ingredient:
MethylDrol (Prohormones)

Links to additional information on Ajuga Turkestanica (Turkesterone)
11-Alpha vs. Turkesterone (Ajuga Turkestanica) (Added on 1/22/2011)
Structures of selected ecdysteroids (Added on 1/22/2011)
Practical uses for ecdysteroids in mammals including humans: an update (Added on 1/22/2011)
Pure turkesterone (Ajuga turkestanica Extract) powder / caps ? (Added on 1/22/2011)

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