Compiled Studies, Research & Articles on Turkesterone

A lot of people complain about the lack of research when it comes to a novel compound like Turkesterone. When it comes down to it, Turkesterone is new, but there are studies backing up the claims.

Turkesterone Studies

This is complete list of the Turkesterone biomedical literature. We've detailed out every single possible bit of turkesterone literature available on the internet and summarized it here for you.

If you're looking for "research" - here you go:

27 Biomedical Citations for Turkesterone

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] The anabolic properties of turkesterone phytoecdysone and turkesterone tetraacetate in experiments on male rats
A Russian study from 1976 that started it all.


Synthesis and biological activities of turkesterone 11alpha-acyl derivatives

Discussion on the biological interactions of turkesterone.

The minor ecdysteroids from Ajuga turkestanica

A comparison of the various ecdysteroids that exist.

🇷🇺[RUSSIAN] Effect of turkesterone and nerobol on the activity of the protein synthesizing system of mouse liver

Another Russian study on the liver synthesis in rats published in 1978

🇷🇺[RUSSIAN] Estimation of the hypoglycemic effect of phytoecdysteroids

A new(er) Russian study on the hypoglycemic effects of both ecdysterone and turkesterone.

Ecdysteroids from the underground parts of Rhaponticum acaule (L.) DC

A study of three new ecdysteroids isolated from a new plant (in addition to turkesterone and 20-hydroxyecdysone)

Ecdysteroids from the Stem Bark of Vitex doniana Sweet (Lamiaceae; ex. Verbenaceae): A Geographically Variable African Medicinal Species

A study on the antimicrobial effects of turkesterone - including it's ability to help alleviate malaria fever symptoms.

Naturally Occurring Ecdysteroids in Triticum aestivum L. and Evaluation of Fenarimol as a Potential Inhibitor of Their Biosynthesis in Plants

A study on the abundance of various ecdysteroids in plants - including turkesterone.

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] Comparative study of the effect of ecdysterone, turkesterone and nerobol on the function of rat liver mitochondria in experimental diabetes

Another Russian article (this one from 1986) on the effect of turkesterone on rat liver function

Ecdysteroids from two Brazilian Vitex species

A study on new sister ecdysteroids extracted from plants similar to turkesterone.

Ecdysteroids of Vitex scabra stem bark

A study of a variety of ecdysteroids isolated from the Vitex plant

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] The results of experimental study of phytoecdysteroids as erythropoiesis stimulators in laboratory animals

Another Russian article (1997) discussing the red blood regeneration capabilities of turkesterone and the comparison to the anabolic compound nerobol.

Structure of a novel phytoecdysteroid, vitexirone, and efficient isolation of phytoecdysteroids fromVitex fisherii

A study of a novel ecdysteroid - vitexirone - a sister compound of turkesterone.

Additional minor ecdysteroid components of Leuzea carthamoides

A study of an additional 17 ecdysteroid style compounds.

🇨🇳 [CHINESE] Phytoecdysteroids of Rhaponticum uniflorum root

A 1991 Chinese study  isolating Turkesterone and Ecdysterone from the root Rhaponticum uniflorum for the first time.

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] Stress-protective properties of phytoecdysteroids

A study in rats showing effects of ecdysteroids helping restore cholestoral and preventing glycogen decrease in stressed animals.

Ecdysteroid 7,9(11)-dien-6-ones as potential photoaffinity labels for ecdysteroid binding proteins

A study fo 3 ecdysteroids prepared by dehydrating more common ecdysteroids. This is primarly a study of the molecular and biological makeup of the compounds.

🇷🇺 [Russian] Effect of phytoecdysteroids and steranobols on the activity and stability of membrane-bound enzymes of liver mitochondria in experimental hepatitis

A study comparing turkesterone at 5mg/kg with nerobol at 10mg/kg int rats with experimental hepatitis showed improving alteraations in the membranes of liver mitochondria.

Development of a method for simultaneous screening of four natural-derived steroids and their analogues used as dietary supplements via liquid chromatography-quadrupole-time of flight mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

A study of various turkesterone and ecdysteroid supploements determining quality testing capabilities via chromatography.

Lung local defense in experimental diabetes mellitus and the effect of 11,20-dihydroxyecdysone in combination with maninil

A study showing the addition of turkesterone to rats with a lung disease seemed to improve their mechanisms responding to lung defense.

🇷🇺 [Russian] Mechanism of the anabolic action of phytoecdisteroids in mammals

A study on the mechanism of action of turkesterone and ecdysteroids in rats concluded that it's anabolic effect is not connected to the RNA synthesis process, but the accelleration of the translocation processes (how the body transmits ingredients and nutrients through the body).

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] An experimental study of the hepatoprotective properties of phytoecdysteroids and nerobol in carbon tetrachloride-induced liver lesion

A 1992 experiment dosing rats at 5mg/kg to rats with hepatitis appear to rapidly normalize metabolic disorders in the liver, and improve cholesterol excretion.

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] Effect of phytoecdisteroids and anabolic steroids on liver mitochondrial respiration and oxidative phosphorylation in alloxan diabetic rats

A 1985 experiment in rats at 5mg/kg dosage vs. 10mg/kg of rats with experimental diabetes normalized metabolic conditions of the rats liver mitochondria. Turkesterone normalized this in 7 days. Nerobol did the same in 14 days.

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] Effect of phytoecdysteroids and nerobol on parameters of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and phospholipid spectrum of liver mitochondrial membrane in experimental diabetes mellitus of rats

A 1992 study on rats with diabetes comparing 5mg/kg of turkesterone and 10mg/kg of nerobol showing normalization of free fatty acits, glycogen adn other functions of the liver.

🇷🇺 [RUSSIAN] Experimental study of pharmacotherapeutic effect of phytoecdisteroids and nerobol in toxic liver damage

A study comparing turkesterone and nerobol again on rats with renal pathology showed normalization of these procsses - similar to the action of nerobol.

Other studies

These studies will surface as referencing turkesterone, but in reality do not. Turkesterone appears in the meta data of the study, but not the text. This appears to be a data entry issue.

The effect on employees of violence climate in the workplace

Note: this study references turkesterone as a substance, but there is no actual reference to turkesterone in the actual study.

ACVR1 gene mutations in four Turkish patients diagnosed as fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

Again, this reference turkesterone in the meta data, but does not mention turkesterone at all in the textual data.

Reputable Turkesterone Articles on the Internet

Turkesterone is not widely studied (yet), but there are some amazing promising studies about it's potential potent use. Here's some of the best ones we've found.

We're constantly updating this with the latest research & citations on Turkesterone. Let us know if you find any that we haven't yet referenced.