7-methoxyflavone is a chemical found in certain plants. It can also be produced in a laboratory. Some athletes and body builders are interested in 7-methoxyflavone for increasing testosterone levels, building muscle, and improving athletic performance.
There isn't enough reliable information to know if 7-methoxyflavone is safe of what the side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking 7-methoxyflavone if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Enlarged prostate: 7-methoxyflavone might cause the body to have more of a hormone called testosterone. This hormone might worsen symptoms of an enlarged prostate.


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  • Athletic performance.
  • Boosting testosterone.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate 7-methoxyflavone for these uses.

Dosing & administration

The appropriate dose of 7-methoxyflavone depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for 7-methoxyflavone. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Interactions with pharmaceuticals

Medications for estrogen sensitive cancers (Aromatase inhibitors)

Interaction Rating=Moderate Be cautious with this combination.

7-methoxyflavone might have effects that are similar to some medications used for estrogen sensitive cancers. Taking 7-methoxyflavone with these medications might increase the chance of side effects from these medications. Some of these medications include anastrozole (Arimidex), exemestane (Aromasin), and letrozole (Femara).


Interaction Rating=Moderate Be cautious with this combination.

7-methoxyflavone might cause the body to have more of a the hormone testosterone. Taking 7-methoxyflavone along with testosterone might increase the chance of have side effects.

Interactions with herbs & supplements

Chrysin: Both 7-methoxyflavone and chrysin might have similar effects on the body. Taking these together might increase the chance for side effects. Some of these side effects might include aggressive behavior, sweating more than normal, and kidney or liver problems.

Interactions with foods

There are no known interactions with foods.


7-methoxyflavone might change how the body breaks down chemicals called hormones. Some people think this might cause the body to have more of the hormone called testosterone. Testosterone can help build muscle, but can also cause serious side effects.
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