Home Remedies for Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
The prostate gland is a small walnut-sized muscular gland. Present along the front wall of the pelvis. It plays an important role in the male reproductive system. Prostate gland surrounds the urethra, which is just below urinary bladder and the main function of the prostate gland is to secrete a fluid to the semen that preserves and nourishes sperm, allowing better sperm mobility.
Also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Which is a disorder that generally affects men who are 50 years of age or older. Some people confuses this disease with prostate cancer.
You should be aware that benign prostatic hyperplasia or enlarged prostate is not the same as prostate cancer. Although the exact cause of the disorder is unknown, it is assumed that with age the cells of prostate gland begin to multiply, leading to an enlarged prostate.
An addition; Changes in sex hormones of male with age may also be a disease causing factor.
In this article, I will show you 5 Natural Home Remedies for Enlarged Prostate Gland
Stinging nettle is a herbal ngredient used in wide range of natural remedies.
⦁ Nettle root extract can lessen the symptoms of prostate enlargement to a good extent.
⦁ Nettle root is rich in a type of coumarin called scopoletin. Which is a natural blood thinning substance found in nettle root. It is advantageous for preventing or curing prostate enlargement.
Direction of Use
- Take a handful of nettle leaves in a bowl.
- Add enough water to soak the leaves.
- Boil them for about 10 minutes.
- Then strain it, to get the stinging nettle extract tea.
- Drink this tea 2 or 3 times daily.
Alternatively: You can also take stinging nettle supplements.
Caution: Make sure you always consult a doctor before taking any supplements to get the correct dosage and right supplement for your condition.
2- Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto is a fan-shapped plant native to the north America. The extract from the berries of the saw palmetto is a gold standard for herbal treatment of prostate enlargement.The berries of saw palmetto are highly rich in fatty acids flavonoids, plant sterols like beta-sitosterol. Which is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. The therapeutic effects of saw palmetto berries are very effective for easing the symptoms of prostate enlargement.