8 Best Herbs for Prostate Health

8 Best Herbs for Prostate Health

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Health statistics reveal a concerning fact that almost every man at about the 50th year of his life is facing symptoms that indicate different diseases on the male reproductive endocrine gland.

Frequent urination during the night, inability to empty the bladder, poor urine stream, sudden or constant need for urination, tingling, pain … are some of the symptoms of the prostate disease. The symptoms are very unpleasant, after some time they becoming more developed, and their treatment is long.

The most common disease of this gland is its enlargement, acute and chronic inflammation, while the biggest and unfortunately very common disease of the prostate is the cancer. The prosate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men, besides the lung cancer.

The changes in the prostate cause disturbance to the balance of the male sex hormones, infections, inflammation of the bladder and the urinary tract. You should avoid the poor diet, the consumption of sodas and alcohol, and with a proper prevention you can successfully avoid these problems.

The proper diet and the use of the healing herbs can play an important role in the treatment and prevention of the diseases.

The 8 Best Herbs

Willowherb

Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, the tea and extract of willowherb have long been used in the folk medicine to treat symptoms associated with diseases of the prostate, bladder, urinary tract and kidneys. Many believe that the willowherb tea is the best natural cure for all types of prostate diseases and even cancer, because if you use it regularly, you can remove or relieve the symptoms of the diseased prostate and even avoid surgery.

You should drink the tea more than two times a day and it is recommended to make a break of one week after you have consumed it for seven days, because it can cause problems in the stomach and intestines.

Bearberry

The tea prepared from the leaves of this herb is used in the treatment of urinary infections, inflammation of the urinary tract and the bladder, as well as against cystitis, and sand and stones in the kidneys. It is also considered as extremely effective in the treatment of enlarged prostate, but in that case, the powder form the dried bearberry leaves is even more effective.

Take half a teaspoon of the powder with a little water in the morning and in the evening before bedtime.

Note: If you want the bearberry tea to be effective, those who have these kind of problems should take baking soda pills od half a miligram or one third teaspoon of the powder in order to provide a base environment for the urine and to prevent the irritation of the stomach.

Cranberry

The cranberry fruit is used in fresh and dried form, and it is often used for juices, syrups, jams and wine. This plant is a rich source of flavonoids, flavonols and proanthocyanidins. It also contains plenty of vitamin C, vitamin B group provitamins, vitamin A (beta-carotene), as well as the minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.

It is scientifically proven that the cranberries have strong antioxidant and anticancer effects, so the cranberry tea is used to treat all kinds of diseases of the urinary tract caused by bacteria, and to relieve the symptoms of the prostate diseases, and itis also effective when it comes to the treatment and prevention of the cancer of the thyroid gland.

Nettle

This herb is considered as one of the most healing herbs because it is rich with vitamin C, A and B, as well as the minerals like potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and many other healing ingredients. The nettle tea has antiviral, antibacterial and antiinflamatory effect and it is a great remedy for anemia and for strengthening of the immune system.

The studies conducted on animals have shown that this drink can slow the development of the prostate cancer, while the tincture of nettle root is proved as effective in the treatment of enlarged prostate and the relieveng of the symptoms that come with this disease.

Green tea

There are many healing properties in the dried leaves of green tea and many people know them well. Besides the fact that it relaxes the body, it also clears the mind and gives energy, and it has been scientifically proven that this popular drink may slow the development of the prostate cancer.

Namely, the polyphenol, one of the ingredients of the extract of the green tea, is associated with the reducing of the markers that serve to monitor the development of the cancer. Also, results from other studies have shown that the regular drinking of this tea can improve the condition of those who suffer from cancer and can prevent the creation of this type of malignancy.

Saw palmetto

The saw palmetto originates from North America and it is an extremely effective natural cure for the treatment of diseases on the prostate, bladder and impotence. It has diuretic and anti-inflammatory effect, and particularly good results are achieved by the combination of this herb with zinc and selenium.

With the use of the saw palmetto, you can prevent the conversion of the testosterone to its active form which slows down the growth of the prostate and therefore, it is often used to prevent the swellings after a surgery.

African plum

The bark of the herb Pygeum africanum, known as African plum, is used to treat the problems associated with the treatment of the male reproductive system since the 18th century. Although it is considered as less effective against the frequent urination during the night than the saw palmetto, the African plum is a good diuretic, that contributes to the balance of the estrogen and progesterone,  and the products of this herb are widely used to treat the benign enlargement of the prostate and to relieve the problems caused by this disorder.

Sweetvetch

The plant Hedysarum neglectum, known as sweetvetchis known from ancient times as really healing when it comes to the male reproductive health. Due to its rich composition and healing properties, it is now used in the treatment and prevention of the problems that come with the diseases of the urinary tract of men including prostatitis and prostatic adenoma.

The sweetvetch stimulates the circulation of the blood and the secretion of theurine, it has effects on the complete emptying of the bladder and reduces the frequency of urination during the night. It can be used in the form of a tincture or tea and it has longterm effects without side effects.

The Best Natural Remedies

Willowherb Tea

Take one teaspoon of fresh or dry willowherb and pour 2 dl of boiling water. Keep it like that for 5-10 minutes and strain it. Drink it on an empty stomach in the morning and in the evening, half an hour before dinner. Drink it for 21 days.

Cranberries Tea

Take 2 dl of boiling water and add 1 teaspoon of the fresh or dried cranberries. Keep it like that for 5-10 minutes and drink the hot tea three times a day after meals.

Tea of Pumpkin seeds

Add 4 handfulls of pumpkin seeds in one liter of water and boil them for 20 minutes. When the tea is done, pour it into a jar and let it cool off. You do not need to strain it, just stir it well before use and drink 1 dl of it three times a day or as needed.

Against Pain

Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture of finely chopped birch leaves, corn silk, basil and holy and weeds leaves and pour 7 dl of boiling water. Keep it covered for two hours. Strain it and drink 2 dl of it, 3 times a day for 15 days.

For Chronic Inflammation

Take 1 tablespoon of finely chopped dandelion root, 1 tablespoon of sage leaves, 1 tablespoon of parsley and 1 tablespoon of wormwood leaves and add 7 dl of boiling water. Keep it covered for 2 hours, strain it and drink 2 dl of the tea, before meals in the next 10 days.

 

 

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