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pygeum

an herbal product derived from an evergreen tree native to Africa.
uses This herb is used for benign prostate hypertrophy, for which there is some evidence of efficacy, and as an anti-inflammatory medication, for which there are insufficient reliable data regarding efficacy.
contraindications Pygeum is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation, in children, or in those with known hypersensitivity to this plant.

pygeum

(pij'e-um)
An herbal remedy extracted from the bark of Prunus africana. Tea and herbal capsules made are used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). See: Prunus africana

pygeum (pī·gēˑ·m),

n Latin names:
Prunus africana, Pygeum africanum; part used: bark; uses: urinary tract conditions, benign prostatic hy-pertrophy, male impotence; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
African plum tree.
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I have found the use of products containing nettles, saw palmetto, pygeum, chrysin, and DIM a reliable way to control these two biochemical pathways without pharmaceuticals.
Pygeum africanum is a plum tree in tropical Africa, and an extract derived from this tree has been widely used in Central and Eastern Europe for decades.
The markets where the Commission identified potential competition concerns are those for mebeverine in Germany and in the United Kingdom, pygeum africanum in France, betahistine in Ireland, and delorazepam in Italy.
A scientifically formulated Men's Health supplement that supports proper prostate function by providing nutrients (like Beta-Sitosterol, Lycopene, Pygeum Africanum, zinc and selenium*) used by the prostate to regulate itself.
In six small studies in Italy and Germany, men with BPH who took 100 to 200 milligrams a day of pygeum had increased urine flow and reported improvements in symptoms compared with men who took a placebo.
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The same applies to other supplements used for BPH, such as pygeum africanum (African plum tree), stinging nettle, and pumpkin seed products.
PROSTATO Capsules Each capsule contains: NIN[R] Standardized pygeum africanum extract 25mg Standardized Urtica dioica extract 300mg.
If patients are interested in complementary approaches (phytotherapeutic or other supplements) for LUTS secondary to BPH, they may be counselled that some plant extracts, such as Serenoa repens (saw palmetto berry extract) and Pygeum africanum (African Plum), have shown some efficacy in several small clinical series.
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