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Herbs for prostate health

Herbs for prostate health will help with prophylaxis to keep the prostate functioning properly. Prostate problems begin when prostate cells begin to multiply and divide abnormally. It is then a hypertrophy or inflammation of the prostate gland. Mild disease conditions can be cured with herbs. In this article you will find out which herbs will help you keep your prostate gland in good condition.

Herbs for prostate health

How should I use herbs for prostate health?

Prostate health herbs can be used in a variety of forms. You can buy dietary supplements in the form of tablets with herbal extracts and infusing teas at the pharmacy. The best option is to drink infusions of herbs in which the maximum amount of nutrients is preserved. You can buy good quality herbs for prostate health at a pharmacy or herbal store. If you want, you can also pick them up and dry them yourself.

How to prepare the infusion?

An infusion is nothing more than an infusion of herbs. Pour 2 teaspoons of herbs into a glass, pour boiling water and cover with a plate. After about 10 minutes, you can drink it.

You can also prepare it with more herbs. The resulting infusion, you can decant and drink cold for several days. Pour 2 tablespoons of dried herbs into 1 liter of water. Cook for about 20 minutes.

What herbs for prostate health?

There are quite a lot of herbs for treating the prostate. In this article, we will list the most important and most recommended.

Small-flowered willowherb

This plant is most often used to fight prostate diseases. It grows wild all over Poland, so you can easily harvest it yourself. Wierzbownica belongs to the family of evening primrose plants and occurs in over 600 species. Many of them have healing properties. There are 14 species in Poland, and 7 of them have health properties. In the treatment of prostate diseases, the best results are achieved by Epilobium parviflorum.

We find it mainly near water, because it is the environment that this plant likes. Therefore, we can meet her in the vicinity of lakes, ponds, rivers, but also in forests, ditches or in a meadow. The plant, although seemingly thin and weak, hides the power of valuable plant ingredients that have a healing effect. These include fatty acids, tannins, tannins, phytosterols, and flavonoids. They have a number of valuable properties – anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, detoxifying, anti-cancer, anti-androgenic.

Small-flowered willowherbium reaches a size of up to 60 cm, the flowers are small and delicate, purple and purple in color. It blooms from June to September.

Phytosterols and flavonoids are responsible for reducing inflammation in the prostate gland, which has been scientifically proven (up to 10 times greater than chemicals).


Willowherb infusion reduces the concentration of prostaglandin, a hormone responsible for inflammation in the prostate. It also reduces the growth of the epithelium, which protects against prostate cancer.


Willowherb should be harvested during the flowering period. Most medicinal ingredients are found in the stem and flowers. Once harvested, it can be tied up and hung with flowers downwards or placed loosely on the table. Dry in a moderately sunny place. After drying, cut and crumble. Keep in a jar in a dark place.

Saw palmetto

A plant native to North America. In Poland it is known as a potted plant. Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) has its medicinal properties mainly in the fruit, which when dried, is brown-black in color, and the smell is described as less pleasant.

Fruits contain phytosterols, flavonoids, fatty acids, and galactose. Phytosterols reduce the swelling of the prostate gland, which allows urine to flow better. It only works to reduce symptoms, but does not cure the condition itself.

Saw palmetto is also used to treat alopecia and erectile dysfunction. It is an ingredient of many herbal blends for the prostate.


Each of us knows this plant. Nettle (Urtica dioica) is a popular plant that grows abundantly in lawns, forests, fields and yards. It has many valuable properties that affect many aspects of our health. Due to the fact that it is so easily available, it is worth getting to know its properties.

In the fight against problems with the prostate, nettle rhizome, herb and root are used. This plant is a real vitamin bomb. Moreover, it contains flavonoids, essential oils, flavonoids, organic acids and glycosides.

It has diuretic properties, thanks to which it cleanses the body and flushes out pathogenic bacteria as well as anti-inflammatory properties. It also inhibits the 5-alpha-reductase enzyme, which is responsible for the conversion of testosterone into the DHT enzyme, which is responsible for the formation of prostatic hyperplasia.


Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) has anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. The goldenrod herb is mainly used for prostate diseases. It relieves pain when urinating, reduces swelling and removes harmful bacteria. It is a component of herbal mixtures. You can also buy them in a herbal store.

Mieszanki ziołowe na zdrową prostatę

At the pharmacy, you can buy many ready-made herbal preparations that contain extracts of the herbs listed above. These can be tablets or teas containing one plant (nettle, saw palmetto, willowherb) or tablets, teas containing extracts from various plants. E.g:

  • Doppelhertz Activ for prostate (tablets)
  • Prostate tea


Herbs for prostate health have helped fight many diseases for years, as well as in prevention. Despite many synthetic remedies, herbs are still readily used. A poorly functioning prostate can affect many aspects of a man’s life, so it’s worth taking care of. The sick prostate does not heal easily, so it is also worth having regular check-ups to respond quickly.

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