SKU: 2018
Supportive Function: The well-referenced herbals, saw palmetto and pygeum Africanus, associated with male prostate support, are mixed with other synergistic nutrients to comprise a great support product for this gland.

When is Prostate Support helpful? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (improvements with nutritional support have been noted in prostate volume, urinary frequency and peak urinary flow rates), prostate disorders, cystitis, epididymitis, stimulates bladder, prostate, testicles, ovaries and uterus, stimulates mucous membranes (respiratory and genitourinary), male infertility, impotence, prostatitis, aphrodisiac, diuretic, sedative, dysentery, androgen excess in women, and polycystic ovarian disease.
Clinical Applications Research: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B-6, and Zinc are accessory nutrients, which help support and build healthy prostate tissue and protect cells from oxidative damage. Zinc has long been associated with support of the male sexual organs.

Pumpkin (seed): They are high in unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins and minerals (especially zinc), and have been used traditionally for urinary problems, nephritis, as a diuretic, an anti-inflammatory, and have proven useful in the early stages of prostate problems (Chevallier A. The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants. Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London 1996).

Saw Palmetto (berry): Saw palmetto is a small palm tree native to the West Indies and the North American Atlantic coast. The most common therapeutic use for saw palmetto is for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlargement of the prostate. Saw palmetto inhibits an enzyme that prevents testosterone from being converted to a more potent hormone, dihydrotestosterone, implicated in the cause of BPH.

Stinging Nettle (leaf): Stinging nettle is used as a cleansing, nourishing spring tonic and has a high vitamin C content. It is a diuretic, astringent, and circulatory stimulant. The aerial parts of the plant clear uric acid to relieve gout and arthritis. It contains histamine and formic acid, which can cause an allergic response in sensitive people.

Echinacea Purpurea (root): Echinacea has demonstrated superb ability to fight foreign invaders and boost the immune system. It provides excellent protection from bacterial, viral, and microbial attack, to which the genitourinary system is particularly susceptible.

Ginkgo Biloba (leaf): Ginkgo Biloba is well known for its ability to increase microcirculation, or the circulation of blood near the small vessels and one-celled capillaries of tissue nutrient exchange. This makes it especially helpful for the blood circulation of the sexual organs.

Pygeum Extract (bark): Pygeum targets mostly the prostate, having beneficial effects on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) specifically, and has been shown to enhance prostate and bulbourethral gland secretions, in quantity and quality. Components of pygeum africanum also have anti-inflammatory activity. The fatty acid components are similar to that of saw palmetto, and may explain why it also has a beneficial effect on BPH. 187 Pygeum extract shows clinical significance of improvement in the symptoms of BPH (such as nocturnal frequency, difficulty in micturition, and incomplete bladder emptying) (Ann Urol 1984; 18:193-195). Large doses of pygeum can result in gastrointestinal irritation in sensitive individuals.

Wild Yam (root): Wild yam contains phytosterols (plant steroids including precursors to progesterone and estrogen). These phytosterols are important in keeping the right hormonal balance for optimal health.

Uva Ursi (leaf): Uva ursi's purported properties include that of anesthetic, anticarcinogenic, antibiotic, antiseptic, diuretic, and urinary disinfectant, and it is used in cases involving weakened liver, kidneys, and other glands (Mowry D. Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine Keats Publ. New Canaan, Conn. 1986).
Contraindications: Do not take during pregnancy. Echinacea contains sugars in its cell membrane, which the body can build resistance to. Some believe that the immune system should not be constantly stimulated, and recommend not taking continuously (i.e. 8 weeks on, 1 week off). Ginkgo in large quantities is contraindicated with anticoagulant drugs (only a small amount is used in this synergistic formula). Monitor PSA levels regularly.
Ingredients: Each Tablet Contains: Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid) 10 mg, Vitamin E (as succinate) 3 mg, Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride) 10 mg, Zinc (as chelate) 1 mg. Proprietary blend 846 mg* of: Pumpkin (seed), LGlycine, L-Alanine, L-Glutamic Acid, Saw Palmetto (berry), Stinging Nettle (leaf), Echinacea Purpurea (root), Pygeum (bark), Ginkgo Biloba (leaf), Wild Yam (root), Pygeum Extract (bark), Uva-Ursi (leaf).
Vegetarian: Yes
Suggested Dosage: 1 tablet daily or as directed
Pack: 60 Tablets
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