• Pygeum: Plant-Based Extract for Prostate Health

    2 monthes ago - By The Life Extension

    Prunus africana, or African plum, was formerly classified as Pygeum africanum- a name under which it is still often known. In the Western world, an extract of Prunus africana bark is most popularly used for benign prostate hyperplasia. Traditional uses include treatment of fever, malaria, wounds, stomach upset, kidney disease, and more.
    History of Pygeum “Pygeum africanum, a member of the Rosaceae family, is an evergreen species found across the entire continent of Africa at altitudes of 3,000 feet or higher,” reports Alternative Medicine Review. “Interest in the species began in the 1700s...
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