Prostate Health

“Prostate Health” with Arbutus uva ursi, Urtica urens, Ononis spinosa, Pygeum Africanum

  • Description
    • Arbutus uva ursi (Bearberry) is a small woody groundcover shrub, evergreen, distributed over the greater part of the Northern Hemisphere, being found in the northern latitudes and high mountains of Europe, Asia and America.
    • Urtica urens (Dwarf nettle) is a herbaceous annual plant species that is native to Eurasia, but can be found in North America as well.
    • Ononis spinosa (Spiny Rest Harrow) is a plant belonging to the family Fabaceae, that is commonly known as spiny restharrow or just restharrow. It is found throughout much of Europe. It is an erect, shrubby herb with solitary, dark pink pea-like flowers and trifoliate leaves. As its name suggests, it also has spines.
    • Pygeum Africanuum (Red Stinkwood) is an evergreen tree native to the montane regions of notably Sub-Saharan Africa at about 900–3400m of altitude. The mature tree is between 10 to 25m high.

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  • Potential virtues
    • Bearberry leaves are of very astringent characteristics. It is an old medicinal herb. Its key component is a crystallizable glucoside named Arbutin which has antimicrobial properties and acts as a mild diuretic. It has been used for urinary tract complaints, including cystitis and urolithiasis.
    • Dwarf nettle is diuretic and astringent. Its roots are used to treat all kinds of urination problems. It is also beneficial in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Different double-blind clinical trials confirm the efficacy of nettle root for this kind of symptoms alone or in combination, notably with Pygeum.
    • Spiny Rest Harrow is a traditional herbal, medicinal plant used to increase the amount of urine to achieve flushing of the urinary tract as an adjuvant in minor urinary complaints. The roots, leaves and flowers are anti-tussive, aperient, diuretic and lithontripic. It is traditionally used in the treatment of dropsy, inflammation of the bladder and kidneys, rheumatism and chronic skin disorders.
    • Red Stinkwood has been traditionally used by native people for fevers, malaria, wound dressing, arrow poison, stomach pain, purgative, kidney disease, appetite stimulant, gonorrhoea, and insanity. Its key extract, pygeum, is prepared from the bark of Prunus africana, is used as an alternative medicine in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.


  • I typically prescribe “Prostate Health” for all prostate troubles and to alleviate excessive urge to urinate. “Prostate Health” notably helps
    • To reduce prostate hypertrophy and related pathologies
    • To treat all kinds of urine infections as well as urine canal and bladder troubles
    • To treat BPH relates problems (benign prostatic hyperplasia), e.g.  night-time urination, too frequent urination, painful urination, inability to urinate, and irritable bladder
    • To alleviate all kinds of tiredness


  • Recommended basic treatment
    • Take 4 capsules a day with a large glass of water before meals, 2 in the morning and 2 in the evening