Pygeum 15% PowderPYGEUM15
Origin: Derived from the bark of the African plum tree
Also Known As: African plum tree, African prune
Overview: Pygeum 15% is an extract derived from the roots of the pygeum tree (African plum tree). It is used for treating symptoms of enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH) and prostate cancer. It is also used for inflammation, kidney disease, urinary problems, malaria, stomachache, fever, and to increase sexual desire. Studies have found that pygeum leads to an increase in the volume and viability of sperm in semen. The medically effective constituents of pygeum bark, according to modern research, are fatty acid molecules called phytosterols.
Common Dosage: 100 to 200 mg per day. Pygeum extract at 50 mg twice daily and 100 mg once daily proved equally effective and safe.