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Pygeum africanum grows in Southern Africa, Madagascar and Central Africa. The fissured brown bark contains three components that may improve prostate and urinary tract health.
Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. When these essential fatty acids are added to the diet there is usually a noted improvement for many patients.
Pumpkin seed oil is rich in zinc and is effective in reducing the size and symptoms of an enlarged prostate. It also inhibits the activity of the enzyme that converts testosterone.
Features and benefits
Two herbal remedies, saw palmetto (Serenoa repens), from Florida, and pygeum (Prunus africana), from Sub-Saharan Africa, have a long history of use in traditional medicine for supporting prostate health and treating urinary tract infections in men. The relief felt by generations of men has been corroborated by studies that show these herbal extracts significantly improve the urologic symptoms of mild to moderate BPH and prostatitis, equalling the effectiveness of drugs, but without any side effects. As the scientific research has grown, these traditional remedies have become very popular nutritional supplements.
Natural Factors ProstCare is recognized for its research-based formulation that provides superior-quality, standardized, botanical extracts. This outstanding supplement complements healthy diet and exercise to help keep your prostate healthy until advanced old age. Prostate problems need not be inevitable.
Main selling features
- Contains saw palmetto and pygeum, two trusted herbs for the relief of the urologic symptoms associated with BPH
- Contains flaxseed oil and pumpkin oil, rich in essential fatty acids, for additional prostate support
- The saw palmetto extract is standardized to 85–95% fatty acids, esters, and sterols
- Supports healthy bladder function for regular and complete urination
How it works
Pygeum contains phytosterols that inhibit the production of certain prostaglandins that cause the inflammation associated with prostatitis. It also contains terpenoids that stimulate diuretic action, and compounds that reduce the accumulation of cholesterol by-products in the prostate.
Pumpkin seed oil is rich in zinc, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids that cause the production of a different type of prostaglandin that reduces inflammation.
Natural Factors ProstCare is a combination of the highest quality saw palmetto and pygeum extracts, standardized to provide a consistent and potent dose of the active ingredients. It is delivered in a base of pumpkin seed oil and flaxseed oil, which provide essential fatty acids that support prostate health. These research-based botanical extracts are made following GMP standards and are safe for long-term use.
Saw palmetto extract (Serenoa repens) (fruit).............................80 mg
(Standardized to contain 85–95% free fatty acids,
esters and sterols)
Pygeum (Pygeum africanum) (bark)............................................20 mg
(Standardized to contain 13% sterols)
Pumpkin oil (Cucurbita pepo) (seed)..........................................130 mg
Flaxseed oil (Linum usitatissimum) (seed)................................130 mg