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1.Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto is a native plant of North America, and it is still primarily grown in the United States. The saw palmetto tree grows only about 2 to 4 feet high, with fan-shaped serrated leaves and abundant berries. Native Americans used these berries for the treatment of various urinary problems in men, as well as for women with breast disorders. E...
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2.Herbal Medicine
Along with /tnp/therapy/massage doc 37433 massage therapy , herbal treatment is undoubtedly one of the most ancient forms of medicine. By the time written history began, herbal medicine was already in full swing and being used in all parts of the world. There are several major surviving schools of herbal medicine. Two of the most complex systems ar...
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3.Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate. The prostate is a small gland just under the bladder. It surrounds the tube that lets urine leave the bladder. A growing puts pressure on the tube. It can make it hard for urine to pass out of the bladder. It may also be hard to fully empty the bladder. BPH can lead to problems with urinat...
Score: 85%
 
4.Oat Straw
When the oat plant matures, it produces a fruit that becomes the grain oats, a heart-healthy, high-fiber food. This article does not address this form of oat. Rather, it describes products made from the green, unripe oat straw, sold under the names Avena sativa , green oats, and wild oat extract. Traditionally, oat straw was considered a mild ...
Score: 83%
 
5.Prostatitis
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in men that surrounds the urethra. It produces a fluid that is part of semen. There are three main types of prostatitis: acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, and chronic non-bacterial. Acute bacterial prostatitis is the easiest form to treat, but it is also the least c...
Score: 82%
 
6.Nettle
Anyone who lives in a locale where nettle grows wild will eventually discover the powers of this dark green plant. Depending on the species, the fine hairs on its leaves and stem cause burning pain that lasts from hours to weeks. But this well-protected herb has also been used as medicine. Nettle juice was used in Hippocrates' time to treat bites a...
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7.Pumpkin Seed
The familiar Halloween pumpkin is a member of the squash family, native to North and Central America. The seeds of the pumpkin were used medicinally in Native American medicine, primarily for the treatment of kidney, bladder, and digestive problems. From 1863 to 1936, the United States Pharmacopoeia listed pumpkin seeds as a treatment for intesti...
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8.Pygeum
The pygeum tree (pronounced pie-jee-um) is a tall evergreen native to central and southern Africa. Its bark has been used since ancient times to treat problems with urination. Today, pygeum is primarily used as a treatment for /tnp/pg000128 21386 doc benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or prostate enlargement. The evidence in support of this use i...
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9.Beta-Sitosterol
Numerous plants contain cholesterol-like compounds called sitosterols and their close relatives sitosterolins. A special mixture of these called beta-sitosterol is used for the treatment of /tnp/pg000128 21386 doc benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) . Some conditions are luckier than others. For some mysterious reason, there seem to be more useful h...
Score: 74%
 
10.Impotence
Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection. Impotence may occur for any of at least 15 possible causes, including diabetes, drug side effects, pituitary tumors, hardening of the arteries, hormonal imbalances, and psychological factors. A few of these conditions respond to specific treatment. For example, if a blood ...
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