Pygeum

How does Pygeum work?

Pygeum contains chemicals that help shrink the prostate to relieve urinary problems such as poor urine flow and nighttime urination in men with enlarged prostates.

Are there safety concerns?

Pygeum is LIKELY SAFE for most people when taken by mouth appropriately. It can cause nausea and abdominal pain.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking pygeum if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Pygeum.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), 75-200 mg standardized lipophilic extract (14% triterpenes, 0.5% n-docosanol) of pygeum per day.

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