It is sorrowful that there are plenty of health issues which can create the inconvenience in your life. With the increasing age, there is always a progression in health issues. Prostate enlargement is the narrowing of urethra which further creates the urination problems.
This problem mainly affects the aged men. There are various home remedies which are good for the prostate enlargement. Frequent urge of urination, blood in urine, decreased urine flow and Continuous dribbling of urine especially after urination are the symptoms associated with prostate enlargement.
In Ayurevda, prostate enlargement is known as parush granthi shoth. This problem is mainly due to the imbalance of vata dosha. Imbalance of dosha occurs due to the consumption of spicy foods and other food products which can cause the aggravation of pitta dosha also.
Home Remedies for prostate enlargement are very effective to resolve this problem to a greater extent.
Top 10 Home Remedies for prostate enlargement
1. Triphala powder remedy:
- Take 1 tablespoonful of triphala powder.
- Then add this powder into 250 ml of boiling water.
- Boil it for 20 minutes.
- Strain the liquid.
- Drink the lukewarm decoction.
This is an effective herbal remedy for the prostate enlargement. One can consume this decoction two times in a day.
2.Homemade remedy by using Indian gooseberries.
Turmeric powder and honey -Take 10-12 gooseberries, cut them, remove the seeds and finally crush them. Then add a pinch of turmeric powder and 2 teaspoonful of honey. Mix all the ingredients and consume one tablespoonful every morning. This herbal remedy is completely safe and doesn’t have side impact on health.
Pumpkin seeds contain compounds like phytosterols, which play an important role for shrinking the prostate. Pumpkin seeds are also packed with a chemical which can prevent some transformation of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Higher levels of DHT are responsible for prostate enlargement.
How to consume – One can eat the handful of pumpkin seeds for three times in day to resolve the problem of prostate enlargement.
4. Corn Silk:
Corn silk is an effective home remedy to fight against the symptoms of prostate enlargement. It is diuretic in nature and thus helps in the relaxation of urinary muscles and also improves the urine flow.
How to use –Cut the silk from the six ears of fresh corn.
- Put them in water and bring it to boil, and then shimmer for at least 10 minutes.
- Strain it and drink one cup of this every day.
5.Stinging Nettle (Bichu ghas)
Stinging nettle is also known to be very useful for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The root of this plant contains an essential bioactive phytochemicals which helps in the shrinkage of prostate tissue. Stinging Nettle is diuretic in nature so it removes all the waste through urination.
How to consume
- Take 1 teaspoon of dried nettle leaves and add it into a cup of hot water. Keep it for 10 minutes, and then strain it. One can drink this tea 2 times every day.
- One can also take the stinging nettle as a supplement. One can consume the 300 mg of it every day.
Sitz bath is an effective and soothing home remedy for enlarged prostate enlargement. This hot bath is good for the relaxation of pelvic muscles, promotes the healing and reduces swelling. Whereas, cold bath is also good to resolve pain.
- Fill bathtub with warm water and then add ½ cup of Epsom salt into it.
- Fill another bathtub with cold water and then add few drops of lavender essential oil into it.
- Firstly sit in the hot water bathtub up to your waist for 3 minutes.
- Next, sit in the cold water bathtub which is filled up to your waist for 1 minute.
- Repeat it 2 more times.
- The last bath in sitz bath must always be in the cool water.
- Take this sitz bath at least three times in a week.
Note:Do not follow this home remedy if one has acute bacterial prostatitis.
7. Palm seeds:
The seeds of palm tree are also good for the prostate enlargement.
How to consume – One can take half teaspoon powder of palm seeds
Garlic is packed with the zinc and other essential vitamins which are quite beneficial to maintain the good prostate health.
How to consume –
- Take one teaspoon of garlic and one teaspoon of honey and mix them in luke warm water.
- Keep it for five minutes. When it is dissolved completely and one can consume it.
- For best results, consume it two times in a day before going to bed either before taking breakfast.
Consumption of half teaspoon of curcumin in milk is very effective for the prostate enlargement.
Watermelon tea is also considered as an effective remedy for prostate enlargement.
How to make –
- Cut a watermelon, then remove the seeds and place them into one cup.
- Next is to add watermelon seeds into boiling water jar.
- Strain the tea and leave it for cooling.
- Drink one cup of tea daily for at least 10 days.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE – WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM