12 Home Remedies for Enlarged Prostate

Symptoms of enlarge Prostate

* Difficulty in passing urine
* Frequent urination especially at night
* Delayed starting urination
* Bladder does not empty fully
* Throttled urine flow
* A burning sensation when urinating
* Pain behind the scrotum
* Painful ejaculation

Natural Remedies for Prostate

1 - Pumkin seeds

The pumpkin seeds contain protective compounds called phytosterols, which is believed to be effective for shrinking the prostate, according to Prevention. Pumkin seeds have perticular chemicals that may be beneficial for prostate health.

2 - Water melon seeds

Eat piece of watermelon and collect the seeds into a container. When the container has 10 % watermelon seeds, put them in a jar and add boiling water to it.Let it cool down. After it is cooled down, strain it and have about 300 ml every day for 15 days.

3 - Corn

This remedy Amish men have used since generations. During the season of corns, take silk from six ears of corn. Put them in one quart of water and boil it. Heat it for 10 minutes, then filter it and consume 3 cups a week.

4 - Soy food

Soy-based foods contain phytoestrogens, which are believed to be helping in reduction of testosterone production, which aggravates prostate cancer growth. The phytoestrogens are thought to limit the growth of blood capillaries that form around tumors of the prostate.

5 - Tomato

Tomatoes are full of lycopene, an antioxidant compound which helps fight cancer. Hence it is adiced to include more tomatoes in to your diet. It is believed that 2 servings of tomatoes, including cooked tomatoes a week, helps men to reduce their risk of prostate cancer to 50 %.

6 - Berries

The extract of the berries of Saw Palmetto has proved to be effective in improving the urinary flow rates. It reduces the symptoms of BPH, such as urinary hesitancy and weak flow. On consuming these berries, certain hormone levels are altered, thus reducing prostate enlargement.

7 - Nettle

In Europe, Stinging Nettle has been used since last decade, and as per studies it is effective in reducing the symptoms of prostate enlargement. Nettle helps by inhibiting binding of testosterone-related proteins to their receptor sites on prostate cell membranes.

8 - Palm seed

The seed of palm tree is proved to be helpful in curing the enlarged prostate, as it contains perticular ingredients which are effective. So it a good enlarged prostate treatment.

9 - Pygeum

Pygeum which is an extract from an African palm tree is nother helpful remedy for curing enlarged prostate.Though it is not proved in a big way, it has proven to be useful in controlling the urine flow. However being a herbal medication, it has no side effects but sometimes may lead to stomach problems.

10 - Rye grass

The herb, Rye grass pollen extract has proved to be effective in controlling the amount of urine. Due to smaller amount of urine left in the bladder, the furthe risk is reduced.

11 - Blackstrap Molasses

This is one of the simplest ways to get relief from the pain of enlarged prostate. Prepare a mixture of 3 tbsps of blackstrap molasses and 1 tbsp of milk and add it to hot water.Consumtion of this mixture gives relief from the pain.

12 - Garlic

Garlic, rich in zinc and essential vitamins is very effective and used in many remedies.Hence garlic is very helpful in enlarged prostate treatment. Prepare a mixture of 2 tbsps of garlic and 1 tbsp of honey in Luke warm water and dissolve it completely.Consume it 2 times every day ie after breakfast and dinner.

Please note - This article is for information only and is not intended as medical advice. Consult your doctor about your specific health and medical needs.


* Exercise regularly.
* Avoid constipation.
* Reduce extra weight.
* Avoid fatty foods.
* Drink 10 glasses of water everyday.
* Have C-vitamin, lemon juice.
* Instead of 2 main coarses, have 4 to 5 smaller meals.
* 2 cups coffee everyday.
* Use herbs that stimulate liver and gallbladder - turmeric, dried ginger, black pepper etc.

Caution: Please use our home remedies after proper guidence and research.You accept that you are following our advice at your own risk.Use our remedies after consulting the concerned doctor.