Home remedies for benign prostatic hypertrophy are effective and alleviates the problem without any side effects. This problem occurs mainly after the age of 30 in men and may give rise to other problems as urine retention, dysuria, prostate stones etc.
Palmetto or saw palmetto is considered to be the best home remedy for benign prostatic hypertrophy but it should be taken for at least 6-12 months for beneficial results. It can solve the problems related to urine, inflammation and pain. Golden seal and echinacea tea is another treatment with magical curative properties for BPH. This tea taken twice a day works effectively against the bacteria causing BPH and clears the infection of urinary tract. Lycopene is a powerful anti-oxidant which helps in solving many prostrate gland related problems including BPH and prostrate gland cancer. Tomatoes are rich source of lycopene and it can be taken as a supplement in the quantity of 15 mg per day.
Another very effective herb for treating BPH is bee pollen, researches have shown that it has improved the condition in 80% cases and works as effective home remedy for benign prostatic hypertrophy. Bee pollen taken as a supplement for 6 months in the quantity of 1000 mg per day surely alleviates the problem. Zinc is a useful mineral in treating the problem of BPH taken in the quantity of 30 mg per day as a supplement. It is an effective anti-oxidant and treats prostrate disorders well.
Flax seed oil with quark and fresh un-ripened cheese in the diet is treated as effective home remedy for benign prostatic hypertrophy. It helps the body in maintaining the PSA level which is associated with the problem of BPH. Corn husk tea made by boiling the corn husk for at least 30 minutes is equally effective as any other home remedy for benign prostatic hypertrophy. Drinking this tea for 2-3 times in a day works wonderfully to cure the problem.
Another natural treatment for BPH used as home remedy can be made by mixing some amount of saw palmetto honey with 2/3 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, taking it 3 times a day for first three weeks and then gradually reducing the dosage to 3 times a week, alleviates the problem. Fenugreek seeds and pygeum bark powder also treats the problem of BPH well. Green shell pumpkin seeds 2-3 teaspoons everyday are also a good treatment for BPH.
Some good practices also work as home remedy for benign prostatic hypertrophy, like urinating in sitting position helps in emptying the bladder completely. Squeezing buttocks few times in a day is an exercise which can improve the muscular elasticity of the prostrate gland and reduce the effects of its enlargement. Eating foods like whole grains, green leafy vegetables, sprouted seeds and milk provide the body with sufficient amount of vitamin E which helps the body in maintaining the size of prostate gland and fighting the bacteria causing its enlargement. Drinking lot of water and not suppressing the urge for urination is also useful in helping the body to flush out the infection quickly.