WHAT IS PROSTATE?
A sex gland of the male reproductive system, prostate is of the size of a walnut, present around the urethra, the urinary duct. It grows during the puberty and attains a maximum growth by middle age. Then it again starts growing after 40 years of age.
Being aware about prostate health is a topic not many men are in terms with. Majority of the people around us do not give considerable thought to the need of health check-ups for prostate at regular intervals. Many studies show that not many men know about the organ prostate and its related health issues. Are you aware of your prostate and its health?
WHAT ARE THE MAJOR PROSTATIC ISSUES?
In many men, the prostate starts growing again after the age of 40 years. We do not usually consider it a serious issue. It has been seen that men usually ignore the symptoms of prostatic disorders. The major prostatic diseases can be classified as:
Benign prostatic hyperplasia: It is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is non-malignant hyperplasia that usually occurs to men between the ages of 50 to 60 years.
Prostatic cancer: The cancer of prostate is very common in men and it usually goes undiagnosed. More than 30,000 men die each year of this cancer.
Prostatitis: It is the inflammation of the prostatic gland usually due to some infection of the prostate. It affects men above 50 years of age.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PROSTATIC DISEASES?
Although most of the prostatic disorders go undiagnosed, still many a times if we give a careful thought to the signs and symptoms that show, we can take care of prostatic diseases and help in relieving them early. Some of the common symptoms of prostatic disorders are:
Incomplete urge to pass urine
Involuntary passing of urine, especially at night
Frequent urge to urinate
Dribbling of urine
Blood in urine
Blood in semen
Chronic pain in back and hips
Pain in testicles
Fever in case of infections
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN MAINTAING PROSTATIC HEALTH?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The herbs for prostate health help improve stamina and endurance in a healthy natural way. The male vigor and strength is increased by the usage of Ayurvedic herbs for prostate health.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA FOR PROSTATIC HEALTH
TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS (GOKSHURA)
Tribulus is a wonderful herb for strength and stamina. It helps improve the immunity which enhances the self esteem and self confidence in men. Tribulus herb for prostate health and power helps improve erectile dysfunction. It increases sperm count as well as sperm quality as it is rich in antioxidants so it works as a supplement. It has anti aging and strength giving properties. The herb increases male fertility naturally. It increases libido in men and reduces lack of desire for sex. The Tribulus power pack, Mutrakrichantak churna, and Varunadi churna have Tribulus herb.
The Ayurvedic herb Shilajit has been popular since ages for its wonderful effects on the male libido. Ancient physicians used it for improving vigor and stamina. The herb helps in improving physical and mental stresses. Modern physicians have tested its application in cases of low libido, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and many sexually related disorders. The fertility rates and sperm counts increase multi-fold with the usage of Shilajit. Ayurvedic physicians recommend Shilajit herb for improving stamina and energy levels in males thereby helping them feel more powerful and efficient when working out. Our product Shilajit capsules contain Shilajit herb in them.
CRATEAVA NURVALA (VARUN)
It is popularly known as ‘Caper’ and is used to relieve urinary tract infections and remove kidney stones by breaking them down to small pieces that can pass with the urine. It is known to relieve swelling from water retention by flushing out of excessive water from the body. It helps in kidney failure. Varunadi churna and Mutrakrichantak churna have Varun.
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. As Guggul helps with reduction of cholesterol and triglycerides, it also prevents atherosclerosis to a significant degree. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. This property of the Guggul ayurvedic herb helps to prevent the oxidization of cholesterol and therefore control the subsequent hardening of the arteries. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. It is also beneficial for conditions like arthritis, pre-menstrual syndrome, bloating and many more. Guggul is used in the preparation of Chandraprabha vati.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare Chandraprabha vati.
BOERHAVIA DIFFUSA (PUNARNAVA)
Punarnava is a wonderful Ayurvedic remedy with diuretic properties as it increases the renal blood flow. It has astringent, bitter, anti-inflammatory and carminative properties. It is an excellent kidney and heart tonic. This medicine is useful in maintaining the health of the skin. It is very useful in the reduction of excess body fluids, congestion and edema due to excess Kapha. Punarnava has properties to clear toxins from the blood and increase red blood cells in the body. The hemoglobin content increases and oxygen carrying capacity increases. They act in the prevention of pain and intestinal spasms. Punarnava capsules are recommended in relieving diabetes. They are useful in relieving swollen joints because of fluid retention caused because of imbalance in Kapha. The herb is useful in eliminating toxins accumulated in the joints through kidneys and urine. Varunadi churna and Mutrakrichantak churna have Punarnava.