- Pygeum is a tree. The bark is used as medicine
- Treating symptoms of enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH)
- Prostate cancer
- Kidney disease
- Urinary problems
- Stomach ache
- To increase sexual desire.
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.
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Source: WebMD, “Pygeum”, www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/