The prostate gland can become inflamed or enlarged as men get older. The prostate will then compress the urethra leading to difficulty with urination that could lead to bladder infections or bladder stones.
The most common form of an enlarged prostate is benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH.
The prostate gland surrounds the urethra in men. Hyperplasia refers to the added cell growth that begins in younger men and results in voiding problems later.
The prostate grows rapidly during adolescence and young adulthood, and then this growth slows and continues throughout life.
Myrrh Oil: Sometimes, it is a foreign invader that is causing the male glandular doughnut to develop larger than desirable proportions. In these cases, a myrrh essential oil massage may be in order. Diluting six drops of the oil with a teaspoon of a carrier companion can create a three times a day perineum rub that may boast anti-pathogenic properties
Lavender Oil: Lavender is probably best known for aromatherapy, but it also may be one of the best essential oils for prostate health as well. Like blue chamomile, it is the potentially anti inflammatory effects lavender essential oil is thought to possess that make it a prostate protector, and it can be used similarly to blue chamomile, in almond or olive oil as a carrier.
Few essential oils have gotten as much attention as frankincense essential oil recently, which is no surprise given its lengthily list of historical medical use. But, one of its most popular applications has always been inflammation reduction, and a popular method of use is a dosage of two drops of oil rubbed into the roof part of the mouth.
Organic foods – It is best to keep all chemicals and pesticides out of your system as much as possible.
Tomatoes – Tomatoes provide lycopene which is critical for prostate health. Lycopene is especially potent in cooked tomato products.
Pumpkin seeds – These seeds are full of zinc which is necessary for prostate health.
Wild-caught fish – Fish are high in omega-3 fats which can help reduce inflammation of the prostate.
Saw palmetto’s medicinal effects are derived primarily from the fatty acids in the berries. Many of these fatty acids are medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), something that coconut oil is aksi loaded with. It was stand to reason that if the MCFAs in saw palmetto effectively treated prostate enlargement, that the MCFAs in coconut oil would to
Foods to Avoid
Hydrogenated fats – These processed fats have been shown to increase inflammation. Stay away from all vegetable oil, corn oil, and soybeen oil.
Sugar – Worsens inflammation and disrupts hormone balance.
Processed foods. Processed foods are full of chemicals that can disrupt hormone balance.
Alcohol – Will increase inflammation and irritate the prostate gland.
Caffeine – Can irritate the prostate gland and cause dehydration.