Pygeum Bark Powder

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Pygeum bark has been used for centuries by traditional African healers to address a variety of ailments, mostly male-hormone driven conditions. Pygeum bark is also one of the best studied botanicals for its potential in mitigating symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH.

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active compoundsAtranorin, atraric acid, beta-sitosterol, ferulic acid, N-butylbenzene sulfonamide, docosan-1-ol, n-docosanol, fatty acids, ferulic acid esters of fatty acids and triterpenes.
plant part usedbark

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container at room temperature away from direct sunlight.
appearance & aromaReddish-brown powder. May have an almond-like scent.
flavor profilePygeum bark powder is very bitter and not recommended for culinary use.


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wellnessPygeum bark is typically taken as a dietary supplement in capsule form.
industrialAcai fruit powder is used as a color additive and nutraceutical to a variety of prepared foods, fruit snacks, energy bars, muffins, breads and other bakePygeum is used for erosion control and its pink hardwood provides timber for flooring, furniture, tool handles and other items.
safetyPygeum bark powder is safe for most people, but long-term use is not advised. Side effects are not common, but nausea, diarrhea or constipation have been reported. Due to limited data, consult your physician before using this herb if you have a chronic condition, take medications, are pregnant or nursing, or have a hormone-driven disorder.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.