In addition to causing severe aches in the prostate area, prostatitis is also the cause of very frequent urination, painful ejaculations and urination, lower back pain, fever and a feeling of general malaise. It can be caused by a bacterial infection, but not necessarily so. Prostatic hyperplasia is less painful, but is accompanied by a huge amount of discomfort because, in addition to the urge to urinate frequently, urination is very difficult, the urine stream is weak and intermittent and blood in urine can also occur.
Epilobium parviflorum, a small-flowered willow-herb, is a seemingly inconspicuous plant that contains flavonoids, beta sitosterols, glycosides, gallic and ellagic acidsp, tannins, triterpenic acids and phytosterols. The Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products of the European Medical Agency confirmed that willow-herb relieves the symptoms of the lower urinary tract disorders related to hyperplasia and that it can reduce inflammations and aches. The same committee confirmed that the plant is safe to use and that there are no reported contraindications.
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