PRUNUS AFRICANA

African plum

Family: Rosaceae

Medical use: Prostate enlargement (BPH), diuretic, unsatisfied need of pee (incomplete pee), hair loss

Parts: Barks of body

Side effects:
  • Some preperations of barks can used against hair loss and skin moisturizer
Drug interaction:
  • İf you recive a prostate cancer treatment dont use at least before asking your doctor
Warnings:
  • Not suitable for use of woman and childiren.
  • It shouldnt be confused with blackthorn (P.spinosa)

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Prostate enlargement (BPH), unsatisfied need of pee (incomplete pee): Soft extract (120:1, dichloromethane): 25-50mg dose, max 100mg a day

Externaly: 

Hair Loss: Some preperations of barks can used against hair loss and skin moisturizer

Most species of Prunus have a nectar that attracts herbivores, thereby helping to protect agricultural crops and plants. But wild prunus species are endangered because of the collection of their bark for pharmaceutical production.

The acids in it (ursolic, oleanolic, lauric, v.v.) partially proved to be protective against prostate enlargement and prostate cancer cells, researches continues.

It shouldnt confused with blackthorn (P.spinosa).

Content: ursolic, oleanolic, atraric, ferulic, lauric acids, N-Butylbenzene-Sulfonamide (NBBS), Beta-Sitosterol

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First get an examination by a doctor for diagnosis and better consult a doctor for treatment!

Check the herbs and plants below for side effects and interactions with other drugs you use and other disorders you might have!

Don’t maintain any herbal treatment longer than two weeks unless otherwise specified. If any side effecet or any worsening seen, stop using it and consult a doctor!

Rheumatism

Tea: 3g fine grinded mixture, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. 1 cup at night.

Alternative:

Red Centaury (Erythrarea Cen. Pers.) herb 25 g

Fennel seeds 25 g

Tea: 3g fine grinded mixture, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. Max 2 times a day.

First get an examination by a doctor for diagnosis and better consult a doctor for treatment!

Check the herbs and plants below for side effects and interactions with other drugs you use and other disorders you might have!

Don’t maintain any herbal treatment longer than two weeks unless otherwise specified. If any side effecet or any worsening seen, stop using it and consult a doctor!

Blood Cleaner

Nettel (Urtica dioica) 50g

Aloe Vera 50g

Tea: 2g dry nettel, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter, let it cool a litle, mix a turkish tea spoon (2.5ml)  aloe vera juice in it. Drink fresh two times a day, a week long. Can be sweeten with little honey.