Herbal Remedies To Treat Prostatitis


Prostate problems increase in aging men and mostly over the age of 60. Prostatitis is an inflammatory infection in prostate. Prostate’s main role is to produce a vital portion of the seminal fluid carrying sperm. Enlarged prostate and inflammation in it is challenging because it presses on the urethra, creating difficulties with urination and weakening the bladder.

People suffering from prostatitis have difficulty in urinating, difficulty starting urination, an inability to empty the bladder, a dribble of urine despite the urgent need to urinate, frequent urination, uncontrolled dribbling after urination, pain behind the scrotum, a burning sensation when urinating, painful ejaculation, etc. Good news is that you can treat prostatitis with some excellent herbs, however you should seek medical advice along with it and check allergies from any of these herbs with your medical practitioner to avoid any other complications.

Treat Prostatitis With Herbs

Catuaba Bark

Catuaba is one of the most famous herbs among Brazilian aphrodisiac plants, especially for its ability to strengthen erections. This herb is an aphrodisiac and therefore works very effectively on patients of prostatitis and is very useful for the treatment of impotence too. This herb contains a substance called chinchonain which is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial in nature, works as a natural cleanser and flushes infection out of the body, helps in easy urination and gives relief from irritation caused due to prostatitis.

Catuaba Bark

Catuaba is most commonly available as a tincture and decoction at herbal medical stores. Take the tincture in a small amount of water or as directed on the bottle, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and sip it. This will release alkaloids and tannins out of body and purify your system from bacteria.

Saw Palmetto Berry

Saw palmetto berry also referred to as Peruvian ginseng has been used since ancient times to enhance fertility in humans and animals and works as a sexual tonic. Extracts of this herb cures prostate enlargement and prostatitis. Herbalists believe that whole berries have a better effect than extracts, and its diuretic tea flushes out infectious bacteria of prostatitis.

Saw Palmetto Berry

Take 2 to 3 teaspoons of fresh saw palmetto berries every day. You can also look for its extract at herbal medical stores and take the dosage as advised.

Herbs Containing Quercetin

There are so many herbs like Lovage, Sheep Sorrel, Buchu leaves, Raisins, etc. which contain a very effective substance Quercetin (a bioflavonoid) that can help ease inflammatory conditions like prostatitis. It constraints the production of inflammatory compounds like histamine, and purifies the system by flushing out infection and bacteria of prostatitis.


Quercetin supplements are especially effective in controlling chronic pelvic pain due to prostatitis and easing the discomfort and irritation of urination.

Gravel Root, Hydrangea Root, Sea Holly

Gravel root, hydrangea root, and sea holly, all three herbs are excellent anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and antiviral in nature and therefore their combination as a decoction works amazingly on prostatitis. Take 3-4 teaspoons for three times a day and see its results.

Gravel root

This will kill the bacteria causing prostate infection and ease inflammation. It will give you relief from discomfort and irritation caused due to prostatitis and reduce the discomfort of urination.


Goldenseal is an excellent herbal remedy for prostatitis and a natural disinfectant. It contains a substance called berberine, which has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.


You can look for its extract in supplement form at herbal medical stores and take the dosage as advised.