Prostate problems due to vata vitiation - Herbs like gokshura, punarnava, salam mishri, guggulu and shilajit are provided. Three of these herbs are prescribed in the form of a mixture, in doses of 1 to 3 grams per day for a month.

Prostate problems due to pitta vitiation - When the prostate problems are due to pitta vitiation, then cooling herbs must be provided to reduce the agni. Herbs of choice in this case are punarnava and Ushir. Marshmallow and barley are also found to be effective.

Prostate problems due to kapha vitiation - Guggulu and shilajit are the herbs of choice. Along with then spices like turmeric, ginger and cinnamon may be added. Juniper berries are also prescribed in some cases.

Useful Ayurvedic Supplements:

Gokshuradi Guggulu
Chandraprabha Vati
Shilajeet Vati
Gorakhmundi Ghana
Punarnava ghana
Latakaranj ghana

A very useful yogic exercise in Ashwini mudra (named after a horse’s bottom!). You can do this sitting or standing in any comfortable position as you inhale, you draw your anus upwards in a strong contraction and as you exhale you relax the anus. Do this 10-15 times up to three times a day. All squatting postures will also assist the function of contraction-relaxation in the lower pelvic area, which helps to increase circulation and to reduce the inevitable venous congestion that occurs after the prostate has been inflamed for a long time.

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