The prostate literally means “THE PROTECTOR” or the one who stands before’. It is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system that surrounds or protects the first section of the urethra. The secretion of the prostate constitutes 30% of the volume of the semen. Some of the common problems these days in the male are enlarged prostate and prostate cancer and an even bigger problem is the list of good food and recipes that one needs to eat to overcome this problem.
What to eat and what not to eat is always a food for thought. Some of the things that men with enlarged prostate and prostate cancer can eat are:
• Pollen dust or pollen powder – growth and development or prostatic cells at a high rate results in the enlargement of prostate and prostatic cancer, pollen powder or pollen dust acts on this hormonally and prevents the growth and development of prostatic cells. It is one of the excellent sources which prevents the disease and also helps in the treatment. It is recommended that men take in 15g of pollen every day, for better results a spoon full of pollen powder which is available in the market should be mixed with a spoon of honey and mixed in a cup of sour water and consumed half an hour before a meal.
• Prostate inflammation can also be prevented by this magic recipe this recipe is a mixture of the following ingredients knotgrass tea, stems of cherry and sour cherry, corn silk, hazel, bearberry tea and parsley leaf. Keep this mixture ready, take 4 tablespoon of this mixture into 1 litre of boiling water and boil it further for 2 to 3 minutes. Leave this mixture aside in boiling water for 15 minutes, strain and drink 3 to 4 cups a day before every meal.
One specific recipe for enlarged prostate, ingredients used in this recipe are 1kg honey, 100g fennel seeds and 100ml homemade brandy. Mix all these ingredients and take 1 tablespoon 4 times a day with tea from the leaf or the root of marshmallow.
Eating pumpkin seeds mixed with 200g of honey also gives good results. Baked or boiled pumpkin also is a great food to eat.
• Another recipe to prevent prostate enlargement is to mix ½ kg of honey,½ kg of gradet carrots, ½ kg of crushed nuts, ½ kg of yellow sugar, 150g grated horseradish and this mixture needs to be taken 1 tablespoon 3 times a day before food.
Salty food, alcohol consumption, food which is sour and pungent, carbonated drinks need to be strictly avoided.
Some of the recipes that people with prostate cancer can include in their diet are:
Drinking 2 cups of cold knotgrass tea every day. Boil 125ml of water and put one small catching finger size of knotgrass into it. Let it stand in the boiling water for 10 minutes and drink 2 cups of it sip by sip everyday spread over the entire day.
These are some of the good foods and recipes that one can take which will help a person with enlarged prostate and prostate cancer pass urine and feel comfortable.