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Known also as prunus Africanared stinkwoodiron wood and African prunePygeum Africanum 1 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasnpygeum is an evergreen tree native to Africa. The active ingredients in pygeum responsible for its activities are beta – sitosterol, pentacyclic terpenes, and ferulic acid.

The mechanism of action of pygeum is the same as that of saw palmetto. Basically, it blocks the enzyme 5 –alpha reductase, reducing the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Athletic Benefits of Pygeum:

  1. It may boost testosterone level.
  2. It may protect from overtraining syndrome.
  3. It may delay fatigue.

Non – Athletic Benefits of Pygeum:

The following conditions may benefit from pygeum:

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
  2. Prostatitis.
  3. Hair loss.
  4. Low sex drive.

Dosage: Pygeum Africanum 2 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasn

Pygeum africanum is available commercially in tablet, capsule, or liquid form either alone or in combination. The usual dosage is 100 – 200 mg a day.