African Cherry Bark (Pygeum Africanum) | 10%+ Phytosterols – Powder, 20g
Pygeum africanum bark extract is known to be a rich source of Phytosterols which are a class of organic compounds derived from plants. Phytosterols are known to compete with cholesterol for absorption in the digestive system. As a result, cholesterol absorption is blocked, and blood cholesterol levels are potentially reduced.
Pygeum africanum, otherwise known as Prunus africana or the African cherry, is a tree native to Africa. It has a wide variety of uses among the local populations and cultures and the bark has been used in traditional medicines to treat a wide range of ailments for centuries, from wound dressing to stomach pains, arrow poisoning and appetite stimulants, it is considered to help with a vast array of conditions among native cultures.
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What is Pygeum Africanum?
Pygeum africanum or Prunus africana, the African cherry is a fruiting tree with a wide distribution in Africa, occurring in montane regions of central and southern Africa and on the islands of Bioko, São-Tomé, Grande Comore, and Madagascar. Ecologically it’s a very important species, providing food and habitat for a vast array of local fauna. For the local human population, it is an important source of income and livelihood as it is cultivated and harvested in large quantities for its timber and bark, the latter of which has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. The bark is a rich source of naturally occurring phytosterols, which are a class of organic compounds derived from plants and likely responsible for the purported medicinal properties of the bark extract.
Pygeum Africanum Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Pygeum Africanum may have the following benefits:
- Supports a healthy and robust digestive system
- Promotes a fast-acting metabolism
- Supports gastrointestinal health
- May act as an anti-inflammatory
Additional Information on Pygeum Africanum
Pygeum africanum is an important ecological species in Africa, it provides food for a vast array of species in a variety of forms, from pollen for insects and birds to its fruit for mountain Gorillas.
Where to Buy Pygeum Africanum
Botany offers high-quality Pygeum Africanum powder in a quantity of 20g. Our Pygeum Africanum has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 100mg orally up to 1 time daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 20g jar contains 200 x 100mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (100mg) Contains:
- Pygeum Africanum 100mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.