Evaluating the efficiency of a combination of Pygeum africanum and stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) extracts in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial.

@article{Melo2002EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the efficiency of a combination of Pygeum africanum and stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) extracts in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial.},
  author={Ezer A Melo and Eduardo B. Bertero and Luiz A S Rios and D. Mattos},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={418-25}
}
OBJECTIVES In spite of its historical use, published data about phytotherapic products is characterized by the absence of well conducted studies, leading to conflictive and indefinite results about efficiency and safety of theses drugs. In that sense, we have analyzed the results of a combination of Pygeum africanum and stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) extracts in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), based in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled protocol. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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