Epilobium is a genus to which many species of flowering plants belong, belonging to the Onagraceae family, it usually develops in humid environments.
It grows in humid places in much of Europe, in our country it is usually found in the area of the Pyrenees and Cantabria.
The species most used for the preparation of preparations in herbalists, is the Epilobium parviflorum.
Epilobium parviflorum is the species whose active principles are recognized by the scientific community, for the relief of urinary symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia.
It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, and diuretic properties.
As is the case with SABAL, has the ability to inhibit the activity of an enzyme, 5-alpha-reductase, responsible, in part, for the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Epilobium parviflorum reduces prostate inflammation and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test values.