Effects of date palm pollen on masculine fertility

Effects of date palm pollen on masculine fertility

The date palm has always been linked to the culture, history, landscape and food of different Arab peoples, such as the Maghreb or Arabia countries. Its fruits, the dates, are a basic pillar of the diet of these regions, because they have a great nutritional power: a high content of carbohydrates, potassium, iron and phosphorus.

Another product extracted from this tree is less known, the palm pollen or date palm pollen.

Palm pollen has many medicinal properties: fighting against various body ailments and promoting fertility. Among its components are estrogen (sex hormones), which activate egg production and regulate the female menstrual cycle. In the case of men, it improves the quality of sperm, since it increases the number of spermatozoa and facilitates their mobility.

These propertiesalso make palm pollen a good natural aphrodisiac to fight against lack of sexual desire, helping to increase libido in both men and women.

Palm pollen is composed of approximately 17% glucose, 22% protein, 54% calcium and vitamins B7 and B. Mineral elements such as phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron and hormone estrone are also found among its elements. In addition, it is rich in enzymes needed for metabolism, and also has antioxidant oils to activate and revitalize the body's cells.

Medicinal uses of date palm pollen

Medicinal uses

The components of palm pollen confer optimal medicinal properties to treat various imbalances of the body.


Rich in minerals, palm pollen has a great antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action, so it is recommended both to prevent prostate problems in men and to treat patients already diagnosed with a problem in this glandular organ.


Palm pollen stimulates kidney function, and is therefore a good remedy for hemorrhoids.

Conjunctivitis and other ophthalmological problems

The principle of cell regeneration characterizes palm pollen. It is very advisable to use it to treat various eye disorders, such as conjunctivitis and trachoma, especially in people who suffer from cellular wear.


As already mentioned palm pollen increases the quantity and quality of sperm and facilitates their mobility, so it can be of great help to couples who have difficulty conceiving. This product is not only optimal for men; it also regulates the female menstrual cycle and activates egg production. And this is possible because it contains the hormone estrone, which is also responsible for being a great natural aphrodisiac, in case of loss of sexual interest or frigidity.

Other uses

In addition to having effects to protect against certain diseases, palm pollen is also a good dietary supplement to improve the functions of certain organs. Thus, it tones the body because of its high fat content. It helps strengthen the immune system, which prevents many ailments, such as colds or flu.

In addition, palm pollen acts as a cellular regenerator of the body in general. The contribution of a large amount of vitamins, enzymes and minerals helps improve brain function.

Palm pollen also has a great energizing and anti-aging power.

Date palm pollen for male infertility

Palm pollen is an effective herbal remedy for male infertility. It has been found to help improve sperm quality without any side effects.

It is estimated that about 50% of male infertility is treatable because it is usually caused by lifestyle, environment, and nutritional factors. In fact, infertility affects about 15% of couples. However, those who suffer from infertility may consider trying a natural remedy to solve the problem. Sesame seeds can help fight male infertility. Apart from this, studies suggest that palm pollen can be effective in improving sperm quality.

The palm tree or Phoenix dactylifera is a plant native from North Africa and has also been cultivated in Arabia and the Persian Gulf. In fact, palm pollen has been widely used in traditional medicine for the treatment of male infertility.

Indeed, palm pollen contains estradiol and flavonoid components that can have positive effects on sperm quality. Iranian researchers conducted an experimental study in 2014 to study the effect of palm pollen on sperm parameters, as well as on the reproductive system of adult male rats. This study was published in the Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine.

Oral administration of palm pollen has been shown to improve sperm count, DNA quality and motility only 35 days after starting to consume it. Approximately 36 rats were included in the study and were divided into several experimental groups, where each of them consumed different doses of palm pollen. The researchers took blood samples to determine their serum levels, after which it was found that 120 and 240 mg / kg of dose contributed significantly to improving the quality of their sperm.

The study concluded that there is no observed side effect in subjects after the consumption of palm pollen and that it can improve male fertility factors. While the effects have not yet been studied in humans, this herbal remedy still has some potential in the natural treatment of male infertility.

Palm pollen is available as a powder and before deciding to take it, you should consult an Ayurvedic doctor for the correct dosage.


[1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov : Evaluation of the subfertile man

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov : Effects of date palm pollen (Phoenix dactylifera L.) and Astragalus ovinus on sperm parameters and sex hormones in adult male rats

Posted on 04/13/2018 by Naziha Hadden Sterility and infertility..., Benefits and virtues of herbs 0 84307

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