Like the more famous saw palmetto, extracts of grass pollen are used to treat prostate enlargement. The grass mixture utilized to make this preparation consists of 92% rye, 5% timothy, and 3% corn.1 Grass pollen has also been investigated for its potential to treat prostatitis , prostate cancer, symptoms of menopause and PMS, and for reducing cholesterol.

Related grass pollen extracts are used for allergy shots. The grass pollen extracts described here have their allergenic component removed, and so can't possibly work to treat hay fever (see Safety Issues below). Grass pollen is also an entirely different product than bee pollen.

Grass pollen extract tablets for prostate disease are available in pharmacies and health food stores or can be ordered from a number of sources on the Internet.