Botanical name / Scientific Name: Serenoa Repen/serrulata
Common Name: Saw Palmetto
Fatty acid, oil
Fatty acid 45% powder, 85-95% Oil
Saw palmetto is a supplement made from the fruit of the Serenoa repens tree. It is a small palm, growing to a maximum height around 7–10 ft. It is endemic to the subtropical Southeastern United States, most commonly along the south Atlantic and Gulf Coastal plains and sand hills.
- Saw palmetto is most commonly used for decreasing symptoms of an enlarged prostate called benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).
- Saw palmetto is also used to prevent complications from prostate surgery and for treating certain types of prostate conditions.
- Saw palmetto may reduce inflammation and protect your body against the growth of cancer cells.