Saw Palmetto

What is Saw Palmetto?

Saw Palmetto also known as Serona Repens, is a small palm tree found in Southern America, that produces berries used for medicinal purposes and has a lifespan of 700 years. The name of the plant originates from the razor sharp nature of the stems found at the base of each leaf.

Saw Palmetto has been used by Native Americans for a long time, as they believe it treats disorders of the urinary tract. Recent clinical studies suggest this supplement is most popularly used to relieve inflammation of a swollen prostate gland. A supplement aimed primarily at men.

Why take Saw Palmetto?

It has been suggested through clinical research the use of Saw Palmetto may prevent or treat:

•    Benign Prostatic HyperplasiaSaw Palmetto
•    Prostatitis
•    Urinary tract infections

What are the side effects of Saw Palmetto?

This supplement may cause the following mild side effects:

•    Abdominal pain
•    Nausea
•    Dizziness
•    Headache
•    Vomiting
•    Constipation
•    Diarrhoea

If you are currently taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions please consult your doctor or consultant, to seek advice before taking any vitamins or supplements.