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Serenoa repens / Saw Palmetto Berry Cut
Serenoa repens, commonly known as saw palmetto, is the sole species currently classified in the genus Serenoa. 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. It grows in clumps or dense thickets in sandy coastal areas, and as undergrowth in pine woods or hardwood hammocks.
Flowers are yellow-white in colour and the fruit reddish-black.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anabolic – Saw palmetto has been touted as an anabolic agent, contributing to muscle growth/ increased muscle mass.
Anti-inflammatory – Historically it has been used treat enlargement of the prostate and as a treatment of urinary tract infections. There is a current focus of its use as an effective treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Expectorant – it has been shown to aid thyroid function and as a herbal remedy for asthma, bronchitis and other bronchial and throat problems, especially those related to excess mucous secretions.
Fertility Issues – It is commonly used today to tone the male reproductive system and boost the production in reproductive hormones in men. It has also been used by females with fertility issues and reproductive organ problems.
Topical – Topically it is used to treat baldness.
Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.
500 g, 1000gm