Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens or Sabal serrulata) is a small fan palm found growing wild in the warm climates of the south-eastern US. Saw Palmetto is primarily used in men’s health and can also support the female reproductive system.
What is Saw Palmetto?
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens or Sabal serrulata) is a small fan palm found growing wild in the warm climates of the south-eastern US. It is high in fatty acids, phytosterols and flavonoids.
Historically native Americans used the berries of Saw Palmetto for its libido supporting qualities and for prostate health in males. They were also traditionally used by women to support libido and the health of the female reproductive system.
The Benefits of a Saw Palmetto Supplement
Today, Saw Palmetto’s main use is in supporting prostate health. . It helps support healthy testosterone and DHT levels, which can have a flow on effect, by supporting healthy urinary and sexual function.
Saw Palmetto is a great herbal support for men over the age of 40. It’s very popular for men who experience male pattern baldness.
In women, Saw Palmetto supports the reproductive system as a general tonic and supports healthy sexual function. If a healthy libido is your main concern, consider supplementing with a Ginseng for healthy sexual interest.
Saw palmetto can be a tonic for the nervous system, in times of increased pressure and worry. Kava is also very supportive for worry and overwhelm.
Saw Palmetto supplements are a part of the Specialty Supplements range here at HealthPost.