Saw Palmetto is a type of palm tree whose fruit is used in making medicines. We can find this plant in South Eastern part of the United States. The palm plant produces a fruit which looks like black berries. Saw Palmetto is extracted from the fruit. The process involves drying the fruit in the sun. Saw Palmetto can be taken in combination with other herbs. The taste of Saw Palmetto is pungent, but good for the body and keeps diseases at bay.
It has a number of benefits, it can be taken as food and also as a medicine:
Saw Palmetto is helpful in curing male baldness by stimulating and controlling certain hormones which cause hair fall.
Saw Palmetto is helpful in curing prostate cancer and prostate infections.
Saw palmetto is to cure cold,cough and sore throat.
It is helpful in giving relaxation and increases sexual desire and pleasure.
Who can benefit from taking Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto is safe for all type of people, it should be avoided during pregnancy. Breastfeeding mothers should avoid it. Any patient who has gone surgery should not take Saw Palmetto, as it’s slows down the healing process.
Saw Palmetto has only mild side effects as dizziness, headache, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea and nausea. Some people complain that Saw Palmetto effects the liver and pancreas, but happens when dosages of this supplement is taken in excessive quantity.
The dosage of Saw Palmetto is 160 mg twice daily or 320 mg once daily (differes to person to person).