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Serenoa repens (Sabal serrulata)


Prostate problems, kidney and gall stones, kidney disorders, irritable urinary bladder ...


Composition :
100% Serenoa repens fructus / Sabal serrulatum fructus - 200 mg

Part used :

Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens), is a fan palm in the Palm family (Arecaceae), endemic to the southeastern United States, most commonly along the Atlantic and (Mexican) Gulf Coastal plains, but also as far inland as southern Arkansas. It is a hardy plant, extremely slow growing, and long lived, with some plants, especially in Florida where it is known as simply the Palmetto, possibly being as old as 500–700 years.

It is a small palm, normally reaching a height of around 2 – 4 meters (3–6 ft). Its trunk is sprawling, and it grows in clumps or dense thickets in sandy coastal lands or as undergrowth in pine woods or hardwood hammocks. The leaves have a bare petiole terminating in a rounded fan of about 20 leaflets. The petiole is armed with fine, sharp teeth or spines that give the species its common name. The leaves are light green inland, and silvery-white in coastal regions. The leaves are 1 – 2 meters (3-6ft) in length, the leaflets 50 – 100 cm (1.5-3ft) long. The flowers are yellowish-white, about 5 mm (0.2in) across, produced in dense compound panicles up to 60 cm (24in) long. The fruit is a large reddish-black drupe and is an important food source for wildlife and historically for humans.

The drupes contain glycosides, trigylcerides, estrogen, steroids (sitosterol, campestrol, stigmasterol and cycloartenol, all having beneficial effects on prostate and kidneys). These properties may be enhanced firther by combining Saw Palmetto with African Prune (Pygeum africanum). For treatment of irritable bladder, Saw Palmetto is alternated with Wollowherb (Epiobium parviflorum).

History: Native Indians used to make a fermented beverage with Saw Palmetto fruit which was believed to incite sexual desire.


Take 1-2 capsules three times daily, with plenty of water.