Saw Palmetto is a small, palm like North American plant. The Saw Palmetto extract comes from berries of small palm trees, and the extracts comprise of different fatty acids and sterols. Native Americans have used the Saw Palmetto berry to treat genital, urinary tract and reproductive system problems. Saw Palmetto is widely researched and used in Europe, and is now gaining popularity in North America, and being used for its benefits for the urinary tract.
Saw Palmetto herb extract has been marketed as an aphrodisiac for men and women, and it's also anabolic (muscle building), and helps build muscle tissues. Saw Palmetto contains a variety of fatty acids including lauric acid, oleic acid, myristic acid, and palmitic acid, Phytosterols (Plant Sterols), and polysaccharides.
Of the many benefits associated with Saw Palmetto, treating BPH is obviously the most significant.
Below are some health benefits of Saw Palmetto Extract Powder: