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Saw Palmetto Standardized Extract
Saw palmetto berry (Serenoa repens, Sabal serrulata) consists of the ripe,
dried fruit of Serenoa repens. The berry contains fatty acids
(principally lauric acid and ethyl laurate), with phytosterols and
Nearly every man over the age of 45 has some enlargement of the prostate
gland - small male sex glands that encircle the urethra. Enlargement and
inflammation of the prostate can hinder urine flow and affect sexual
function. BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) results in frequent
nighttime urination, pain, burning and difficulty with urination.
Conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone is a chemical reaction
that contributes to prostate enlargement and its symptoms. The berries
of the Saw Palmetto plant have been shown to inhibit this chemical
reaction. By standardizing the fatty acids in Saw Palmetto to between 85
and 95%, Natural Factors delivers a Standardized Potency herb extract
Women - Saw Palmetto extract may help some women who have excess
androgens. It helps to balance hormonal androgen levels.