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Saw Palmetto Extract
Saw Palmetto Extract
Saw Palmetto Extract
Saw Palmetto Extract
Saw Palmetto Extract

Saw Palmetto Extract

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  • Promotes prostate health** 
  • Supports urinary function in mature men**  
  • A leading herb for men long used in traditional practices**
  • Contains a 45- to 90-day supply of rapid-release softgels

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Nature’s Tonic for Men’s Health

Saw palmetto is a shrub-like palm prized for men’s health.** Each fan-shaped cluster of leaves is attached to the stem of the plant by a stalk covered in spines. These saw-like teeth lining the stalk give the Serenoa repens plant its common name, Saw Palmetto.

Native to the southeastern United States, Saw Palmetto can be found growing from South Carolina to southern Mississippi and throughout Florida. The plant bears brownish-black berries that have a long history of traditional use by Native Americans.

The earliest mention of saw palmetto’s health potential in the scientific literature is found in an 1879 issue of the American Journal of Pharmacy.1 Within the next two decades, saw palmetto began to earn recognition for having properties that provided benefits to men’s reproductive health.**1

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Saw Palmetto – Uses and Benefits

Traditional use claims are based on historical or traditional practices. Saw palmetto has been used for prostate and urinary health dating back to Native Americans and the American Eclectics in the early part of the twentieth century.

The Eclectics were a group of American physicians organized in the 1800s. They called themselves Eclectics after the Greek word for ‘select.’ They believed in selecting the appropriate regimen based on each individual person’s needs. The Eclectics utilized the beneficial properties of locally available herbs mainly from Native American traditions to create health-promoting tonics.3 They created teas and tinctures from the berries of the saw palmetto tree to promote prostate health.**

Spotlight on Prostate Health

The prostate is a male gland roughly the size of a chestnut. It is located at the neck of the bladder and the urethra. The word prostate comes from a Greek expression meaning, “one who stands before” describing its placement directly below the bladder.4 As such, the health of the prostate can impact the nearby bladder and urinary flow.

The prostate has three main functions


1

FLUID PRODUCTION
The prostate produces one of the fluids found in semen that is important for sperm motility and overall male fertility.4


2

REGULATION FLOW
The prostate directs the flow of fluids through the urethra and seminal ducts.4


3

HORMONE METABOLISM
Testosterone is transformed to its more potent form, dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the prostate.4

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Saw Palmetto FAQs
FAQ: When should I take saw palmetto?

Your daily intake of saw palmetto supplements can be consumed with one meal or can be taken at separate meals throughout the day. The capsules may also be opened and prepared as a tea. We suggest taking saw palmetto supplements with a meal. The active components in saw palmetto are fat soluble and the dietary fat in a meal will help facilitate optimal absorption.

FAQ: Where does saw palmetto come from?

Saw palmetto is native to the southeastern United States. The saw palmetto berries used in dietary supplements are wild-harvested in the US or cultivated in other parts of the world.

FAQ: Can women supplement with saw palmetto?

Puritan’s Pride® saw palmetto products are intended to be used by men to support prostate health.** Saw palmetto should not be taken by pregnant or nursing women. It is important to read all label directions and warnings before use.

References:

  • 1. Foster S. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press; 1996.
  • 2. Fetro CW, Avila JR. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Corp; 1999.
  • 3. Abascal K, Yarnell E. The Eclectics' plant knowledge. Altern Complement Ther. August, 2006:172- 176.
  • 4. Informed Health Online. Cologne, Germany: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care; 2011. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK279291/#_NBK279291_pubdet_. Accessed October 6, 2020.

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Customer Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great supplements I like the high dosage of this supplement in an easy to swallow capsule. There is no after taste. My husband feels like the product is helping him and enjoys that the capsules are not so large but have 1000 milligrams. Thank you for another great product!
Date published: 2021-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I've been using this product for several years and am very satisfied with the results.
Date published: 2021-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works for me I love this product. Puritan’s Pride Saw Palmetto Extract definitely works for me.
Date published: 2021-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to swallow! This product is stronger than what I was taking and NOT a capsule. This gelcap is easy to swallow.
Date published: 2021-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good product I like it. best price around.. I also like the buy one get two sale.
Date published: 2021-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Working Great My Dr. recommended that I should try taking Saw Palmetto and I have been taking this particular one for a number of years now, with great results.
Date published: 2021-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent Product Excelent Product and quality excepcional, very recommended
Date published: 2021-02-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from excellent I think the product is soft to absortion and have excellent benefits, but they pack small quantities of products in very large boxes
Date published: 2021-02-12
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