Ingredients Glossary

Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto
Botanical name: Serenoa repens

Alternative Names
American dwarf palm tree
Dwarf palm tree
Dwarf palmetto
Fan palm

Historical medicinal use of Saw palmetto can be traced in the Americas to the Mayans and to the Seminoles.

Active agents within Saw palmetto may be sterols and fatty acids, such as myristoleic acid.

Saw palmetto has been known to support urinary function and prostate health.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.