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(American Dwarf Palm Tree)
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  • Saw palmetto for prostate disorders. [Review]
    Am Fam Physician. 2003 Mar 15; 67(6):1281-3.Gordon AE, Shaughnessy AF
  • Saw palmetto is an herbal product used in the treatment of symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia. The active component is found in the fruit of the American dwarf palm tree. Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of saw palmetto in reducing symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Saw palmetto appears to have efficacy similar to that of medications like finasteride, …
  • Phytotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia. [Review]
    Curr Urol Rep. 2002 Aug; 3(4):285-91.Gerber GS
  • Phytotherapy has become a more popular treatment option among American men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The most popular herbal agent is saw palmetto (Serenoa repens), which is derived from the berry of the American dwarf palm tree. Pygeum africanum and beta-sitosterol are also used by many patients with BPH, either alone or in combination with saw palmetto. A significant limiting fac…
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