Saw Palmetto Interactions Overview
Check For Interactions With Saw Palmetto
Also known as
- Serenoa repens
- American Dwarf Palm Tree
- Baies du Palmier Scie
- Cabbage Palm
- Chou Palmiste
- Palmier Nain
- Palmier Scie
- Sabal Fructus
- Saw Palmetto Berry
Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is a plant native to the southeastern United States and a member of the Arecaceae family. It is a small, palm-like tree with fan-shaped leaves that produces small, white flowers. The fruit of the plant is a small, dark purple berry, which is what is used in dietary supplements. In traditional medicine, saw palmetto has been used to treat a variety of health conditions, including prostate problems (such as BPH [benign prostatic hyperplasia]) and urinary tract disorders. It is also claimed to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and to improve hair growth.
There are 169 drugs known to interact with Saw Palmetto
Drugs that interact with Saw Palmetto
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