Saw Palmetto Interactions Overview

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Saw Palmetto

Also known as
  • Serenoa repens
  • American Dwarf Palm Tree
  • Baies du Palmier Scie
  • Cabbage Palm
  • Chou Palmiste
  • Ju-Zhong
  • Palmier Nain
  • Palmier Scie
  • Sabal
  • Sabal Fructus
  • Saw Palmetto Berry
Saw Palmetto 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 170 drugs known to interact with Saw Palmetto

Drugs that interact with Saw Palmetto

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