Saw Palmetto Extract
Botanical Source: Serenoa Repens（Bartr.）Small
CAS NO.: 84604-15-9
Part Used: Berry
Appearance: Fine light yellow to white powder
Active Ingredient: Total Fatty Acids
Specification: ≥25%; ≥45%
Saw palmetto is a plant. Its ripe fruit is used to make medicine. It is best known for its use in decreasing symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, BPH). Saw palmetto is used for treating certain types of prostate infections. It is also sometimes used, in combination with other herbs, to treat prostate cancer.
Saw palmetto fruit (berry) is a large reddish-black drupe and is an important food source for wildlife and historically for humans. It contains constituents such as fatty acids, steroidal saponins, phytosterols, volatile oil, resin, tannins. Saw Palmetto berries contain an oil with a variety of fatty acids and phytosterols. These fatty acids include capric, caprylic, caproic, lauric, palmitic, and oleic acid and their ethyl esters. The major phytosterols are beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol, cycloartenol, stigmasterol, cycloartenol, lupeol, lupenone, and 24-methyl-cyclo-artenol.
Inhibition of prostate hyperplasia;
Construction of blood vessels, muscles, resistance to mucosal, diuretic effect;
Mainly used for benign prostatic hyperplasia, sexual dysfunction, impotence, kidney disease, orchitis,
cystitis, bronchitis, loss of appetite, nasal congestion and the promotion of breast hyperplasia.