This herb is useful for prostate health in men. Saw Palmetto inactivates the enzyme 5a-Reductase type I and II and hence limits the formation of the potent androgen DHT which is shown to cause Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BHP) (II) and male pattern baldness (I). Like Proscar and Propecia both prescription medications for prostate health and baldness this natural herb enacts the same if not better effect on the enzyme
The point being that there is NO known or reported liver toxicity with this natural preparation. In this form (an extract from the berry) it has higher potency than the powder form. For those strength athletes who are trying to achieve a naturally higher testosterone level this herb is safe and not a banned substance. Dr. Saleeby recommends this to almost every male over the age of 40 and to his athletic enhancement athletes. Usual dose is one twice daily or two at bedtime.
1 Capsule contains:
|Saw Palmetto Berry extract (Serenoa repens)