Product DescriptionSabal is the name given to the group of plants known as the ‘New World Palms’ or simply as Palmetto. The Sabal group of plants can be found all over the world, but Sabal serrulata (also known as Serenoa repens and by the common names Saw palmetto or Dwarf Palm) is only found in the Florida Everglades.
Benefits and features of A.Vogel Saw palmetto tincture:
Helps maintain the health of the prostate gland
Made from Saw palmetto berries
Herbal food supplement
The fruit or berries of Sabal serrulata are used to make Saw palmetto tincture. These are the size of olives and contain an oil known simply as ‘saw palmetto oil’, rich in a substance called β-sitosterol. Saw palmetto berries are popular as a food supplement for many uses, including to help maintain the health of a normal prostate gland.
Saw palmetto oil is used at a dose of 320mg to help relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. See our page on Prostasan® Saw palmetto capsules for more information.
|Directions Of Use||Prostasan® Saw Palmetto is a remedy for use in men over 18 years of age (including the elderly) who have been diagnosed by their doctors as having BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy) also known as an enlarged prostate. Dosage of Prostasan® Saw Palmetto capsules is one capsule daily with food. Do not chew the capsule. Refer to your doctor before stopping any prescribed medicine.|
|Nutrition Info||Prostasan® contains an extract of Saw Palmetto berries rich in oil. These are harvested from Saw Palmetto plants grown to the north of the Everglades in Florida without the use of artificial fertilisers, insecticides or fungicides. Each Prostasan® Saw Palmetto capsule contains 320mg of herbal extract (as soft extract) from Saw Palmetto fruit (or berries). Other ingredients include gelatin, glycerol, sorbitol, iron oxide (red, black and yellow) and purified water.|
|Precautions||Like all Saw palmetto products, Prostasan® Saw Palmetto capsules may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Minor side effects The following minor side effects can occur when using this product. These are likely to affect less than 1 in every 1,000 people. Belching Stomach discomfort Allergic reactions such as skin rashes Discontinue use if you find these are troubling you. If you are concerned about any side effect, if a side effect becomes serious or if you notice a side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare practitioner. Remember to see your doctor if: Your symptoms of urinary discomfort worsen You have blood in your urine You have a fever|