Product name: Saw palmetto fruit extract
Description: Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens): The medicinal parts are the partially dried ripe fruit, the ripe fresh fruit and the ripe dried fruit, The plant is indigenous to the coastal regions of the southern states of the U.S., from South Carolina to Florida and southern California.
Indications and Uses
Anti-Androgenic Effects: The lipophilic extract of the herb inhibits binding of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) to the cytosolic androgenic receptor and alpha1-adrenoceptor in the prostate, thus preventing accumulation of the steroid, which may lead to prostate hyperplasia.
Anti-Inflammatory Effects: The extracts of the herb have demonstrated anti-inflammatory activity. Inhibition of the synthesis of arachidonic acid inflammatory metobolits, throuhg a double blocking of cyclooxygenas and 5-lipoxy-genase pathways results in anti-inflammatory properties.