The berries of the Saw Palmetto plant are prized for their ability to help reduce an enlarged prostate. They may also help alleviate the pain and inflammation associated with this condition. Pharmacologically, Saw Palmetto is classified as having immune stimulating and anti-oedema effects.
Nature's Sunshine Saw Palmetto also acts as an antiseptic and astringent, shrinking inflamed urinary system tissues and stimulating urine flow to expel irritants and toxins.
Saw Palmetto is considered by many to be the herb of choice for treating cystitis, impotence, prostatitis, reduced or absent sex drive, testicular atrophy and urinary tract infections.