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Hair Loss and Prostate Health: Saw Palmetto's Dual Role

Posted by Luke Leon on

The benefits of saw palmetto have been recognized for a very long time. Native Americans of the Southeastern United States employed the saw palmetto shrub for medicinal purposes, and in the early 20th century, males used the berries to cure urinary tract disorders, improve sperm production, and preserve prostate health.Because of its many positive effects, saw palmetto is now one of the most popular dietary supplements among men who suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or prostate cancer. In 2011, nearly $18 million worth of saw palmetto was sold in the United States, making it the third most popular herbal...

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