Sabal 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.
Saw Palmetto berries have been used for many years as a herbal treatment for symptoms of an enlarged prostate, a common condition in men over 50 also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Natures Aid Saw Palmetto is standardised to provide 22.5mg of fatty acids.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
Di-Calcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Saw Palmetto Prep, (Saw Palmetto Berry Extract, Maltodextrin, Silicon Dioxide), Anticaking Agents (Silicon Dioxide, Vegetable Source Magnesium Stearate)
Vegan, Kosher, Veg Caps
one vegetarian capsule provides:
|Standardised Saw Palmetto berry extract (45-50% free fatty acids and sterols)||150mg|
|Organic Saw Palmetto berry powder||132mg|
|in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry|