- Used in herbal medicine to help alleviate the symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland
- Improves urine flow and incomplete voiding
- Reduces the frequency of nighttime urination
- May improve sexual function
The berries of the saw palmetto plant have been used traditionally to enhance male urinary and reproductive health. Saw palmetto is a natural treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common condition in men over 50. BPH can cause urinary problems and is a risk factor for prostate cancer.