TITLE

Serenoa repens (Saw Palmetto)

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology;Winter2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Serenoa repens or Saw palmetto, a small slow-growing palm native to the southeastern U.S. It states that this plant has been studied in many controlled clinical trials and results show that it improves urinary flow rate and reduces nocturia in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Some of its adverse effects include intraoperative hemorrhage, nausea and diarrhea.
ACCESSION #
31504287

 

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