All though many people associate taking saw palmetto with men and prostate issues, saw palmetto is very useful for women as well. In fact, many products that were made for women over the last one hundred years have been made with saw palmetto as an ingredient, strictly because of the benefits it offers. We will discuss only the benefits to women in this article.
Lets talk a little bit about why we do not hear as much about the benefits saw palmetto has on women. The media, for whatever reason, has a tendency to downplay the many benefits and focus on only one benefit to prostate issues. Some of the many benefits that accompany use of saw palmetto are documented in many medical journals. One of the many benefits is offers women is a detox benefit, which can cleanse organs such as the liver, colon, etc.
For women who have excessive testosterone, saw palmetto is beneficial in the fact that it helps to stabilize it. This is beneficial for women who have the excess male hormone production due to bodybuilding. It also helps with detoxifying the skin as well has when administered to women can support mammary gland health. Some information even tells us that saw palmetto helps women with ovarian disease. Saw palmetto helps to reduce androgen in women. It is also a diuretic and a urinary antiseptic.
Another benefit that saw palmetto has is it works as an expectorant by clearing the chest of congestion. Well what this means is that it is useful in treating bronchial issues. Because of the benefits that saw palmetto has in regulating hormones it is considered to help in the reproductive organs in women and men alike. Saw palmetto is recommended as a tonic in promoting good general health. Women who are pregnant or lactating should consult a medical professional as this can be dangerous to people who are going through those conditions. Saw palmetto may also be useful in treating such conditions as excessive growth of dark, facial hair in women and ovarian disease.
In closing saw palmetto is a great herbal supplement, which has many benefits. It is recommended that you consult your medical professional before using any herbal supplement. They will also be able to answer any additional questions you may have.
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