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Saw Palmetto, Serenao repens
Parts used: Berries.
Constituents: Volatile oil, fatty oil, ethyl esters, 25% fatty acids, sterols.
Actions: Spasmolytic, Diuretic, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Expectorant, Restorative, Aphrodisiac, Anodyne.
Kidney stones, dysuria, functional disorders of the urinary tract.
Prostatitis, enlarged prostate gland +Couch grass, Echinacea and pumpkin seeds (only Cucurbita pepo).
Nervous or irritable bladder, prostatitis, neurotic prostatitis +echinacea.
Bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, throat pain, loss of voice.
To reproductive glands, breast/ovary/testicle hypotrophy, prostate/ breast cancer +red clover, nettle root, sperm count, impotence, infertility, pituitary deficiency with progesterone; testosterone; thyroxine; prolactin deficiency, cold uterus.
Yang + Yin tonic nutrient assimilation.
Herbal extract: 15-30mL per week.
Energetics: Warm, pungent, astringent, sweet.
Meridians: kidney, bladder, spleen, liver.
Contraindications: None.
HBP prevention 150mg else 2-300mg.
200mg glycine, alanine, glutamic acid.
100mg Pygeum.
150mg Pumpkin seeds.
150mg Nettle.
Zinc, B6, A, C, E, Ω3.