Saw palmetto benefits for women include the potential prevention of conditions such as adult acne, adverse menopausal symptoms and polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, according to The Nest. Such conditions are often ca... More »

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According to About.com, saw palmetto is not dangerous for most women, but the safety of pregnant or nursing women taking this herb is not established. It is also not known how this herb affects people with liver or kidne... More »

Saw palmetto is an herb used to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, explains Mayo Clinic. Although it is not standard care in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends it as an alternative trea... More »

Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, include irregular periods, excess facial and body hair, acne, and enlarged ovaries, reports Mayo Clinic. Women should visit a health care provider to discuss concerns abo... More »

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Some herbal supplements commonly used to treat the symptoms of PCOS are berberine, chromium, flaxseed oil, inositol, L-arginine and maitake mushroom, according to WebMD, although it notes there is insufficient evidence t... More »

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According to About.com, saw palmetto is not dangerous for most women, but the safety of pregnant or nursing women taking this herb is not established. It is also not known how this herb affects people with liver or kidne... More »

Possible benefits of saw palmetto include increased sexual drive, natural sedation and healthy urine flow, according to WebMD. Saw palmetto may also treat sore throat, coughs, asthma, bronchitis and pelvic pain. The supp... More »

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