Saw Palmetto: A Viable Hair Loss Treatment?

Saw Palmetto: A Viable Hair Loss Treatment?

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Saw Palmetto berries were ingested by Seminoles as a way to clear away mucous in their throats and it also prevented these native Americans from urinating while they were sleeping at night.

Saw Palmetto is procured from the fruit Serenoa Repens. Saw Palmetto is very rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. Saw Palmetto is considered by doctors to be an alternate medicine for different kinds of diagnoses, mostly for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Men who have been diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have enlarged prostates (a naturally occuring condition as males age), so much so that urinating becomes a labored activity, sometimes requiring surgery.

In the hair restoration world, Saw Palmetto came out of left field and has become an astonishing remedy for hair loss. Its benefits have been well documented by top-of-the-line researchers. For lots of hair loss sufferers, Saw Palmetto, up to a certain point, can reverse the hair loss process or even delay hair loss. Saw Palmetto’s bioactive ingredients hinder the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

On the hair follicular level, Saw Palmetto is able to put a stop to the process of hair loss. In addition, Saw Palmetto promotes the increased thickness of miniaturized hair, helping them grow longer. From a scientific view, the results of Saw Palmetto is kind of similar to finasteride or other DHT blockers. Also available in oil extract, Saw Palmetto can be used topically on hair scalps.

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