Posted by: Molly | 2010-08-06

saw palmetto

I''''ve heard that saw palmetto can enlarge a women''''s breasts. I''''ve done a bit of research on it and found that it is actually a natural, herbal supplement with very little side effects. And is intended for men with an enlarged protaste. I''''m a bit sceptical to use it as it is intended for men only. Can women use it as well?

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hi Molly

the action of saw palmetto is more on the prostrate and for male health.

Saw palmetto has antiandrogenic, antiproliferative, and anti-inflammatory properties that seem to be responsible for improving symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Saw palmetto also seems to have anti-estrogen, antispasmodic, and alpha-adrenergic inhibitory properties.

i am not sure your reason for you wanting to use the herb, but their might be a more appropriate herb to use.

Kind Regards
Dr Debbie

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