The Saw Palmetto Serenoa repens is the sole species currently classified in the genus Serenoa. It is a small palm, normally reaching a height of around 2-4 metres. Its trunk is sprawling, and it grows in clumps in sandy coastal lands or as undergrowth in pine woods or hardwood hammocks. It is endemic to the southeastern United States, most commonly along the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains, but also as far inland as southern Arkansas.

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... In the western world, saw palmetto is used mainly to relieve the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. The urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body, passes through the prostate gland. For most men, BPH is a normal part of aging. An enlarged prostate, however, may cause men to have trouble starting or maintaining urination, need to urinate more often, have urine leaks, or need to urinate during the night. ...
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