Sabalis serrulatae fructus
This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of saw palmetto fruit. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing saw palmetto fruit.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing saw palmetto fruit. For practical information about using saw palmetto fruit medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Sabalis serrulatae fructus|
|English common name||Saw Palmetto Fruit|
|Botanical name||Serenoa repens (W.Bartram) Small (syn. Sabal serrulata (Michx.) Schult.f.)|
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph