Serenoa Repens (Saw Palmetto)
The Serenoa Repens is an American plant of the palm family that grows more than four meters in height.
In many regions it is known with different names: Palmito Silvestre, Saw Palmetto, Serenoa Serrulata.
American Indians used it as food and nutritional tonic, to treat testicular atrophy, infertility and decreased libido in men.
There are many medicinal plants that have shown no effect. However, the Indians were not wrong.
The extract of Serenoa Rapens has proven to be an inhibitor of the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase,
preventing conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
Some say that this plant attacks the root of the causes of hair loss
and that its action is similar to Finasteride
There is not enough evidence to argue that.
There were numerous studies that demonstrated its effectiveness in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH),
but in 2003, reported a new study using double blind method. The test lasted three months and involved 100 men.
There were no differences between placebo and Serenoa Rapens.
Although previous evidence demonstrating their effectiveness against prostate hyperplasia,
there are no reliable studies showing that it works for Androgenic Alopecia.
Even if it is an inhibitor of DHT does not mean that it works as Propecia.
Can be ingested in gelatin capsules (about 400mg) or applied topically, directly on the affected areas.
It is considered of average effectiveness for the following reasons:
1) No clear studies for the treatment of androgenic alopecia.
2) it has worked for some people, but has been ineffective for others.
It is important to emphasize that regulatory authorities tend to not to intervene in the adoption of natural drugs.
Saw Palmetto can get through many laboratories and, in many places with no credentials of any kind.
If you think to begin a treatment, try a brand that is reliable.
you should never start a treatment without first consulting a professional.
. Not even a natural treatment of this type.
That it is a plant does not mean that is free of adverse effects. In fact, in this case are worse than those of
Important for the Treatment:
Lotion: after washing and drying hair, put the topic on the affected areas by ensuring a good contact with the scalp.
For better penetration, we recommend a quick massage (two or three minutes)
by pressing gently with the fingertips moving the scalp in a circular.
Gelatin capsules: 400mg per day eating. It can be distributed in several capsules.
Do not use if:
You have hypersensitivity to any of these product components.
In no way can be used by women, children or babies.
If you suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia, check with your doctor to let you know the proper dosage.
Lotion: are unknown but may be similar to gelatin capsules.
Gelatin capsules: Acne, internal bleeding, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, bad breath, constipation and diarrhea.
Remember, you should never start a treatment without first consulting a professional.