For prostate health
The mechanism by which serenoa works is not fully understood but most likely involve inhibition of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase and also binding to androgen receptor sites in prostate cells. The berry fruits of serenoa are rich in free fatty acids and a mixture of sterol compounds, including beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol (phytosterols).
Although investigation to determine the exact mechanism of action is ongoing, these components are considered to be the pharmacologically active compounds in serenoa, and their levels are standardised in quality preparations.
The free fatty acids may help to balance the often abnormal lipid ratios found in the prostate and seminal fluid of some benign prostatic hypertrophy patients.
. May be of assistance for the temporary relief of all major symptoms and signs of BPH including urinary frequency, nocturia, flow rate, dysuria and residual urine volume.
(Note - Picture above is of Blackmores Proseren for Men 60 Capsules which is no longer available. Picture is soon to be updated).
What else should I know?
Active Ingredients per capsule:
Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto) extract soft concentrate 160mg equivalent to dry fruit 1.6g (standardised to contain fatty acids 144mg).
No added yeast, gluten, wheat, milk derivatives or preservatives.
No added artificial flavours or sweeteners.
Adults - Take one capsule twice a day, or as professionally prescribed
Proseren may occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms.
Consult your doctor before using Proseren and ensure your condition has been diagnosed as benign prostatic enlargement.
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