Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Saw Palmetto Berry Extract Laboratory Guidance Document

The new publication reviews 34 analytical methods to authenticate saw palmetto berries and their extracts and detect adulteration with vegetable oils and fatty acids from animals. AUSTIN, Texas (September 11, 2019) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) announces the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on Saw Palmetto Extract.1 Saw palmetto (Serenoa … Continue reading Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Saw Palmetto Berry Extract Laboratory Guidance Document

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Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Revised Bulletin on Adulteration of Saw Palmetto

The updated bulletin includes new information on fraudulent blends made with animal-based fatty acids AUSTIN, Texas (October 29, 2018) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) announces the publication of a revised Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin (BAPB) on saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) berry and berry extracts. Saw palmetto extract is a popular ingredient in dietary … Continue reading Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Revised Bulletin on Adulteration of Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto {Serenoa repens}

Also, Known As: Palmetto Sabal Saw Palmetto Saw palmetto was a frequent ingredient in the conservative remedies during the first half of the 20th century and was generally used as a moderate diuretic and also as remedies for chronic cystitis. Saw palmetto herb was also believed to be an effective therapy for enlarged prostates. Since … Continue reading Saw Palmetto {Serenoa repens}

Every Man Over 30

The Prostate Problem Like women, men too are exposed to the effects of chemical estrogens in their environment. In addition, as their testosterone levels drop with age, there is, in many cases, a concomitant rise in estradiol levels -- the major reason that many older men develop breasts. Just as with women, estradiol stimulates cell … Continue reading Every Man Over 30