saw palmetto

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saw palmetto

n.
1. A small creeping palm (Serenoa repens) of the southeast United States, having palmately divided leaves, petioles with sharp spines, and black fruit borne on panicles.
2. A dried preparation of the fruit of this plant used as a nonprescription herbal remedy that is supposedly beneficial for disorders of the prostate gland.
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saw palmetto

n
(Plants) any of several dwarf prickly palms, esp any of the genus Sabal, of the southeastern US
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saw′ palmet`to


n.
a shrublike palmetto, Serenoa repens, native to the southern U.S., having green or blue leafstalks set with spiny teeth.
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Noun1.saw palmetto - small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
genus Serenoa, Serenoa - one species: saw palmetto
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saw palmetto

n (bot) palma enana americana
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The method is comprised of providing a composition consisting of caffeine, saw palmetto berry derivative, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) derivative, D1 water, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate; cocamidopropyl betaine; cocamide DEA; dimethiconol dodecylbenzensulfonate; TEA dodecylbenzensulfonate; glycol distearate; sodium chloride; fragrance; hydrolyzed wheat protein; guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride; panthenol; methylchloroisothiazolinone; methylisothiazolinone and citric acid.
This formula contains 33 botanical extracts and active nutrients, including: quercetin; saw palmetto berry; pomegranate; stinging nettle; bio-enhanced curcumin (turmeric rhizome extract) (BCM-95); a blend of three botanically enhanced medicinal mushrooms; and other prostate-specific nutrients and herbs.