Sabal SerrulataSaw Palmetto, Sab ser, Serenoa Repens
Below are the strongest indications of Sabal Serrulata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Sabal Serrulata is homeopathic to irritability of the genito-urinary organs.
General and sexual debility. Promotes nutrition and tissue building. Head, stomach, and ovarian symptoms marked. Of unquestioned value in prostatic enlargement, Epididymitis, and urinary difficulties. Acts on membrano-prostatic portion of urethra. Iritis, with prostatic trouble. Valuable for undeveloped mammary glands. fear of going to sleep. Languor, apathy and indifference.
Compare: Phosph-ac.; Stigmata Maydis; Santal.; Apis. In prostatic symptoms: Ferr. Pic.; Thuja; Picric Acid (more sexual erethism). Populus Tremul.; (prostatic enlargement with cystitis).
Mother tincture, ten to thirty drops. Third potency often better. The tincture must be prepared from the Fresh berries to be effective.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.