Saw Palmetto Berry Whole

$22.99

Botanical Name Serenoa repens

Common Name:

  • English:  Palmetto berry
  • Also, known as: American dwarf palm tree, Dwarf palm tree, Dwarf palmetto, Fan palm, Sabal, Sabal Fructus, Sägepalmenfrüchte, saw palmetto, Saw palmetto berries, Serenoa

Habitat: Indigenous to the south-east of the USA, from South Carolina to Florida

Origin:  USA

Harvested:  Wild

Parts Used: Partially-dried ripe fruit                                                               

General Information:

The plant grows from 6 to 10 feet high, forming what is called the ‘palmetto scrub. It has a crown of large leaves, and the fruit is irregularly-spherical to oblong-ovoid, deep red-brown, slightly wrinkled, being from j to 1 inch long and about £ inch in diameter. It contains a hard-brown seed. The taste is sweetish and not agreeable, and the panicle containing it may weigh as much as 9 lb. It has no odor.

How to use:   

Decoctions are suitable for roots, barks, large seeds & berries, and other dense material. The simple way to make decoction is, in a saucepan, add 1 tablespoon of dried herbs to 1 cup of water. Bring the water to boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30-60 minutes. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy it!

Tips:

  • You can sweeten your herbal decoctions with a bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.

Precautions: 

You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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