The global saw palmetto extracts market displayed constant growth over forecast period. Saw palmetto is a fruit extract; serenoa repens to be specific. It is a berry that grows unchecked in Florida and other parts of southeastern United States. The berries are harvested and help victims suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Saw palmetto has known to be in existence for almost 140 years.
Saw palmetto is used in traditional herbal medicine, Indians of American origin used to treat their urinary complications and reproductive system problems with saw palmetto. Saw palmetto and its implied claim that it can treat benign prostate hyperplasia is untrue and limited in vitro and animal studies have shown potential for treatment is untrue and has been refuted as stated by American Cancer Society.
Saw Palmetto has adverse effects and they are gastrointestinal by consuming the extract and should be avoided with other drugs. Saw Palmetto extract may also interfere with use of birth control pills that contain estrogen as an active ingredient. This is because saw palmetto reduces estrogen levels in the body that could be harmful. Saw Palmetto is not advisable to be taken for children under 12 years because it has an undulating effect on metabolism rates of androgen and estrogen hormones.
Saw Palmetto extract should not be taken during pregnancy because it can affect fetal genital development and should be avoided during breastfeeding. Saw palmetto berries found on other region slopes are not to be confused with original saw palmetto varieties found in Florida. Segmentation of saw palmetto extracts market by type includes liquid products and powder products.
Segmentation of saw palmetto extracts market by application includes pharmaceutical industry and dietary supplement. Segmentation of saw palmetto extracts market by geography includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA and Latin America. The key industrial players in saw palmetto extracts market include Valensa International, Martin Bauer, Indena, Euromed, Nturex, Maypro, Sabinsa and Acetar Bio-Tech.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Saw Palmetto Extracts in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Saw Palmetto Extracts market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• Valensa International
• Martin Bauer
• Acetar Bio-Tech
• Xian Sanjiang
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Liquid Products
• Powder Products
On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Pharmaceutical Industry
• Dietary Supplement
Research Support Specialist, USA