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How Much Saw Palmetto is Needed to Maintain Prostate Health?

Question: I'm interested in your saw palmetto. I've read your literature regarding taking “ 320 mg softgels per day,” yet when I read the copy for Swanson Superior Herbs Saw Palmetto, it only offers 160 mg. To be effective I understood that 320 mg is the recommended dosage per day. Please clarify how much saw palmetto per day?

The most common dosage of saw palmetto is 160 mg of a standardized extract two times per day (total of 320 mg). However, individuals may choose to take more or less based on their own health situation. According to the experts at the Dietary Supplement Information Bureau, the daily dosage range is as little as 160 mg to as high as 740 mg (and anything in between) of a standardized extract. To read more about this herb for prostate health including dosage ranges, we invite you to visit Click the "Browse Dietary Supplements" button, and select “saw palmetto” from the alphabetized list.

Swanson Superior Herbs Saw Pawmetto provides 320 mg of standardized saw palmetto per softgel. Click here to shop our saw palmetto supplements.

(Note: as per industry regulations, we cannot and will not answer medical questions, make treatment or diagnosis recommendations or comment on disease inquiries. Such questions must be answered by your doctor or professional health care provider.)


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