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Old 12-01-2003, 06:30 PM   #1
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please help....

can women take saw palmetto? has anyone tried taking saw palmetto for their acne? does it help??

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Old 12-01-2003, 09:57 PM   #2
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....please guys someone must know something on this topic...

Old 12-01-2003, 11:08 PM   #3
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I know men have recieved hormonal and acne benefits from taking saw palmetto in conjunction with other therapies. Though I can't look it up for you right now, my instinct tells me it would not do you much good. I could be wrong. Look it up online.

Old 12-02-2003, 11:40 AM   #4
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I took some saw palmetto that was in a combination herb (i'm female) for many months, and nothing bad happened...
I don't know if it helps with acne or not, but it certainly didn't cause me any strange side effects.

Old 12-02-2003, 04:06 PM   #5
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Re: please help....

Originally Posted by *wemmy*
can women take saw palmetto? has anyone tried taking saw palmetto for their acne? does it help??
Here is a quote from SweetJade1...

Originally Posted by SweetJade1
Several people have tried this. It's sorta the herbal alternative to Spiro. You've got to take large amounts of this though. Depending on how hormonal and severe your acne is, that could 1000mg - 2000mg to see results.

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