Saw Palmetto is a type of shrub tree which grows in the south east of the United States. They can reach up to 4 meters in height. The length of each leaf can reach 1.5 meters in length. The leaves are arranged in the form of a fan and another feature of the leaves is that their edges are sharp. Because of that they called ''saw'' palmetto.
Saw Palmetto has a fruit about 3 cm in diameter. Saw palmetto is the plant of tropical climates, has a conical body and is a pretty plant. Saw palmetto have fruits of olive size, the fruit is green in the growth phase. then yellow-brown and in mature turn to black-violet color.
In America it was used as a herbal treatment against rosacea, dysentery, kidney diseases, blood pressure problems, blood pressure treatment and eye problems which are used by Amerindians. stems and branches were also used in broom construction. Saw palmetto fruits used in wine production with the aim of providing resistance.
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