Saw Palmetto/Breast Growth

Saw Palmetto/Breast Growth

Posted in the Baldness Forum

First Prev
of 3
Next Last

Phoenix, AZ

#1 Feb 9, 2009
I want to try Saw Palmetto to prevent hair loss as my hair around the temples has started to recede (pretty normal I guess, I'm 25). But I read that another use for Saw Palmetto is to stimulate breast growth in women AND men. Yeah, I don't want that. Does anyone have any experience taking saw palmetto and experiencing breast growth or lack thereof?

Since: Feb 09

London, UK

#2 Feb 20, 2009
I'm about to start in under a week or so, I'll let you know if you can hold on. It might take a while. If you want my opinion on the matter, the those accusations are false.


Westfield, MA

#3 Dec 8, 2010
Have been taking 160 mg of Saw Palmetto twice a day for a little over a month for BPH and have experienced significant breast growth! I am about 40 lbs overweight which does not help at all. My BPH symptoms are much improved so I have a very difficult decision to make. Conventional medical treatments for my BPH symptoms have had little or no effect. My wife says stay on the Saw Palmetto and who cares if I have breasts if it's helping me. My fear is that I will soon be needing my wifes bras!


#4 Dec 8, 2010
I really doubt Saw Palmetto would do all that. I know it can cause some mild side effects but it is 1/10,000 the strength DHT blocker Propecia is. If you took Propecia or Avodart and did not get side effects than the sides you are having are not from Saw Palmetto most likely. Also instead of coming to a forum to complain of sides while you continue taking the stuff, why not stop taking it and see you Doctor.

United States

#6 Feb 14, 2011
I have been taking saw Palmetto for about two years now and my boobs have filled out two cup sizes.





Reply »
Report Abuse Judge it!


#7 Feb 14, 2011
Very unlikely Jenna, even with Dutasteride that would not happen.

United States

#8 Mar 29, 2011
Slimpunkass wrote:
Very unlikely Jenna, even with Dutasteride that would not happen.
If you look up saw palmetto its beneifts and side effects, everything will will tell you increase in breast growth. It's definately true. If you don't believe me just look it up anywhere!

Baton Rouge, LA

#9 Jul 24, 2011
I started taking it to help the hair shedding I was having and I noticed my chest went up about a half a cup size. I thought it was just my imagination but...I'm pretty much busting out of all of my bras. Before taking it, I never heard anything about it increasing chest size. I wouldn't of taken it if I knew.
small bust

Malax, Finland

#10 Nov 24, 2011
Hi, have I understood things right. A pill a day and the shame away. Does it or does it not make breasts grow on women?
late bloomer

Redlands, CA

#11 Mar 3, 2012
Jenna wrote:
I have been taking saw Palmetto for about two years now and my boobs have filled out two cup sizes.
what is the exact brand of the saw palmetto you were taking? what were you taking it for ? were there any side effects?

Ridgewood, NY

#12 May 11, 2012
I started taking saw palmetto vitamins a week ago... I'm like a 36B but I want to go to a C cup and I will be fine... I hope it works :D

New York, NY

#13 May 12, 2012
Jenna wrote:
I have been taking saw Palmetto for about two years now and my boobs have filled out two cup sizes.
Hi Jenna

Can you tell me which saw plamento brand you were taking? can you tell me what was the quantity and what is your age?

Ridgewood, NY

#14 May 30, 2012
yeah jenna tell us is it sunshine supplements the brand?

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#15 Jun 4, 2012
Ive taken saw palmetto for 4 years or so. Im a guy and no boobs have happened.
It helps with androgenic alopecia, your hair wont stop thinning but it will slow down.

Bakersfield, CA

#16 Jun 12, 2012
Slimpunkass wrote:
Very unlikely Jenna, even with Dutasteride that would not happen.
This guy is definitely under 25 and obv an effing moron. Guy prob has never actually touched, taken or even known anyone with saw palmetto I guarantee this guy is an idiot I took it for myself a few different times, always for bph and always within a month I get guarantee breast growth. Thing is ive always had a pocket of fat under my nipples which is way normal for a big % of most men past 30. I think if you already have this "starter pocket" your much more likely to have the breast growth since your already prone to it.

Either way slim is exactly why u don't listen to dipshit kids on the Internet with no life.

Grovetown, GA

#17 Jul 8, 2012
so how long where you taking the pills before u realized your boobs were growing?

Crawley, UK

#18 Jul 9, 2012
i was taking this for 2 years on and off, and i've gotta say its only in the last couple months i've realised my chest isn't muscle but some other tissue, since i had to quit training for a job.

if i was able to start working out again it would probably become unnoticeable again, but yeah needless to say i'm a little concerned.

i was taking the holland and barretts brand SP.
#19 Oct 11, 2012
I have been on finasteride, which helped a great deal while I continued estrogen/progesterone therapy. I was on female hormones for about three yrs. I also supplement L-arginine; fennel seed; soy isoflavones, and maintain a diet high in phytoestrogens. I have had great results,(a healthy B cup) nipples are huge! I'm going to add saw palmetto to my regimen.I have heard that dong quai is a great herb for breast dev.

Indiana, PA

#20 Dec 24, 2012
SP will increase breast size. Slowly. By itself it would probably take years for it to enlarge your breasts. The reason it does this is because of Phytoestrogens, the plant version of estrogen. Although it is NOT a hormone like estrogen, your body will react to it in a similar manner. For example in this case, it will affect your breasts by causing the area to retain water, which results in larger breasts. But, taking one pill of just SP alone most likely will not achieve this. You need HIGH VOLUME of phytoestrogens being introduced by different supplements and foods, while being applied in different ways.

Natural chemicals are what develop your body. High calcium in your diet helps for better nails, hair, and bones. Sugars from fruit help sperm count and energy. Vitamin E makes your skin better. If you control the amounts, balanced or unbalanced for an effect, you control the development of your body. It CAN be done. We are not machines that cannot be changed, we are biology.
Bigger boobs

Oviedo, FL

#21 Dec 29, 2012
How long does it take to see results, how much should I take and what brand

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker
First Prev
of 3
Next Last

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Baldness Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Nuhair and Harifin ( generic propecia ) (Jul '06) May 22 Reed 14
News Propecia: A highly beneficial hair loss treatme... (Apr '10) May 21 Aguirre 15
News Real Hair Loss Solutions (Jun '08) Apr '18 kaitava 75
News Herbal-H: A Safe And Effective Hair Loss Treatment (Jul '10) Apr '18 ritare 48
News Can Propecia Help Me? I am in my 20s and I'm Lo... (Oct '08) Apr '18 bogali 119
News Saw Palmetto | Herbal Treatment for Hair Loss (Aug '07) Apr '18 gidene 51
News Female and losing your hair? Don't worry h- her... (Mar '15) Feb '18 ChristinaMack 4