After the age of 40, many men are inconvenienced by an enlarged prostate. They may have to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. Saw palmetto can improve the quality of life of men suffering with prostate ailments such as enlarged prostate and prostatitis. Saw Palmetto is often combined with other prostrate supplements to boost health benefits. Saw Palmetto contains fatty acids and sterols that are helpful for many aspects of prostate and urinary health.