Wild Yam Root, Dioscorea villosa


Size: per gram (50g minimum)

conventionally grown in the USA

Wild Yam Root

Dioscorea villosa

Aluka, China Root, Devil's-bones,Mexican Wild Yam, Rheumatism Root, Shan-yao, Yuma, Colic Root, Devil's Bones, Dioscorea, Wilde Yamwurzel.

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.

No therapeutic claim   is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 


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Actions: Anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, hepatic, cholagogue, diaphoretic.
This dried root is commonly used for nausea during pregnancy and bilious colic. It may help with neuralgic affections, spasmodic hiccough and spasmodic asthma, as well as may help with cramping that comes with painful cholera morbus and may help as an antispasmodic.
This valuable herb was at one time the sole source of the chemicals that were used as the raw materials for contraceptive hormone manufacture. In herbal medicine Wild Yam is a remedy that can be used to relieve intestinal colic, to soothediverticulitis, ease dysmenorrhoea and ovarian and uterine pains. It is of great use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, especially the acute phase where there is intense inflammation.
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