wild yam


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wild yam

wild yam

Quite a useful plant. Vine with alternating leaves, which have very prominent veins which run lengthwise from the center top of the heart shape out into a fan pattern. Root runs horizontal underground. Small greenish yellow flowers droop is clusters (male) and droopy spike heads (female). The thick parts of the root (tuber) is the part you want. Most steroid hormones were originally derived from yams. Provides building blocks for progesterone. Used to help all kinds of female problems, like painful menses, PMS, menopause, hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes and vaginal dryness. Wild yam also strengthens the adrenal glands, which assists with hormone balance. Antiinflammatory, antispasmodic, antiviral, antibacterial, vasodilator Supports the growth of beneficial intestinal flora. Source of phytoestrogens to prevent bone loss. Components from the root used to treat asthma, arthritis, eczema, colic, gastrointestinal & digestive issues like irritable bowel, spasms, rheumatism, menopause, sexual issues, labor pains, morning sickness, impotence, prostate, high blood pressure, migraines, bursitis, dermatitis, bites, stings, rashes. But wait, there’s more... it’s also used to help the liver and endocrine system. Root tea is easy way of taking it.
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Wild yam root contains steroidal saponins with diosgenin as the aglycone (Bone 2003a).
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Companion" plants that indicate a good site include Jack-in-the-pulpit, bloodroot, Solomon's seal, jewel weed, galax, trillium, wild yam, hepatica, black cohosh, and wild ginger.
The wild yam contains a substance similar to DHEA and in a laboratory setting can be converted into DHEA.
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The bio natural process is plant-derived and comes from the wild yam.
If you are menopausal, a cream containing wild yam and marigold can help.
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They are derived from the molecule diosgenin, which occurs naturally in soybeans and the wild yam.
According to the report, available evidence shows estrogen is the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms, that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors appear to reduce hot flashes, and that the few studies available on alternative products, such as wild yam, soy, and black cohosh, used to reduce symptoms have shown little or no benefit with these treatments.
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If a product claims to contain only wild yam extract or diosgenin but causes progestin-like effects, then it is mislabeled and actually contains progesterone; however, it is impossible to know how much progesterone it contains, and how much will be absorbed.