Wild Yam Powder – 30 ct
The wild yam powder has been used for centuries. It is also known as a Colic Root. It has been used as a medicinal extract from its herb. It was first used by the Mayans and Aztecs.
Its traditional use was to balance female hormones. It is also used in relieving pains from childbirth.
Studies indicate that wild yam powder has many steroidal saponins. These are used in progesterone production. It can also be used as a contraceptives. It can also aid in treating various disorders. Some examples of such illnesses are asthma and arthritis.
Many believe that wild yam powder mimics DHEA. DHEA is a naturally occurring hormone. It is the precursor to human sex hormones.
The yam powder can also help in regulating the menstrual cycle of women. It also helps in treating symptoms of menopause and PMS.
It is also used to treat symptoms of:
- irritable bowel syndrome.
- spasmodic cramps.
- other issues with the gallbladder.
It can also have good effects to the blood. It has positive effects to the blood sugar. It helps regulate blood sugar levels. It can also aid in boosting HDL. HDL is the good cholesterol in the blood.
It can also assist in treating amenorrhea. This is the absence of the menstrual cycle in women. Stress, some medications, or medical conditions can cause this. Yam powder mimics the effects of estrogen. This is useful in stimulating women’s period. It can also aid in reducing menstrual cramps. It can also be used in natural estrogen therapy.
It may also help in balancing hormones.
There are also studies that it aids in fighting free radicals. Thus, it can be treated as an antioxidant.
To use: Take two capsules 2 to 3x per day at mealtimes; or as otherwise directed by your physician. Pregnant or nursing women should not use wild yam.
Scientific name: Dioscorea villosa