Wild Yam Powder
Wild Yam is also known as Colic Root. Wild yam powder has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb. It was used by the Mayans and Aztecs. Normally, it has been used to balance female hormones. It is also used to relieve the pain of childbirth.
Modern research states that wild yam powder has many steroidal saponins. These are used to produce progesterone. These are used to alleviate the symptoms of various disorders. Such disorders include asthma and arthritis.
Many believe that the segments of wild yam powder can mimic the effects of DHEA. DHEA is a naturally occurring hormone. This is a precursor to human sex hormones. As such, it is a natural method of balancing the menstrual cycle. It also aids in alleviating symptoms of menopause and PMS.
Wild yam powder can help in the relief of:
- irritable bowel syndrome.
- spasmodic cramps.
- issues with the gallbladder.
There are other benefits of wild yam powder.
It is a natural antioxidant. It has nutrients that can attack free radicals in the body. It can assist in warding off cancer and heart-related diseases.
It can also aid in improving digestion. This is due to its alkaloid content. These help relax the muscles in the stomach. It can also help in improving metabolism.
Its muscle relieving properties can help other muscle pains. Hence it can help in the relief of arthritis.
Many researches state that it can also aid in lowering cholesterol.
Wild yam powder can also assist in improving lung functions. It can help in relieving cough caused by weak lungs. Those who are on the path to quitting smoking can greatly benefit in this product.
To use: Take two capsules 2 to 3 times per day at mealtimes. Otherwise, follow the directions by your physician. Pregnant or nursing women should not use wild yam.