Wild Yam Root (Cut & Sifted) (Wild Crafted) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Wild Yam,also known as Mexican Yam, is a perennial vine, belonging to the Salicaeae family. It has a pale brown, cylindrical, twisted, tuberous rhizome and a thin, woolly, reddish-brown stem. The vine is twisting and climbing, with leaves that are alternating and broadly ovate, and very small dioecious greenish yellow flowers.
Origin: United States
Other Names: Aluka, Barbasco, China Root, Chipahuacxituitl, Colic Root, Devil's Bones, Mexican Wild Yam, Mexican Yam, Rheumatism Root, Shan Yao, Yuma
Part Used: Root
Medicinal Uses: Wild Yam is known to relax the muscles and promote glandular balance in women. It helps the body balance hormone levels and aslso nourishes the digestive system and the nerves.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Wild Yam Root should not to be used during pregnancy.