Wild yam is one of the most widely used tonic herbs. Because the herb has a neutral energy and therefore is neither hot nor cold, it benefits everybody who takes it. It helps to build strong digestion and metabolism.
Wild yam also helps strengthen improve lung function, benefiting the whole body. It is commonly used in formulations designed to relieve coughing due to weakened lungs.
Dioscorea has been promoted for the treatment of menstrual dysfunction, nausea in pregnancy, urinary tract infections, rheumatoid arthritis, cholera, nervous excitement, and gas expulsion. However, research reveals no clinical data regarding the use of wild yam for any condition.
1.Wild Yam Extract contains diosgenin, which has anti-fatigue, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, hypocholesterolemic, and estrogenic effects.
2.Wild Yam Extract is antispasmodic, and could be helpful for nausea of pregnant women(morning sickness), spasmodic hiccough and asthma. Most women experience lack of Wild Yam Extract, not estrogen.
3.Natural Wild Yam Extract supplements are used to balance estrogen. Natural progesterone has a structure similar to that of human progesterone and is made form plant fats; One of such fats is Wild Yam Extract
4.Wild Yam Extractis reach in diosgenin, so it became the most popular source of natural progesterone.