Wild Yam 100% Organic Root Cut & Sifted Herb
Artificial Colour Free
No Harmful Heavy Metals
Wild Yam Used for centuries by the Native Americans to treat a variety of diseases, Wild Yam contains a calming effect. As some of the old names (Colic Root, Rheumatism Root) suggest, this herb was highly considered for providing relief from colic (especially in babies) and lessening the pain of rheumatism. It has a persevering history in Japanese medication where it was used as a medicine for infertility and for the pain of child delivery.
Several studies reveal wild yam has strong antifungal properties and may help fight yeast and other fungal infections.
- High Cholesterol
- Breast Cancer
- Menopause and Osteoporosis
- Muscle spasms
- Digestive Health
Wild yam is available as cut, liquid extract, and as powder. The powdered form may be bought in capsules or compressed tablets. The fluid extract can be made into herbal tea. Creams including wild yam are also available.
How to Take It
Wild yam hasn’t been studied in children, so it is not suggested for children’s
Wild yam often comes in tablet form as a dried herb. Usually, it is dosed in a tincture, which is an alcohol extract. It is also available as a 12% cream for topical use.
Ask your physician to assist you to find the proper dose.
Note: Wild yam is oftentimes mixed with other herbs said to have estrogen-like effects, such as black cohosh. Wild yam creams, as well as tablets and powders, may contain synthetic hormones. Check the ingredients carefully.
Expiration: All tonics, loose teas, herbal leaves, and powders should be refrigerated after the seal is broken for the longest potency and freshness of herbs. Herbal compounds such as tinctures and capsules don’t need to be refrigerated and should be stored in a cool, dark place out of direct light.
These methods will guarantee the longest potency and freshness. All herbal compounds will have an expiration date on item packages effective immediately. If Stored correctly these herbal compounds will last far longer than the recommended expiration date.
|Package Dimensions||7 x 6 x 2 inches; 2 Ounces|
|Product Certification||USDA Organics|
|Product Expiration||If properly stored in a sealed container, herbs are good for 180 days|
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|Ideal for||Ideal for All Herbal Necessities for Adults, also Children Safe|
|Number of Items||1|
|Is Product Expirable||If properly stored, herbs are good for 180 days|
|Additional Details||American Based Business Distributing Globally|
|Legal Disclaimer||Statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.|
|Ingredients||100% Pure Herb|
|Child Safety||Keep Out of the Reach of Children.
|Storage||Store away from heat & light. Air tight glass jar is recommended.|
|Additives||Free of any additives or preservatives.|
|Storage||Store in a sealed container in a cool, dry place.
|Additives||Free of any additives or preservatives.|
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|Dimensions||7 × 6 × 2 in|
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Wild yam has been used traditionally for uterine and ovarian spasms, including dysmenorrhea. When used for infertility it is used to optimize estrogen levels and improve the quality and quantity of cervical mucus, if the cervical mucus is too viscous or too sparse.[ Source]
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