Anti-inflammatory, relaxes muscles spasms and used for its rejuvenating effects. Good for gallbladder disorders, hypoglycemia and kidney stones. Wild Yam nourishes the digestive system and the nerves.
having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders
A tuberous plant found in the tropics. The roots contain a natural form of the female hormone progesterone. Wild yam cream or tincture can be helpful for relieving menopause symptoms.
Dioscorea. Used as a spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory, mild diaphoretic, anti-rheumatic, and it is used for treating: cramps, diverticulitis, intestinal colic, intermittent claudication, muscular rheumatism, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ovarian & uterine pain
Wild Yam is a remedy that can be used to relieve intestinal colic, to soothe diverticulitis, ease dysmenorrhoea and ovarian and uterine pains. It also helps treat rheumatoid arthritis. Its actions include: anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, hepatic, cholagogue, and diaphoretic.