(Dioscorea villosa) This herb has been extremely helpful with gynecological problems by lessening cramping and pain during the menstrual cycle and has been known to trigger production of progesterone. Throughout history Wild Yam Root has been helping women with cramps, headaches, migraines, hot flashes, insomnia,and vaginal dryness. Not to mention that is has beta carotene which maintains a healthy cholesterol level. Native Americans used this herb for morning sickness, childbirth, arthritis, and digestive problems. Reduces muscle spasms, inflammation and promotes perspiration. Also good for gall bladder disorders, hypoglycemia and kidney stones.
Properties Include: Alkaloids, Dioscin, Diosgenin, Phytosterols, Starch, Steroidal Saponins and Tannins.